Jamie Wagman

Faculty Profiles

Jamie Wagman

Jamie Wagman

Assistant Professor
Gender Womens Studies
76 Spes Unica Hall, Room 228



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

Research Interests 

  • U.S. women's history
  • Gender, women's, and sexuality studies
  • African-American history since reconstruction
  • 20th century social movements

Courses Recently Taught 

  • ENWR 000: Writing proficiency completed
  • GWS 207: Introduction to gender and women's studies
  • GWS 350: Feminist theory
  • HIST 202: U.S. history since 1865
  • HIST 324: History of women in the U.S.
  • HIST 341 African-American history
  • HIST 397: Independent study
  • HIST 399: Internship
  • HIST 410: History of sexuality in the U.S.
  • HIST 495: Senior seminar
  • HIST 202W: U.S. history since 1865

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