Judith W. Leavitt

Position title: Emeritus Professor

Email: jwleavit@wisc.edu

Curriculum Vitae (pdf)

Judith Leavitt


Interests: History of medicine and public health in America; women and medicine.

Affiliations: History of Medicine, Gender and Women’s Studies


Ph.D., University of Chicago, History, 1975
M.A., University of Chicago, History, 1966
B.A., Antioch College, Social Science, 1963


Courses Taught

  • MHB 504: Society and Health Care in America
  • MHB 509: Development of Public Health in America (Syllabus)
  • MHB 720: Historical Perspectives in Medicine
  • MHB 531: Women and Health in American History
  • MHB 725: Topics in American Medicine
  • MHB 919: Graduate Studies in Medical History
  • MHB 920: Research Seminar in Medical History and Public Health
  • Women’s Studies 430: Biology and Psychology of Women
  • Women’s Studies 431: Childbirth in the United States (Syllabus)