Jamie Wagman

Faculty Profiles

Jamie Wagman

Jamie Wagman

Associate Professor
Gender Womens Studies
228 Spes Unica Hall



PhD, Saint Louis University
MA, Johns Hopkins University
BJ, University of Missouri - Columbia

Research Interests 

  • Gender, women's, and sexuality studies
  • 20th century social movements
  • US women's history

Courses Recently Taught 

  • GWS 207: Introduction to Gender and Women's Studies
  • GWS 350: Feminist Theory
  • HIST 202W: US History Since 1865
  • HIST 324: History of Women in the US
  • HIST 333: The History of Sexuality in the US
  • HIST 341 African-American History Since Reconstruction
  • HIST 372: US Women’s Conferences, Conventions, and Confrontations in the 1970s
  • HIST 492: Research Methods
  • HIST 495: Senior Seminar

Creative and Scholarly Work 

  • “Women Reformers Respond during the Depression: Battling St. Louis’s Disease and Immorality.” Journal of Urban History, Vol. 35, No. 5 (July 2009): 698-717. http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0096144209335858
  • “Crossing Boundaries: A Family Story" Nashim: A Journal of Jewish Women’s Studies and Gender Issues, Number 27 (Fall 2014). http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2979/nashim.27.120
  • “A Romantic Steroid or a Great Performance?: Visual Culture and the Pill,” Reproductive Issues in Popular Media: International Perspectives. Edited by Waltraud Maierhofer and Beth Widmaier Capo. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, June 2017.
  • "Constructing Sexuality and Fetishizing Women in American History: Debunking Myths in Popular Culture from Pocahontas to the Cold War," The Seneca Falls Dialogues Journal, Vol, 2.  with Katlynn Dee '17, Alison Tipton '18, and Adrienne Whisman '17, https://digitalcommons.brockport.edu/sfd/vol2/iss1/8/
  • (presentation) "Sowing the Seeds of Love": Promoting Transgender Inclusivity and Visibility in Policies and Training Programs in the Heartland at the 2018 Rural Women's Studies Association Triennial Conference, Ohio University, May 2018.
  • (presentation) “Transgender in the Heartland,” the Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Genders and Sexualities, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York, June 2017.

Professional Memberships 

National Women’s Studies Association, 2007-present
American Studies Association, 2009-present
Organization of American Historians, 2013-present
Feminist Mothering Caucus, NWSA, 2013-present
Association for the Study of African American Life and History, 2014-present