Recent Books of Interest to Women Scholars

Women in Academia Report regularly publishes a list of new books that may be of interest to our readers. The books included are on a wide variety of subjects and present many different points of view. The opinions expressed in these books do not necessarily reflect the views of the editorial board of WIAReport.

Here are the latest selections. Click on any of the titles for more information or to purchase through

A Primer for Teaching Women, Gender, and Sexuality in World History:
Ten Design Principles

by Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks and Urmi Engineer Willoughby
(Duke University Press)

African American Women Chemists in the Modern Era
by Jeannette E. Brown
(Oxford University Press)

Nasty Women and Bad Hombres:
Gender and Race in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election

edited by Chritine A. Kray et al.
(University of Rochester Press)

Not All Dead White Men:
Classics and Misogyny in the Digital Age

by Donna Zuckerberg
(Harvard University Press)

On Fire in Baltimore:
Black Mormon Women and Conversion in a Raging City

by Laura Rutter Strickling
(Greg Kofford Books)

The Blues Muse:
Race, Gender, and Musical Celebrity in American Poetry

by Emily Ruth Rutter
(University of Alabama Press)

Women Who Write Are Dangerous
by Stefan Bollmann
(Abbeville Press)

Women’s Work and Rights in Early Modern Urban Europe
by Anna Bellavitis
(Palgrave Macmillan)

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