Micki McElya

Micki McElya earned her Ph.D. in History from New York University in 2003. She teaches courses in the twentieth- and twenty-first century U.S. and the histories of women, gender, and sexuality. She is author of Clinging to Mammy: The Faithful Slave in Twentieth-Century America (Harvard, 2007) and is at work on Grave Affairs: Arlington National Cemetery and the Politics of Death and Honor, under contract with Harvard University Press, and Freedom for Women! Protesting the Miss America Pageant in 1968, under contract with Johns Hopkins University Press.

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