Our Books

Spiritualism's Place

Spiritualism's Place

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The Sentimental State

The Sentimental State

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Bodies in Blue

Bodies in Blue

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The Episodes

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The Producers

Four women historians.

Averill Earls, PhD

Executive Producer

Assistant Professor of History at St. Olaf College. Layout Editor at Nursing Clio. Writes about sex, gender, and policing in modern Ireland. "Solicitor Brown and His Boy" (2020) in Historical Reflections. Will tell you about maple creemees, just ask.

Sarah Handley-Cousins, PhD

Producer

2021 ACLS Fellow. Author of Bodies in Blue: Disability in the Civil War North. Executive Editor at Nursing Clio. Has participated in Civil War reenactments, and still has the petticoats to prove it.

Marissa C. Rhodes, the one and only, standing on a bridge in a cemetery

Marissa Rhodes, PhD

Producer

Assistant Professor of History at St. Leo University, former ACLS Fellow/Project Lead of ASU's Journal of the Plague Year. Studies lactating women for hire in the Atlantic world during the Revolutionary era. Has won lots of really cool grants and fellowships, 2015 article on wet-nursing ads in the Journal of Family History. Unhealthy obsession with true crime podcasts.

Elizabeth Garner Masarik, PhD

Producer

Assistant Professor of History at SUNY Brockport. Writes about Progressive Era women and the formation of the welfare state in the US. Forthcoming book with University of Georgia Press. Award-winning article in the Southwestern Historical Quarterly. Texas native who married her tattoo artist (not just for the free tattoos).