Faculty & Staff Directory
Campus Address: CA 503T
Phone: (317) 274-8017
Associate Professor of History and Philanthropic Studies
Adjunct Associate Professor of Women's Studies
Adjunct Associate Professor of American Studies
Faculty of the University Graduate School
A.B., Mount Holyoke College, 1978
M.A., New York University, 1984
M.Phil., New York University, 1986
Ph.D., New York University, 1997
U.S. history; late nineteenth and twentieth centuries; American philanthropy; women; religion; U.S. race relations; women and banking; and history of citizenship.
Richard L. Wentworth Prize for Christian Sisterhood, Race Relations, and the YWCA, 2008;
Gateway Scholar, 2004-05;
IU President's Arts & Humanities Initiative Grant, 2002-03;
Indiana University Fellow in Nonprofit Governance, 1989-1991, and numerous fellowships.
Christian Sisterhood, Race Relations, and the YWCA, 1906-46 (University of Illinois Press, 2007);
chapters in: Women and their Money, 1700-1950; Private Action and Public Good; and Men and Women Adrift: The YMCA and the YWCA in the City.
Entries in: Notable American Women, Encyclopedia of New York City, Eleanor Roosevelt Encyclopedia, and Civil Rights in the United States.
Member, Advisory Board to the Indiana Women's History Association.