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Herzig, Rebecca

  • 207-786-6335
  • rherzig@bates.edu
  • Women and Gender Studies
  • Christian A. Johnson Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Pettengill Hall, Room 209
  • American Cultural Studies

Historian Rebecca Herzig holds the College’s only full-time faculty appointment in Women and Gender Studies. She teaches a range of interdisciplinary courses on science, technology, and medicine, including several cross-listed with American Cultural Studies and African American Studies. Her most recent book is The Nature of Difference: Sciences of Race from Jefferson to Genomics, co-edited with Professor Evelynn Hammonds, Dean of Harvard College. Her current research concerns the history of body care in the United States.

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