Steven Hause

Professor Emeritus of the Department of History
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Steve Hause is a historian of modern France.

Professor Hause is a graduate of Northwestern University and earned his doctorate at WashU. He is professor emeritus at both the University of Missouri – St. Louis (where he began his career in 1969) and at Washington University in St. Louis (where he last taught in 2015); he is also a University of Missouri system’s Thomas Jefferson Fellow, in recognition of being a former holder of the state’s Thomas Jefferson Professorship. He is the author or editor of nine books, including four books on women’s history in the Third Republic.  He is a past president of both the Society for French Historical Studies (2008-2009) and the Western Society for French History (1987-1988).

Professor Hause continues to live in St Louis.

Selected Publications


Women's Suffrage and Social Politics in the French Third Republic With Anne R. Kenney. Princeton University Press, 1984.

Hubertine Auclert: the French SuffragetteYale University Press, 1987.

Feminisms of the Belle Epoque Co-author, Jennifer Waelti-Walters. University of Nebraska Press, 1994.

Western Civilization:  A History of European Society Co-author, William Maltby. Thomson Wadsworth, 1999.