Dr. Sara Matthiesen

Dr. Sara Matthiessen
Title:
Assistant Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and History
Faculty:
Full-Time
Office:
339
Address:
Phillips Hall
801 22nd St. NW
Washington, DC 20052
United States
Email:
[email protected]

Areas of Expertise

Gender, sexuality, race, and reproduction in 20th century U.S. History 

Feminist theory 

U.S. social movements

Critical legal studies and legal history

 

 

Current Research

Matthiesen is currently completing a book on reproductive politics in the U.S. following the legalization of abortion. Reproduction Reconceived (forthcoming from UC Press) examines debates over women's right to engage in family-making during an era of newfound reproductive choice.

Classes Taught

"Fundamentals of Feminist Theory"

"Approaches to Women's and Gender History"

"U.S. Women's History II"