Kimberly Hamlin

Kimberly A. Hamlin

is Associate Professor of American Studies and History at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where she also directs the Program in American Studies.  Her research interests focus on the intersections of gender, science, and culture.  In addition to From Eve to Evolution, she has published several articles on the role of gender in the U.S. reception of Charles Darwin.  She is currently working on a biography of freethinking feminist Helen Hamilton Gardener, the woman whose brain donation is chronicled in chapter two of From Eve to more

Photo by Mikki Schaffner.

From Eve to Evolution by Kimberly A. Hamlin

From Eve to Evolution provides the first full-length study of American women’s responses to evolutionary theory and illuminates the role science played in the nineteenth-century women’s rights more

Kimberly Hamlin selected for the Ohio Humanities Speakers Bureau

Beauty Pageants and American Politics

Listen to Kimberly Hamlin on the podcast: History Talk from Origins
Women In American Politics

Madame President: A History of the Women Who Ran before Hillary

The September issue of Choice magazine lists From Eve to Evolution as "highly recommended"

Listen to Kimberly Hamlin On Second Thought Radio: "Are Women Naturally Superior to Men?"

Kimberly Hamlin wins the 
2014 History of Science Society 
Margaret Rossiter Prize

for her article
The Case of a Bearded Woman’: Hypertrichosis and the Construction of Gender in the Age of Darwin
American Quarterly 63
(December 2011): 955-981.

From Eve to Evolution: Darwin, Science, and Women's Rights in Gilded Age America, May 2014.

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