Eastern Michigan University
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Dr. Linda K. Pritchard

Professor of History and Member, Women's and Gender Studies

Linda Pritchard 702J Pray Harrold

734.4871018

linda.pritchard@emich.edu

Education

Ph.D. in History, University of Pittsburgh, 1980
M.A. in History, University of Pittsburfh, 1971
A.B. in History (with teaching certification), University of Michigan, 1967

Interests and Expertise

- Organizational models for Women's and Gender Studies programs
- U.S. women and economic development
- Women and religion in the U.S.

Fulbright Specialist Roster, 2012-2017, for projects related to starting, reinvigorating, reorganizing, and community-

Publications and Presentations

“Nora Faires and Women’s Studies: The Practice of Collaboration, Intersectionality, and Transnationalism,” Social Science History Association, Boston, MA, Nov. 18, 2011.

Organizer and panelist, “Start With Undergraduates:  Contributions of Women’s Studies to the Pipeline,” Michigan ACE Network for Women Leaders in Education Annual Conference, East Lansing, MI, June 6-7, 2011.

The Structure vs. Function Paradox:  Forty Years of Women’s and Gender Studies in the U.S.,” The Second Annual Conference on the Transnational Perspectives on Women’s History in the Americas, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UK, May 30, 2009.

"Community, Women, and Religion on the Nineteenth Century U.S. Frontier," Religion in Frontier Societies, Comparative Frontier Studies Symposium, Trinity University, San Antonio, TX, November 3-5, 1995.

Courses Taught

  • WGST 200: Inroduction to Women's Studies
  • WGST 608: Colloquium: Research on Women's Issues

The Women's and Gender Studies Department is part of the College of Arts & Sciences, 214 Pray-Harrold, 734.487.4344