University of Wisconsin–Madison

Leslie A. Bellais

lbellais@wisc.edu

Advisor: John Hall

Bucky


Biography

My primary interest is in American dress history. A secondary interest is Wisconsin history.

Education

M.A., College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA, US History to 1815, museum management training
M.A., University of Wisconsin, US History, material culture minor
B.A., Mary Washington College, Fredericksburg, VA, historic preservation

Field

  • United States History

MA Title

  • “Bringing Up the Rear: The History and Significance of Late 19th Century Bustles”

Working Dissertation Title

  • “‘Traitor State’: A Crisis of Loyalty in World War I Wisconsin”

Selected Publications

  • Wisconsin Magazine of History

Professional Affiliations

  • Costume Society of America, Midwest Region board member