Hiram College

Public Scholarship

This workshop will discuss the process of transforming academic research for broader audiences (e.g. blogging, writing for popular publications, presenting to community groups).

Example materials for submission: blog posts, project pitches, op-eds, social media sites.

Jacqueline Antonovich is an Assistant Professor in History at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA, where she specializes in the history of medicine and politics in the United States. Her current writing projects include a book manuscript on women physicians and medical imperialism in the American West, and an article on the public health politics of the Ku Klux Klan in 1920s Colorado. She is the co-founder and executive editor of Nursing Clio, a peer-reviewed collaborative blog project that ties historical scholarship to present-day issues related to gender, health, and medicine. Jacqueline holds a PhD in History from the University of Michigan and a MA in History and Women’s Studies from the University of Wyoming.