Kimberly Hamlin
Kimberly A. Hamlin
is a historian specializing in the history of women, gender, and science in the U.S. In 2017, she received a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Public Scholar Award to support the writing of her second book. From 2014-2017, she directed the Program in American Studies at Miami University (MU) in Oxford, Ohio, where she is Associate Professor of American Studies and History.  In 2016-2017, she was selected as one of two MU Humanities Center Altman Faculty Fellows to develop new curriculum and public programs on the topic of “Medicine and the Humanities.” Professor Hamlin’s research has been cited in numerous scholarly and popular works, and she regularly writes for popular audiences as well as academic ones.  In addition to her first book From Eve to Evolution: Darwin, Science, and Women’s Rights in Gilded Age America (2014), she has published articles on the role of gender in the U.S. reception of Charles Darwin, Darwin and the development of sexology, and the origins of the Miss America Pageant.  She is currently writing the biography of Helen Hamilton Gardener, the suffragists’ lead negotiator to President Woodrow Wilson and Congress and the woman who donated her brain to science to prove the intellectual equality of women...READ MORE

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From Eve to Evolution by Kimberly A. Hamlin