University of Wisconsin–Madison

Meggan L. Bilotte

Advisor: Susan L. Johnson

Meggan Bilotte


My current research focuses primarily on health and motherhood in the 20th century American West. I am especially interested in the intersections of race, gender, and public health reform in rural agricultural communities.


  • U.S. History and History of the American West

MA Title

  • “Cash on Delivery: Intermountain Midwives in a Progressive Era, 1890-1928”

Working Dissertation Title

  • “Migrant Madres and Sugar Babies: Public Health and Family in the Sugar Beet Fields of Northern Colorado”