"The Farmer at War: Fighting World War II in the American Countryside"
Dr. Katherine Jellison is a professor of History at Ohio University. She received her Ph.D. at the University of Iowa, where she studied with one of the pioneers in the field of U.S. women's history, Linda K. Kerber. She has won several teaching honors at Ohio University, including the Excellence in Feminist Pedagogy Award, the University Professor Award, and designation as a Fellow in the Charles J. Ping Institute for the Teaching of the Humanities. She has also received numerous research grants and fellowships, including awards from the Smithsonian Institution and the Woodrow Wilson Foundation. Jellison is the author of Entitled to Power: Farm Women and Technology, 1913-1963 (University of North Carolina Press, 1993), It's Our Day: America's Love Affair with the White Wedding, 1945-2005 (University Press of Kansas, 2008), and many journal articles and book chapters. She is currently working on a book about Old Order Amish women in the 1930's and 1940's. Dr. Jellison serves the Department of History as assistant chairperson and is director of the Master's Degree in Social Science program.
This event is free and open to the public.
Location: Baker Room 231