The Equal Rights Amendment - The Original Conflict hosted by NFBPWC/CO

  • 23 Feb 2022
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (MST)


Award-winning historian with a Ph.D. in American history, Rebecca DeWolf, Ph.D., author of Gendered Citizenship, the first full length comprehensive study of the original conflict over the Equal Rights Amendment.

Rebecca DeWolf is a historian with a Ph.D. in history from American University. She has extensive experience as an educator, researcher, and writer. Her areas of expertise include European history and United States; history and her thematic specialties include gender and women’s history, politics, and United States; constitutional culture. Her research has achieved recognition through several awards and grants, including the Dirksen Center Congressional Research Grant, American University's Vice Provost Doctoral Research Award, and a Clendenen Dissertation Fellowship at American University. Her writing has appeared in the Washington Post, History News Network, New America Weekly, and Frontiers.

Her forthcoming book, Gendered Citizenship will be published by The University of Nebraska Press in the Fall of 2021. Her book explores the contours of women’s civic standing in the post-suffrage era through an examination of the competing civic ideologies embedded in the conflict over the Equal Rights Amendment from 1920 to 1963.

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