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Lisa Levenstein

Dr. Lisa Levenstein

Contact Information

Email: levenstein@uncg.edu
Office: 339 Curry


Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2002
M.A., University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1997
A.B., Brown University, 1994

Academic Positions

Director, Women's and Gender Studies Program, 2019-
Director, UNCG Humanities Network and Consortium, 2016-2019
Professor, University of North Carolina Greensboro, 2021-present 
Associate Professor, University of North Carolina Greensboro, 2010-2021 
Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina Greensboro, 2002-2010

Research Interests

  • 20th Century U.S. Women and Gender
  • Transnational Feminism
  • Contemporary U.S. Feminism
  • African American Women
  • Postwar Social Movements

Selected Publications

Book cover: They Didn't See Us Coming Book cover: A Movement Without Marches

Selected Research Awards and Fellowships

  • 2017-2018: American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship
  • 2016-17 and 2010-11: Linda Carlisle Research Award, UNCG Department of Women's and Gender Studies
  • 2014-2015: National Humanities Center Fellowship
  • 2014: Franklin Research Grant, American Philosophical Society
  • 2012: Anne Firor Scott Mid-Career Fellowship, Southern Association for Women's Historians

Ph.D. Dissertations Directed

  • Robbins Marritt, Angela (BS, UNC Greensboro; MA, UNC Greensboro) "Bridging the Old South and the New: Women in the Economic Transformation of the North Carolina Piedmont, 1865-1920"
  • Thomas, Susan (BA, Greensboro College; MA, UNC Greensboro) "Chain Gangs, Roads, and Reform in North Carolina, 1900-1935." Received UNCG Outstanding Dissertation Award.
  • Dudley-Shotwell, Hannah G. (BA, College of William and Mary; MA, UNC Greensboro) "Feminist Self-Help in the Women's Health Movement, 1970s-1990s." Received UNCG Outstanding Dissertation Award.
  • Strohmer, Therese (BS, Southern Oregon University; MA, UNC Greensboro) "Soldiers, Not WACS: How Women's Integration Transformed the Army, 1964-1994"
  • Licata, Justina (BA, Wagner College; MA, UNC Greensboro) "The Life and Death of Norplant: How Feminists and Class Action Lawyers Brought Down the Most Promising Birth Control Device in Decades"

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