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educator , historian

M. Jeanne Peterson, American historian, educator. National Endowment of the Humanities fellow, 1978-1979, Guggenheim Foundation fellow, 1984-1985, Institute for Advanced Study fellow Indiana University, 1984-1985. Member American History Association, Society for the Social History Medicine, North America Conference British Studies, American Association History Medicine, North America Victorian Studies Association, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Peterson, M. Jeanne was born on November 26, 1937 in Minnesota, United States.

Education

Bachelor magna cum laude, University California, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, University California, 1972.

Career

Lecturer, assistant, associate professor Indiana University, Bloomington, 1971-1987, professor history, since 1987, chairperson department history, 1987—1993, executive associate dean College Arts and Sciences, 1993—1999, acting chair gender studies department, 1999—2000, professor emerita history, foundation professor emerita gender studies, since 2001. Consultant Journal Women's History, Bulletin History Medicine, J. British Studies, University Michigan Press, Butler University, Indianapolis, Harvard University Press, Princeton University Press, Columbia University Press, Indiana University Press, State University of New York Press, Food and Foodways, J. British Studies, Medical History, American Council of Learned Societies, American History Review, Victorian Studies, Society Sciences & Humanities Research Council Canada, National Endowment of the Humanities, National Institutes of Health, Canada Council, Adam Matthew Ltd., State University of New York Brockport, Johns Hopkins University Press, University Virginia Press, University Toronto Press, Ligature, Inc., Broadview Press, American Philosophical Society, Wellcome Trust (United Kingdom). Trust (United Kingdom), Arts & Entertainment Network (television).

External review committee University Nebraska, Lincoln, 1992, University Iowa, 1995. Master of Arts review committee University North Carolina, Greensboro, 1993.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Reviewer: Tenure Review, State University of New York Brockport. Author: The Medical Profession in Mid-Victorian London, 1978, Family, Love, and Work in the Lives of Victorian Gentlewomen, 1989. Associate editor: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.Co-editor: Lizzie Borden: A Case Book of Family and Crime in the 1890s, 1980. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American History Association, Society for the Social History Medicine, North America Conference British Studies, American Association History Medicine, North America Victorian Studies Association, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Daughter of Clifford Woodrow and Mildred Amelia (Kukas) P.

father:
Clifford Woodrow Peterson

mother:
Mildred Amelia (Kukas) Peterson