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Carroll Smith-Rosenberg

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1. This Violent Empire : the Birth of an American National Identity. Omahonda Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia. 2010 Choice Distinguished Academic Book Award, 2011.

2. Disorderly Conduct. Visions of Gender in Nineteenth Century America. Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1985.

3. Religion and the Rise of the American City, Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1971.

4. Women in Culture and Politics. A Century of Change. ed. with Judith Friedlander, Blanche W. Cook, Alice Kessler-Harris (Indiana Univ. Press, 1986).

ARTICLES (selected for relevance to current work)

“Modernity Clothing : Birthing the Modern Atlantic/Birthing the Modern Republic,” in Abito e Identitida, ed. Cristina Giorcelli (Palermo and Rome, 2009)

“Epilogue,” in Rhythms of the Afro-Atlantic World. Rituals and Rememberances, eds. Ifeoma C.K. Nwankwo and Mamadou Diouf, (Ann Arbor, 2010)

“Surrogate Americans : Masculinity, Masquerade, and the Formation of a National Identity, Proceedings of the Modern Language Association, 119, 5 2004.1325-35

"Black Gothic. Race, Gender and the Construction of the American Middle Class," in Possible Pasts, ed. Robert St. George (Ithaca. 2000), 243-269

“Republican Gentlemen : Ideological Conflict/Subjective Uncertainty,” in Masculinities Politics and War, Karen Hagerman, Stefan Dudink and John Tosh, eds (Manchester , 2003)

"Federalist Capers. Reflections on the Nature of Political Representation," in Gendered Nations/Nationalism : Europe and Beyond. Catherine Hall, Ida Bloom and Karen Hagermann , eds. (Oxford) 1999 271-292

“Engendering Citizenship : Positioning Women in the Modern Liberal Republic,” Corps/Decors : Femes, Orgie, Parodie. Homage a Lucienne Frappier Mazur (Amsterdam, 1999) 31-44.

"Dis-covering the Subject of ’The Great Constitutional Discussion,’" Journal of American History, December 1992). Organization of American Historians Binkley-Stephen Award for best article, 1993. 841-873

"Subject Female : Engendering an American Identity" American Literary History, vol. 5. (Fall 1993), P. 481-511.

“Captive Colonizers : Ambivalence and an Emerging ’American’ Identity," Gender and History, Catherine Hall, ed., Special Issue on Gender, Nationalism and National Identity, vol. 5 (Summer 1993) p. 177-195

"The Body Politic". Coming to Terms. Feminism, Theory, Politics. Elizabeth Weed, ed. (New York. 1989) 22 pgs.

“Discourses of Sexuality and Subjectivity : The New Woman, 1870-1936," Martin Duberman, George Chauncey, Martha Vicinus, eds. Hidden From History (NY. 1989) 25pgs.

“Domesticating Virtue : Rebels and Coquettes in Young America," Literature and the Body, Elaine Scarry, ed., (Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1988). (Berkshire Conference of Women Historians Award for best article.) 160-184.

"Misprisioning Pamela : "Representations of Gender and Class in Nineteenth-Century America," Women and Memory, special issue Michigan Quarterly Review, Domna Stanton, ed. XXVI (Winter 1987), 9-27

"Writing History and Talking Bourgeois : Gender, Language and Class Formation in America, 1830-1860," Feminist Studies/Critical Studies by Teresa de Lauretis, ed. University of Indiana Press, 1986. 198-207

"Davey Crockett as Trickster : Pornography, Liminality and Symbolic Inversion in Victorian America," Journal of Contemporary History, XVII (1982), 325-50.

"The Female World of Love and Ritual," Signs, I (Fall, 1975), 1-30.

Thèmes de recherche

Histoire des Etats-Unis

Histoire de l’Atlantique


University of Pennsylvania, Department of History and Psychiatry Department, University of Pennsylvania, 1971-1995

Trustees’ Council of Penn Women, Professor in the Humanities 1985-1995

Director, Women’s Studies Program, 1982-1995

Frei Universitat, Berlin, Visiting Professor, 1979-1980

Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris. Visiting Professor, Winter, 2004

Graduate Center, City University of New York, Visiting Professor, 2006 -2010

New York University, visiting professor, Fall, 2010



Mary Frances Berry Collegiate Professor of History. American Culture and Women’s Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Emerita

Director, Atlantic Studies Initiative, 2007- 2008. Acting Chair, American Culture Program, U. of Michigan 1998, 2003

Graduate Chair, American Culture Program U. of Michigan1997-2002, 2006

Director, Atlantic Studies Initiative, University of Michigan 1999 + 2006



Columbia University : M.A., 1958, Ph.D., 1968

Connecticut College for Women, New London, B.A. 1957

Post Doctoral Fellowship in Psychiatry (National Institutes of Child Health and Human Development), Psychiatry Department, University of Pennsylvania, 1972-1975


2000 : Michigan Humanities Fellowship, University of Michigan

1998 : Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Center for the Study of Ideas and Society, University of California, Riverside

1993 : Fellow, Rockefeller Conference Center, Bellagio, Italy

1990-91 : Guggenheim Foundation Fellow

1989 : American Council of Learned Societies, Fellowship.

1987-88 : Fellow, Institute of Advanced Studies, Princeton, NJ.

1981 : Rockefeller Foundation, Research Fellowship, 1981.

1981 : American Council of Learned Societies, Research Fellowship, 1981, resigned.

1975-77 : National Endowment for the Humanities (international conference director)

1976-77 : American Antiquarian Society. Research Fellow.

1975-76 : Radcliff Institute, Harvard University. Research Fellow.

1975-76 : Ford Foundation. Research Fellow (resigned)

1972-75 : National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Psychiatry fellow.

1970-72 : The Grant Foundation. New York. Research Fellowship.

1969-70 : National Institute of Mental Health. Research Grant.


2011 Choice, Top 25 Academic Books Award

2003 : John D’Arms Faculty Award for Distinguished Graduate Mentoring in the Humanities, University of Michigan

2003 : The R. Jean Brownlee Award, for Distinguished Service, University of Pennsylvania

1993 : Organization of American Historians Binkley-Stephenson Award for "Dis-Covering the Subject of ’The Great Constitutional Discussion.’" Journal of American History.

1988 : Berkshire Conference of Women Historians, Prize for the best article for "Domesticating Virtue."

1973 : Organization of American Historians Binkley-Stephenson Award for " Female Animal.”

1971 : Prize for best article in the American Quarterly, ("Beauty, the Beast and the Militant Woman").

Phi Beta Kappa. Connecticut College for Women.