Rebecca Tannenbaum

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Sr Lect History; Yale NUS Fellow International Affairs
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Tannenbaum research is focused on Colonial America, especially women’s history and the history of medicine, history of women’s health, as well as history of the family. She is currently working on a cultural history of biological motherhood in America, from the Colonial period through the mid-nineteenth century. She has written a book, The Healer’s Calling: Women and Medicine in Colonial New England (Cornell University Press, 2002), as well as published numerous articles in scholarly publications.

WGSS 270 Women in Amer: Colonial Period to 1900
WGSS 351 Women’s History: Methodological & Comparative Inquiry
WGSS 427 Witchcraft in Colonial America