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Stephanie E. Yuhl


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


Ph.D., Duke University

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

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

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  • Militarized US Women from the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan: Citizenship, Homelessness, and the Construction of a Public Memory in a Time of War," in Gultinay and Peto, eds., Gendered Wars, Gendered Memories: Feminist Conversations on War, Genocide and Political Violence (Feminist Imagination series, Routledge, 2014) 
  • "Hidden in Plain Sight: Centering the Domestic Slave Trade in American Public History," Journal of Southern History (2013) *The Fletcher M. Green and Charles W. Ramsdell Award
  • "Sculpted Radicals: The Problem of Sacco and Vanzetti in Boston's Public Memory," The Public Historian (2010)
  • "Susan Pringle Frost: Historic Preservation in Charleston and Gendered Identity in the New South," South Carolina Women's Lives (University of Georgia Press, 2010)
  • 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
  • "The Legend is Truer than the Fact: The Politics of Representation in the Career of Elizabeth O'Neill Verner," Hutchisson and Greene , eds., Art and Life in the Carolina Low Country, 1900-1940 (University of Georgia Press, 2003)
  • "Rich and Tender Remembering:' Elite White Women and an Aesthetic Sense of Place in Charleston, 1920s and 1930s" in Where These Memories Grow: History, Memory, and Southern Identity (University of North Carolina Press, 2000)



  • *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