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Mary P. Ryan

Ryan MaryMARY P. RYAN, the John Martin Vincent Professor in History, joined the Department of History in 2002. She is the author of numerous articles and six books on the history of the United States, most recently Civic Wars: Democracy and Public Life in 19th-Century American Cities. Dr. Ryan’s Mysteries of Sex: Tracing Women and Men Through American History is forthcoming from the University of North Carolina Press. Her work Cradle of the Middle Class: The Families of Oneida County New York won the Bancroft and Berkshire prizes. She has been elected to the Society of American Historians and the American Antiquarian Society, named the chair in American Civilization at Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Science Sociales in Paris, and served on several editorial boards, including the journal Feminist Studies. In 2002, the Huntington Library named her the R. Stanton Avery Distinguished Fellow. Dr. Ryan is a member of the affiliate board of Hopkins’ Program for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality.