Mary Ann Dzuback

Affiliated Faculty, Department of History
Associate Professor, Department of Education
Advisor for Educational Studies
PhD, Columbia University
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    • Washington University
    • CB 1183
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    • St. Louis, MO 63130-4899
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    ​Professor Dzuback's current work uses gender analysis to explore women academic social science scholars in the period between 1890 and 1940.

    Professor Dzuback received her Ph.D. in history and education from Columbia University in 1987. She has been Vice-President of Division F of AERA (1995-97), has served on the board of the History of Education Society (1993-96; 2000-2003), was Vice-President (2000-01) and President (2001-02) of the History of Education Society, and served as associate editor of the History of Education Quarterly  (1993-99). She is network representative of the Social Science History Association.

    She is currently Director of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and teaches courses in the social history of schooling and school policy; the history of education, broadly defined; intellectual history of feminism; women in the history of education; history of higher education; and gender and education. She is a founding member and past President and board member of the Washington University Association of Women Faculty.  She is co-chair of the Educational Studies Program.


    Selected Publications

    Robert M. Hutchins: Portrait of an Educator (Chicago, 1991)

    "Women and Social Research at Bryn Mawr College," History of Education Quarterly 33 (Winter 1993): 579-608

    "Gender and the Politics of Knowledge," History of Education Quarterly 43 (Summer 2003): 171-95

    "Creative Financing in Social Science: Women Scholars and Early Research," in Women and Philanthropy in Education, ed. Andrea Walton (Bloomington IN: Indiana University Press, 2005)

    "Berkeley Women Economists, Public Policy, and Civic Sensibility," in Civic and Moral Learning in America, ed. Donald Warren and John J. Patrick (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006)

    "Gender, Professional Knowledge, and Institutional Power: Women Social Scientists and the Research University," in The 'Woman Question' and Higher Education: Perspectives on Gender and Knowledge Production in America, ed. Ann Mari May (Edward Elgar, 2008). See website