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Kate Haulman Associate Professor Department of History

Contact
Send email to Kate Haulman
(202) 885-2417 (Office)
CAS - History
Battelle Tompkins - 149
Thursdays 12-2pm, 3:45-5:15pm, & by appt.
Additional Positions at AU
Director of Graduate Studies
2008-2010 Clendenen Professor of History
Affiliated faculty, Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies; American Studies
Degrees
Ph.D., History, Cornell University; M.A., History, Southern Methodist University; B.A., American Studies, Florida State University

Bio
Kate Haulman researches and teaches early North American and American women's and gender history. She is the author of The Politics of Fashion in Eighteenth-Century America (University of North Carolina Press, 2011), winner of the Berkshire Conference Prize for Best First Book in the History of Women, Gender, and/or Sexuality, and co-editor, with Pamela Nadell, of Making Women's Histories: Beyond National Perspectives (New York University Press, 2013).
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Department of History
For the Media
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Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Work In Progress

The Long Life of Mary Washington (book)

American Genius: A Cultural History (book)

Selected Publications

  • Making Women's Histories: Beyond National Perspectives, co-edited with Pamela S. Nadell (New York University Press, 2013)
  • "Rods and Reels: Social Clubs and Political Culture in Early Pennsylvania," Early American Studies, forthcoming, vol. 12, no.1 (Winter, 2014), 143-73.
  • The Politics of Fashion in Eighteenth-Century America (University of North Carolina Press, Gender and American Culture Series, 2011)
  • "Mixed Messages: Women's Fashion and American National Identity," The Magazine Antiques (Summer 2010), 168-73.
  • “Defining ‘American Women’s History’,” in Major Problems in American Women’s History, Mary Beth Norton and Ruth Alexander, eds., 3rd ed. (New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2006)
  • “Fashion and the Culture Wars of Revolutionary Philadelphia,” William and Mary Quarterly, 3rd ser., vol. 62, no. 4 (October 2005), 625-62.
  • “Room in Back: Before and Beyond the Nation in Women’s/Gender History,” Journal of Women’s History, vol. 15, no 2 (Spring 2003), 167-71.

Research Interests

Early America, The History of Women, Gender, and Sexuality, Cultural History

Honors, Awards, and Fellowships

  • Berkshire Conference of Women Historians Prize for Best First Book in the History of Women, Gender, and/or Sexuality for The Politics of Fashion in Eighteenth-Century America
  • National Endowment for the Humanities - Independent Research Institution Fellowship, Winterthur Museum and Library
  • Library Company of Philadelphia - American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Fellowship
  • New York Historical Society - Rosenwald Fellowship
  • American Antiquarian Society - Legacy Fellowship
  • David Library of the American Revolution - In-Residence Fellowship
  • Co-Winner of the 2003 Messenger-Chalmers Prize for the Best Dissertation on Human Progress and the Evolution of Civilization

 

 

AU News & Achievements

Politics of Fashion

Research ·

Fashion in 18th-Century America

Kate Haulman explores the impact of style in the revolutionary era.
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