Department: Program in Writing & Humanistic Studies
Andrea Walsh, a historical sociologist, teaches in the Program in Writing and Humanistic Studies and in Women's and Gender Studies. She also is affiliated with the Comparative Media Studies Program. Her teaching and research interests center on gender, social movements, and media culture in the U.S. Dr. Walsh's publications include Women's Film and Female Experience: 1940-1950 and various articles on gender, visual media and aging. Most recently she published a piece on the "everyday justice" practices of 19th century American women's rights activists who participated in dress reform, marriage reform and holistic health initiatives. She is also currently writing about the portrayal of the first wave of American feminism in documentary film.