Professor Penelope Harper
Dr. Harper develops and runs teacher workshops and reading groups
at the Center.
Penelope earned a Ph.D. and M.A. in U.S. history from SUNY-Binghamton.
Previously she worked as an Assistant Professor at Louisiana State
University, and she has taught history at Binghamton University, Trinity
College in Connecticut, and most recently at SUNY-Cortland. Penelope
recently completed a Master of Arts in Teaching at Binghamton
Penelope's research interests center on U.S. History from 1865 to 1920,
particularly Women's and Labor History. She is currently revising her
dissertation, "Investigating the Working Woman: Middle-Class Americans and
the Debate Over Women's Wage Work, 1820-1920," into a book.
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