Isobel Ashby

Position title: TA: History 102 with Professor Useche


Advisor: Judith A. Houck

Office: 4266 Mosse Humanities Building
Mailbox: 5110 Mosse Humanities Building
Office Hours: Office Hours By Appointment

Isobel Ashby headshot


My research analyzes reproductive (in)justice, particularly campaigns against abortion, in modern American history.


M.Phil., American History, University of Cambridge (2019)
B.A., History, University of Bristol (2017)


  • U.S./North American History

M.A. Title

  • ‘Black women, racial justice, and the pro-life movement in the late-twentieth-century United States’

Selected Awards

  • Gerda Lerner Women’s History Fund, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • George L. Mosse Graduate Fellowship in LGBTQ+ History, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Sara Norton Research Grant, University of Cambridge

Courses Taught as TA

  • Fall 2021: History 102 – American History, From the Civil War to the Present