Sarah J. Deutsch, Professor of History and Latino/a Studies Certificate and Professor of Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies

Sarah J. Deutsch

My work engages issues of difference, particularly racial, gender, class, and spatial formations. My current book project is “Making a Modern U.S. West, 1898-1942.” I have written three other books, Women and the City: Gender, Space and Power in Boston, 1870-1940 (2000); From Ballots to Breadlines: American Women, 1920-1940 (1994); and No Separate Refuge: Culture, Class, and Gender on an Anglo-Hispanic Frontier in the American Southwest, 1880-1940 (1987).

Contact Info:
Office Location:  326 Carr Building, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 684-2602
Email Address: send me a message

Teaching (Fall 2019):

Office Hours:

Wednesdays 2-4, Carr Building Rm. 326
Education:

Ph.D.Yale University1985
M.Lit.Oxford University (U.K.)1980
B.A.Yale University1977
Specialties:

Race and Ethnicity
Gender
Labor and Working Class History
United States and Canada
Research Interests: History of the U.S. West, 1898-1942

My work engages issues of difference, particularly racial, gender, class, and spatial formations. My current book project is “Making a Modern U.S. West, 1898-1942.” I have written three other books, Women and the City: Gender, Space and Power in Boston, 1870-1940 (2000); From Ballots to Breadlines: American Women, 1920-1940 (1994); and No Separate Refuge: Culture, Class, and Gender on an Anglo-Hispanic Frontier in the American Southwest, 1880-1940 (1987).

Current Ph.D. Students  

Representative Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Deutsch, S, Women and the City: Gender, Space, and Power in Boston, 1870-1940 (2000), Oxford University Press  [abs]
  2. Deutsch, S, From Ballots to Breadlines, in No Small Courage: A History of Women in the United States, edited by Cott, NF (2000), Oxford University Press  [abs]
  3. Deutsch, S, excerpt from No Separate Refuge, in Major Problems in the History of American Families and Children, edited by Jabour, A (2004), Houghton Mifflin
  4. Deutsch, S, Labor, Land, and Protest since Statehood, in Telling New Mexico: A New History, edited by Weigle, M (2009), pp. 269-284, Museum of New Mexico Press  [abs]
  5. Deutsch, S, "Being American in Boley, Oklahoma", in Beyond Black and White: Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in the United States South and Southwest, edited by Cole, S; Parker, AM, vol. 35 (2004), pp. 97-122 (introduction by Nancy A. Hewitt.)  [abs]
  6. Deutsch, S, The Politics of Race and Sex in Boston’s NAACP, 1920-1940, in Boston’s Histories: Essays in Honor of Thomas H. O’Connor, edited by Toole, JO; Quigley, D (2004), pp. 191-213, Northeastern University Press  [abs]
  7. Deutsch, S, Connections, in Chicana Leadership: The Frontiers Reader (2002)  [abs]
  8. Deutsch, S, excerpts, in Women’s America, 4th (2002) (This excerpt from No Separate Refuge (1987) was reprinted in the Japanese translation of Women's America in 2002..)