Laura L. Lovett

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Education

University of California, Berkeley
Ph.D. in U.S. History, August 1998

University of California, San Diego
M.A. in English and American Literature, January 1987-June 1990

University of California, Los Angeles
B.A., cum laude in History and English, September 1981-June 1986

Academic Experience

University of Pittsburgh
Associate Professor, Department of History, 2020-present.
Visiting Associate Professor, Department of History, 2017-2020.

University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Associate Professor, Department of History, 2008-2020; Assistant Professor, 2003-2008

Five College Women's Studies Research Center
Director, July 2008 June 2011

Yale University
Research Fellow, Agrarian Studies Program, September 2004-May 2005

Dartmouth College
Visiting Scholar, Leslie Humanities Center, September 2011-June 2012
Assistant Dean of Faculty, July 2002-June 2003
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Women's and Gender Studies, 2002-2003
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of History, 2001-2003

University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
Assistant Professor, Department of History, August 1998-June 2001

Virginia Tech
Visiting Scholar, Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, January 1998-May 1998

 

Film Appearances

The History of the United States, Part I/ "Die Geschichte der USA I: Die Weltmacht USA im 20. Jahrhundert." With Howard Zinn and Michael Wala. Klaus Bredenbrock, Producer. (2009)

The History of the United States, Part II/ "Die Geschichte der USA II: Die Weltmacht USA im 20. Jahrhundert." Klaus Bredenbrock, Producer. (2009)

“Purgatory: Historical Analysis of the Belchertown State Schools,” Jerome Whalen, Producer.  NCTV, 2010.

"Becoming Helen Keller," Laurie Block, Producer. Straight Ahead Pictures (Forthcoming)

Once Upon a Time: When Childcare For All Wasn't Just A Fairy Tale,” James Rutenbeck, Producer. Lost Nation Pictures and California Newsreel. (2015). Part of the Raising of America Series on PBS.


Digital History
  • Valley Women's History Collaborative. Administrator, Designer, Editor, and Content Producer. 2008- Present. http://www.vwhc.org/
  • "UN Women's World Conferences," for Women and Social Movements, International. Coordinator and trainer for digital histories of leaders of UN women's conferences at the 2011 Berkshire Conference on the History of Women. http://wasi.alexanderstreet.com.
  • "The People of the Springfield Armory" at The Forge of Innovation website. http://www.forgeofinnovation.org/. Coordinator and editor of material researched and created by UMass undergraduates as part of a junior writing course in the History Department in 2006.