LCpl. Benjamin W. Schmidt Professor of War, Conflict, and Society
in Twentieth-Century America
Texas Christian University
 

I am the LCpl. Benjamin W. Schmidt Professor of War, Conflict, and Society at Texas Christian University.  

 

I research and write about the ways twentieth-century wars have shaped, and been shaped by, American society and culture.  I am especially interested in women's military and wartime experiences and in the ways the U.S. military deals with gender.  My current book project is titled "Drafting Women."

 

At TCU, I teach courses on war and society, gender and the U.S. military, war and memory, and modern U.S. history. 

My Books
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My Classes
 
Rosie the Riveter

How has gender shaped Americans’ understandings and experiences of war?  And, how have wars framed social constructions of gender?

War and Gender in American History

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How do Americans remember wars?  And what do they forget?

War and Memory in American Culture

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How did the World Wars affect Americans, at home and abroad?

The United States in the World Wars

(graduate seminar)

 
Upcoming Events
 

817-257-4136

TCU Department of History

TCU Box 297260

Fort Worth, TX 76129