Emma Wathen

Email: ewathen@wisc.edu

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Advisor: Susan E. Lederer and Judith A. Houck
Curriculum Vitae (pdf)

Emma Wathen

Biography

I study reproductive health in the United States in the early twentieth century. My research interests include medical experimentation on pregnant women, depictions of medicine in popular culture, and the pregnancy experiences of women with disabilities.

Education

B.A., History & Communication Arts, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2017

Field

  • History of Science, Medicine, and Technology

Selected Publications

  • Access Denied: Brigid McGuire vs. the University of Wisconsin-Madison.” Public History Project Blog, April 1, 2020.
  • “In Sickness and In Health?: Wisconsin’s Eugenic Marriage Law, 1913-1981.” ARCHIVE: An Undergraduate Journal of History 21 (May 2018): 61-85.
  • “Women, Good People, and Bad People: Women in Early Shanghai Cinema.” ARCHIVE: An Undergraduate Journal of History 19 (May 2016): 73-86.