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Women’s History Month Profiles


Women’s History Month Profiles

In celebration of Women’s History Month, we recognize the research and scholarship of those working to advance our understanding and perspectives of women’s history.




Honorée Fanonne Jeffers

Professor Honorée Fanonne Jeffers is a poet, novelist, critic, scholar and educator in the Department of English, College of Arts and Sciences. Her latest book, The Age of Phillis, was selected for the longlist of the National Book Awards 2020 for Poetry and NPR’s “Best Books of 2020.”

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Sandie Holguín

Professor Sandie Holguín teaches in the Department of History and the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, both in the College of Arts and Sciences. She is the co-editor of the Journal of Women’s History, a scholarly journal that showcases the dynamic international field of women’s history.

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Brittney Brown

Brittney Brown is a doctoral candidate in literary and culture studies in the Department of English, College of Arts and Sciences. Her current research is on American crime fiction written by women from 1947-1959, the period just prior to the Second Wave feminist movement of the 1960s through the late 1980s.

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Michelle Lanteri

Michelle Lanteri is an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Predoctoral Fellow, doctoral candidate and instructor of record in art history in the School of Visual Arts in the Weitzenhoffer Family College of Fine Arts. Her dissertation focuses on Native North American artists and Southwest exhibition practices.

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