Lyde Cullen Sizer

BA, Yale University. MA, PhD, Brown University. Special interests include the political work of literature, especially around questions of gender and race; US cultural and intellectual history of the 19th and early 20th centuries; and the social and cultural history of the US Civil War. Authored The Political Work of Northern Women Writers and the American Civil War, 1850-1872, which won the Avery O. Craven Award from the Organization of American Historians. The Civil War Era: An Anthology of Sources, edited with Jim Cullen, was published in 2005; book chapters are included in Love, Sex, Race: Crossing Boundaries in North American History; Divided Houses: Gender and the American Civil War; and A Search for Equity. SLC, 1994–

Courses taught in History

Courses from previous years

2013-2014
  • First-Year Studies: Literature, Culture, and Politics in US History, 1840s-2000s
  • Women, Culture, and Politics in US History
2012-2013
  • Activists and Intellectuals: A Cultural and Political History of Women in the United States, 1775-1975
2011-2012
  • First-Year Studies: Gender and the Culture of War in US History, 1775-1975

Courses taught in Women's History Program

Courses from previous years

2013-2014
  • Women, Culture, and Politics in US History

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