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								Anita J																 Morgan

Anita J Morgan

Senior Lecturer for History
Department: History
(317) 278-9020
CA 504N

Education

Education

  • PhD, Purdue University 1997
  • MA, Purdue University 1992
  • MS, Purdue University 1984
  • BS, Purdue University 1979

Teaching

Teaching

US History I and II (HIST H105, H106), US Women’s History I (HIST A342), Early American Republic (HIST A 303 and A304), Lincoln (HIST A343), Indiana History (HIST A363), The Nature of History (HIST H217), Capstone (HIST J495)

Awards

Awards

  • IU Bicentennial Medal 2020
  • Dorothy Riker Hoosier Historian Award, Indiana Historical Society 2020
  • Jacob P. Dunn, Jr., Award, Indiana Historical Society 2020
  • May Wright Sewall Fellowship, Indiana Humanities 2019
  • Speakers Bureau for Woman Suffrage, Indiana Humanities 2019
  • Outstanding Lecturer Award School of Liberal Arts 2011
  • Favorite Professor Night Intercollegiate Athletics, multiple years

Publications

Publications

  •  “We Must Be Fearless”: A History of Woman Suffrage in Indiana, Indiana Historical Society Press, March 2020.
  • “Working Together . . . There is Nothing We Cannot Accomplish,” Traces of Indiana and Midwestern History 32(1) Winter 2020, 4-15.
  • “An Act of Tardy Justice,” Indiana Humanities Women’s Suffrage Centennial web site, 2019
  • “Takin it to the Streets: Hoosier Women’s Suffrage Automobile Tour,” Blog for Indiana Historical Bureau, July 2019
  • “The Responsibilities of a Community at War”: County and State Government Aid to Hoosier Soldiers’ Families during the Civil War,” Indiana Magazine of History, Vol. 113, No. 1 (March 2017), 48-77.
  • Co-editor with Nancy Gabin for the Hoosier Women at Work special bicentennial issue of the Indiana Magazine of History. Co-wrote introductory essay: Nancy Gabin and Anita Morgan, “Taking Indiana Women’s History in the Twenty-First Century,” Indiana Magazine of History, Vol. 112, No. 4 (December 2016), 282-288.
  • “The Unfinished Story: Indiana Women and the Bicentennial,” Traces of Indiana and Midwestern History, 28(4) Fall 2016, (invited article for a special issue on the state of Indiana’s bicentennial)
  • “Indiana Arsenal” through the Indiana Historical Bureau’s online site to commemorate 150th anniversary of the Civil War, 2013
  • “Questions of Land Ownership in Colonial New York: The Case of Eve Pickard,” New York History, Volume 91, Number 1, Winter 2010, 5-23.
  • “’Notorious Home of Harlotry’: Prostitution in the Ohio Valley, 1850-1860,” Ohio Valley History, Volume 3, Number 1, Spring 2003, 17-30
  • “‘Woman as Force’ in Indiana History,” in The State of Indiana History (Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Society) 2001 (invited book chapter)
  • “‘Woman as Force’ in Indiana History,” Traces of Indiana and Midwestern History, 12(1) Winter 2000 (invited article for a special issue on women in Indiana)
  • “Fabricating Independence: Industrial Labor in Antebellum Indiana,” Michigan Historical Review, Volume 22, Number 2, Fall 1997, pp. 1-2

Service

Service

  • President, Indiana Association of Historians
  • Board Member Indiana Magazine of History
  • Hoosier Women at Work organizing committee

Academic Interests

Academic Interests

Woman suffrage, women’s history, Indiana history, early American republic, Civil War

Location

Location:
CA 504N
Address:
425 University Boulevard
Indianapolis, IN 46202