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Catherine J. Lavender <email@example.com>
The College of Staten Island/CUNY
|Address:||Department of History, 2N 215
2800 Victory Boulevard
Staten Island, New York 10314
|List Affiliations:||Former List Editor for H-West
|Interests:||American History / Studies
Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Catherine J. Lavender, Ph.D.
Department of History
The College of Staten Island
The City University of New York
2800 Victory Boulevard, 2N 215
Staten Island, NY 10314
Ph.D., History, 1997, University of Colorado-Boulder
Dissertation: Storytellers: Feminist Ethnography and the American Southwest, 1900-1940
Dissertation Advisors: Lee Chambers and Patricia Nelson Limerick
M.A., History, 1991, University of Colorado-Boulder
Thesis: Bringing Down the Clouds: Maria Chona, Ruth Underhill, and Papago Woman
B.A., History, 1985, University of Colorado-Boulder
TEACHING AND ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE
Director, American Studies Program, The College of Staten Island/CUNY, January 1999 to present.
Director, M.A. Program in History, Department of History, The College of Staten Island/CUNY, January 2006 to present.
Associate Professor, Department of History, The City University of New York, The College of Staten Island/CUNY, 2003 to present.
Assistant Professor, Department of History, The City University of New York, The College of Staten Island/CUNY, 1996 to 2003.
Catherine Lavender, Scientists and Storytellers: Feminist Ethnographers and the Construction of the American Southwest (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2006).
Catherine Lavender and Lillian Schlissel, eds., The Western Women's Reader (New York: HarperCollins, 2000).
Catherine Lavender, "Ruth Murray Underhill and the People of the Crimson Evening," in Shirley Leckie and Nancy Parezo, eds., Out on Their Own Frontier: Women Intellectuals and the Re-Visioning of the West, 1900-1960 (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, forthcoming).
C. Lavender, "Not-So-Plain Anne Ellis," critical introduction to Plain Anne Ellis (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1997).
C. Lavender, WestWeb (www.library.csi.cuny.edu/westweb/).
(For a complete listing and syllabi, see: www.library.csi.cuny.edu/dept/history/lavender/mainprevious.html)
Women's History Courses:
Introduction to Women's History
American Women's History
Western American Women
Women in New York City, 1890-1940
Gender and Sexuality in American Women's History
Multicultural and Transnational Feminisms (CUNY Graduate Center)
Proseminar, Contemporary Feminist Thought (CUNY Graduate Center)
U.S. History/American Studies Courses:
American Issues, Ideas, and Institutions
American Popular Culture
American Republic, 1788-1850
Race and Class in American History, 1877-1914
American Modernism, 1914-1945
Locality and Historical Memory
Cold War America (Graduate Seminar)
U.S. History, 1900-1940 (Graduate Seminar)
Twentieth-Century U.S. Cultural History (CSI/CUNY M.A. Program in History)
American Studies Histories and Methods (American Studies Program, CUNY Graduate Center)
Historical Method Courses:
Introduction to Historical Method
Advanced Historical Research Seminar
Historical Method and Historiography (CSI/CUNY, M.A. Program in History)
Thesis Seminar (CSI/CUNY M.A. Program in History)
Honors College Seminars:
Cultural Exchange and Globalization
American Frontiers & Borderlands
Western Utopias & Dystopias