Stephanie E. Yuhl


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

W. Arthur Garrity, Sr. Professor in Human Nature, Ethics and Society
Faculty Associate, Critical Conservation Program, Harvard University Graduate School of Design

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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Selected Publications

  • LGBTQ+ Worcester For The Record, with Robert Tobin and Joseph Cullon, co-authors, Worcester Historical Museum (2019).
  • A Golden Haze of Memory: The Making of Historic Charleston (University of North Carolina Press, 2005) 2006 Willie Lee Rose Prize and the 2006 Historic Preservation Book Prize.
  • Revisiting Prop Master (Lowcountry Digital History Initiative, 2019) at Exploring the Installation · Revisiting Prop Master · Lowcountry Digital History Initiative (
  • “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. Green-Ramsdell Award recipient, Southern Historical Association.
  •  “Sculpted Radicals: The Problem of Sacco and Vanzetti in Boston’s Public Memory," The Public Historian Vol. 32, No 2 (May 2010): 9-30. 


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

  • *The Fletcher M. Green and Charles W. Ramsdell Award is awarded in even-numbered years for the best article published in the Journal of Southern History during the two-preceding years. It will be awarded at the 2018 annual meeting in Birmingham, AL, for an article published during 2016 and 2017.

  • **2006 Willie Lee Rose Prize from the Southern Association of Women's Historians for the best book published in southern history in 2006 by a woman

  • **Mary Washington University, Center for Historic Preservation, 2006 Historic Preservation Book Prize

  • Marfuggi Award for Academic Advisement

  • O’Leary Faculty Recognition Award

Selected Digital Class Projects

• Revolution and Innovation in the Heart of Massachusetts
The Voice of a Village: Worcester's Quinsigamond Community Remembers World War II