Political and intellectual history of the United States in the twentieth century, with a particular interest in African American and women's history, the histories of gender and sexuality, and the history of the United States in the world.
Grace V. Leslie received her PhD from Yale University for her dissertation, "United for a Better World: Internationalism in the U.S. Women's Movement, 1939-1964." Her teaching and research interests include U.S. history since the Civil War, African American history and the history of race in America; U.S. women’s history and the history of gender and sexuality in the United States; the history of social movements in the United States; and American internationalism, including the histories of diplomacy, transnational movements, and international organizations. She taught at San Francisco State University before arriving at Brandeis.
Yale University, Ph.D.
Yale University, M.Phil.
Yale University, M.A.
Yale University, Gr. Cert
Dartmouth College, B.A.
Awards and Honors
John Hay Whitney Fellow Yale University (2010)
Annie G. K. Garland Fellowship, Yale University (2009)
Alice Stone Blackwell Dissertation Grant, Schlesinger Library (2008)
Emory University Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Library Research Fellowship (2008)
John F. Enders Fellowships & Research Grant, (2008)
Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College Travel-to-Collection Grant (2008)
Yale International Security Studies Smith Richardson Fellowship (2008)
Yale University Prize Teaching Award and Fellowship (2008)
|AAAS||156a||The Civil Rights Movement|
|WMGS||105b||Feminist Theories in Historical and Cross-Cultural Perspective|
|WMGS||130b||History of Sexuality in the United States|