Faculty Directory

Amanda Littauer

Assistant Professor

Fields of Study: 20th century United States,and Gender, Sexuality and Women

E-mail: alittauer@niu.edu
Office: Zulauf 614
Phone: 815-753-0131 

Education: Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, 2006

Major/Recent Publications:

  • "'Sex Anarchy': Women, Girls, and American Sexual Culture in the Mid-20th Century." (in progress)
  • "The B-Girl Evil: Bureaucracy, Sexuality, and the Menace of Bar-room Vice in Postwar California," Journal of the History of Sexuality, Vol 12, No. 2 (April 2003): 171-204
  • Entries on "Same-Sex Parenting" and "Victory Girls" in Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood in History and Society, Paula S. Fass, ed. New York: Macmillan Reference, 2003.
  • Entries on "Lesbians" and "Kinsey Female Report" in Encyclopedia of American Women's History, Hasia Diner, ed. Facts on File, forthcoming.
  • Review of Carolyn E. Cocca, Jailbait: The Politics of Statutory Rape Law in the United States, H-Childhood, H-Net Reviews, November 2007.

Courses Taught:

  • HIST 261  American History Since 1865
  • HIST 399H Honors Seminar: American Girlhoods