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Nancy Hewitt

Nancy Hewitt

Nancy Hewitt worked for the Seneca Falls Women’s Rights National Park in summer 1982, a year after receiving her PhD in History from the University of Pennsylvania. She taught in History and Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of South Florida, Duke University and Rutgers University, from which she retired in 2013. Nancy also worked with the Florida Council for the Humanities and the North Carolina Humanities Council as well as Teaching American History and the American Social History Project, participating in numerous workshops for middle school, high school and community college teachers seeking to integrate race, class and gender into the curriculum. She has published books and articles on women’s activism in the nineteenth- and twentieth-century United States, incorporating black, Latina, and white working-class, middle-class and upper-class women.