Sandra Dawson, Instructor
Women's Studies Program/Department of History
Office Hours: TBD, and by appointment
Office Number: Zulaufl, Room 702
Office Phone: 753-0131
Email: sdawson1@niu.edu

Education: Ph.D., University of California-Santa Barbara

Research:Feminist Theory/Pedagogy; Modern Britain; Modern Europe; American Cultural History and Theory.

Recent/Significant Publications:

  • Dawson, Sandra. "Selling the Circus: Englishness, Circus Fans and Democracy in Britain, 1920-45" in Brett Bebber, ed., Leisure and Cultural Conflict in Twentieth-Century Britain (Manchester University Press, 2012).
  • Dawson, Sandra. Holiday Camps in Twentieth-Century Britain, Packagin Pleasure, Manchester University Press, 2011.
  • Dawson, Sandra. 2007. "Working Class Consumers and the Campaign for Holidays with Pay," Journal of Twentieth Century British History 18.3.
  • Dawson, Sandra. 2007. "The Battle for Beachlands: Hayling Island and the Development of Coastal Leisure in Britain, 1820-1960," International Journal of Regional and Local Studies 3.1: 56-80.

Recent Courses taught:

  • Global Women's Health
  • Feminist Theory
  • Women Across Cultures and Centuries
  • Women in Modern Europe
  • Western Civilization Since 181
  • American History to 1865
  • Historical Method
  • Britain Since 1688