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Lauren Golder

Lauren Golder

Graduate Student

117 Pond Lab
University Park , PA 16802
Office Phone: (814) 863-6737

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  1. Doctoral Student in Dual-title Women's Studies & History Program
  2. BA, University of Denver, 2010


I am a dual-title PhD candidate in the departments of History and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, as well as a member of the George and Anne Richards Civil War Era Center. My research examines anarchism and anarchist-feminism in the late-19th century American West and Midwest, with a particular focus on sex radicalism and the politics of intimacy.

Awards and Service:

Carl M. Isham Graduate Award, George and Ann Richards Civil War Era Center (2015)
Graduate Conference Travel Grant, Department of History, Penn State University (2013)
Karen and Lewis H. Gold Graduate Fellowship, George and Ann Richards Civil War Era Center (2013)
E-tu Zen Sun Award for Outstanding Teaching by a Graduate Assistant, Penn State University (2013)
Stitzer and Pencak Seed Grant, Department of History, Penn State University (2013)
McCourtney Family Distinguished Graduate Fellowship in American History, Penn State University (2012)

Recent Courses:

HIST 020 - American Civilization to 1877 (TA)
HIST 021 - American Civilization since 1877 (TA)
HIST 002 - The Western Heritage II (TA)


19th Century US

Research Interests:

Transnational anarchisms; sex-radicalism and “free love”; migration; feminism and body studies; geography and spatiality; digital humanities
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