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Susan Mumm <Mumms@queensu.ca>
I am working on the history of the YWCA, from 1855-1920 in Britain and the Commonwealth. Previous publications include research on the international trafficking of women in the nineteenth century (the 'white slave trade'); 19th century children's homes in Britain;
women's religious communities in Victorian Britain;
and nursing history.
|Address:||Dean of Arts and Science
|List Affiliations:||Advisory Board Member for H-Albion
|Interests:||Religious Studies and Theology
Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Degrees and Memberships
D.Phil, History, University of Sussex, 1993
Fellow, Royal Historical Society, 2002
Council Member, Church of England Record Society, 2004-08
Associate Member, International Centre for the Study of Criminolgy, 2004.
(Ed.) The Greenwood Encylopedia of Love, Courtship, and Sexuality through History (Greenwood:NY), 2008.
Religion Today: a Reader. (Ashgate Press/Open University, Aldershot), 2002.
All Saints Sisters of the Poor: An Anglican Community in the Nineteenth Century. Volume 9 in the Church of England Record Society series, Brewster & Boydell, 2001.
Stolen Daughters, Virgin Mothers: Anglican Sisterhoods in Victorian Britain. London: Leicester University Press, 1999.
Stolen Daughters, Virgin Mothers: Anglican Sisterhoods in Victorian Britain. London: Continuum International Publishing Group, 2001. (paperback edition).
Articles and Chapters
'Making Space, Taking Space: Women and Spatial Discomfort in Victorian Religion' Victorian Spaces (Leeds, 2006).
'Josephine Butler and the International Traffic in Women', in The Gender, Race, and Class: the Legacy of Josephine Butler, eds. D. Neale and J. Daggers (New York, 2006).
‘Women, Ministry and Ordination in the Christian Tradition’, in Religion in History: Conflict, Conversion, and Coexistence, edited by John Wolffe (2005), Manchester University Press.
‘What it Meant and What it Means: Feminism, Religion, and Interpretation’ in D. Herbert (ed.) Religion and Social Transformations (Ashgate Press Aldershot), 2002. , pp. 115-142,
‘Aspirational Indians: North American Indigenous Religion and the New Age’, , in J. Pearson (ed.) Belief Beyond Boundaries: Wicca, Celtic Spirituality and the New Age (Ashgate Press Aldershot, 2002. pp. 103-31.
'Ellice Hopkins and the Defaced Image of Christ' In Transfiguring the Faith of Their Fathers: Women's Theology in Nineteenth-Century Britain. Ed. Julie Melnyk. Garland, New York. 1998, pp. 165-186..
‘I Love my Sex: Two Late-Victorian Pulpit Women' In Women, Scholarship, and Criticism, eds. G. Perry & J. Bellamy. Manchester University Press, London. 2000, pp 204-221.
'Not Worse Than Other Girls': The Convent-Based Rehabilitation of Fallen Women in Victorian England', Journal of Social History, March 1996, pp. 43-62.
'Writing for Their Lives: Women Applicants to the Royal Literary Fund, 1840-1880'. Publishing History 27 (1990) pp. 27-48.