Sara M Evans

Contact Me

s-evan@umn.edu


Affiliations
Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • PhD: United States History, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1976.
  • M.A.: Political Science, Duke University, Durham, NC, 1968.
  • B.A.: History, Duke University, Durham, NC, 1966.

Specialties

  • American women's history
  • gender analysis
  • family history
  • social movements
Courses Taught
  • Hist 1302 - American History 1877-present
  • Hist 3348 - Women in Modern America
  • Hist 5858 - Proseminar: Social History of American Women
  • Hist 8347 - Research Seminar: Social History of American Women
  • WoSt 8101 - Intellectual History of Feminism
Research & Professional Activities

Professional Activities

  • editor, Feminist Studies:
  • consulting editor, Journal of American History:
Publications
  • Tidal Wave: How Women Changed America at Century's End. Evans, Sara, The Free Press, 2003.
  • Personal Politics: The Roots of Women's Liberation in the Civil Rights Movement and the New Left. Evans, Sara, Knopf, Vintage Paperback, 1979, 1980.
  • Free Spaces: Sources of Democratic Change in America, 2nd edition. Evans, Sara, Harry C. Boyte, University of Chicago Press, 1992.
  • Wage Justice: Comparable Worth and the Paradox of Technocratic Reform. Evans, Sara, Barbara J. Nelson, University of Chicago Press, 1989.
  • Born for Liberty: A History of American Women. Evans, Sara, Free Press, 1989.
  • Journeys That Opened Up the World: Women, Student Christian Movements, and Social Justice, 1955-1975. Evans, Sara, Rutgers University Press, October 2003.
Awards
  • Regents' Professorship, University of Minnesota, 2004
  • McKnight Distinguished University Professorship, 1997 - present
  • McKnight Humanities Scholar, University of Minnesota, 1996 - 1999
  • Award for Outstanding Contributions to Postbaccalaureate, Graduate, and Professional Education, 2002 - 2003
  • President's Outstanding Service Award, University of Minnesota, June 1999
  • American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship, 2001 - 2002
  • College of Liberal Arts Dean's Medal, University of Minnesota, March 1999
  • College of Liberal Arts Scholars of the College, University of Minnesota, 1991 - 1994
  • CLA Dean's Medal, 1999
  • Award for Outstanding Contributions to Postbaccalaureate, Graduate, and Professional Education, 2002 - 2003
  • Regents' Professor, 2004