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Selected Alumni - Judy Barrett Litoff

Judy Barrett Litoff
Ph.D., University of Maine, 1975
Professor of History
Bryant University
Smithfield, Rhode Island

The author or editor of thirteen books and more than 100 articles, book chapters and reviews in American women’s history, Professor Litoff has been teaching at Bryant University in Rhode Island since 1975. She is the author of two pioneering books on the history of American midwifery including American Midwives: 1860 to the Present (Greenwood Press, 1978), which is based upon her doctoral dissertation from the University of Maine, “Midwives in America, 1870-1930.” Over the last two decades, Litoff’s research and writing have focused on American women during the Second World War, including most recently An American Heroine in the French Resistance: The Diary and Memoir of Virginia D’Albert-Lake (Fordham University Press, 2006). Professor Litoff teaches many courses in women’s history and 20th century US history at Bryant University including “American Women’s History,” “The U.S. and World Politics, 1890-present,” “Cultures and Economies in Transition,” “Gender and American Culture in the 1950s,” and “U.S. Women and World War II.”

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History Graduate Student Association
5774 Stevens Hall
Orono, ME 04468-5774
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469