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Joanne E. Passet <email@example.com>
Indiana University East
I am currently working on a biography of Juliet H. Severance, a freethinking Spiritualist and water-cure physician who became a third-party political activist in the late-nineteenth century.
2325 Chester Blvd.
Richmond, Indiana 47374
|List Affiliations:||Advisory Board Member for H-Women
Reviewer for H-Histsex
|Reviews:||Utopian Vision and Women's Liberation in the Flyover Zone
|Interests:||African American History / Studies
American History / Studies
Library and Information Science
Women, Gender, and Sexuality
University of Wisconsin Madison, WI 1994-99 Ph.D.
Indiana University Bloomington, IN 1982-88 Ph.D.
Indiana University Bloomington, IN 1979-80 M.L.S
Bowling Green State University Bowling Green, OH 1977-79 M.A.
Bluffton College Bluffton, OH 1972-75 B.A.
Sex Radicals and the Quest for Women’s Equality. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2003.
Cultural Crusaders: Women Librarians in the American West. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1994. Translated into Japanese and published by the Kyoto University Library and Information Science Study Group, 2004.
Aspirations and Mentoring in an Academic Environment. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1994.
“Making Way for God’s Kingdom: Socialism and Free Love in Berlin Heights, Ohio.” Northwest Ohio Quarterly 73 (Winter 2001): 3-26.
“Men in a Feminized Field: The Male Librarian, 1887-1921.” Libraries & Culture 28 (Fall 1993), 385-402.
“Entering the Professions: Women Library Educators and the Placement of Female Students, 1887-1912.” History of Education Quarterly 31 (Summer 1991), 207-228.
“Bringing the Public Library Gospel to the American West.” Journal of the West 30 (July 1991), 45-52.
“Reaching the Rural Reader: Traveling Libraries in America, 1892-1920.” Libraries & Culture 26 (Winter 1991), 100-118. Also reprinted in Reading & Libraries, edited by Donald G. Davis, Jr. (Austin: University of Texas at Austin, 1991), 100-118.
“Women Academic Librarians on the Western Frontier, 1900-1920.” Library Quarterly 60 (October 1990), 320-336.
I have presented conference papers at the Organization of American Historians, American Studies Association, Rural Women's Studies Association, Great Lakes History Conference, Womens and Gender Historians of the Midwest, and Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing.
History of American Librarianship
U. S. History I & II
Origins of Modern America
U. S. History, 1917-45
U. S. Women's History
Radicals and Reformers in American History
Rural and Small Town America
Since 1988, I have taught at UCLA, Indiana University (Bloomington), Bluffton College, Dominican University, and Indiana University East. Prior to that I worked as a librarian and archivist at Indiana University (Bloomington).