Stephanie E. Yuhl


History Department
Gender, Sexuality, & Women's Studies
Peace and Conflict Studies

Professor of History
W. Arthur Garrity, Sr. Professor in Human Nature, Ethics and Society
Faculty Associate, Critical Conservation Program, Harvard University Graduate School of Design (2016-2022)
Ph.D., Duke University

Fields:  Twentieth-century United States history, Gender and Sexuality history, Public history and memory, Social movements, Southern history

Office Phone: 508-793-2783
Office: O'Kane 368
PO Box: 95A
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Select Publications

  • LGBTQ+ Worcester For The Record, with Robert Tobin and Joseph Cullon, co-authors, Worcester Historical Museum (2019).
    • Mayoral Citation and Key to the City, City of Worcester (2020)

    • People of Courage Award, Safe Homes (LGBTQ+ Youth Advocacy organization), Worcester (2019)

  • A Golden Haze of Memory: The Making of Historic Charleston (University of North Carolina Press, 2005)
  • Revisiting Prop Master (Lowcountry Digital History Initiative, 2019) 
  • “Charleston is Largely a Matter of Feeling: Personal Politics, Preservation, and Power,” in Max Page and Randall Mason, eds., Giving Preservation a History: Histories of Historic Preservation in the United States (Routledge, 2019): 199-226.
  • An Unwelcome Home: Gendered Invisibility and Homelessness among US Female Soldiers Returning from the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan,” in Andrea Peto and Ayse Gul Altinay, eds., Gendered Wars, Gendered Memories: Feminist Conversations on War, Genocide and Political Violence, Ashgate Publishing, 2016 (in series "The Feminist Imagination: Europe and Beyond," edited by Kathy Davis and Mary Evans).
  • “Hidden in Plain Sight: Re-Centering the Domestic Slave Trade in American Public History,” Journal of Southern History, LXXIX, No. 3 (August 2013): 593-624.
  •  “Sculpted Radicals: The Problem of Sacco and Vanzetti in Boston’s Public Memory," The Public Historian Vol. 32, No 2 (May 2010): 9-30. 

Holy Cross Awards

  • Donal J. Burns ’49 Career Teaching Medal, 2016-2017.

  • Marfuggi Award for Academic Advisement

  • O’Leary Faculty Recognition Award

Select Digital Humanities Projects