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  • American History
  • Women's History

Jacalyn Eddy

Adjunct Lecturer in


Welles 218D
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

Jacalyn Eddy has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 2002.

Faculty Information


  • Ph.D., University of Rochester

Publications and Professional Activities

  • Bookwomen: Creating an Empire in Children's Book Publishing, 1912-1939. 2006, University of Wisconson Press.
  • "Elizabeth Coatsworth" in Notable American Women. Harvard, 2004.
  • "'We Have Become Too Tender-Hearted': Gender and The Language of Negotiation in The Public Library, 1880-1920," in Libraries as Agencies of Culture, Wayne Wiegood (ed.), University of Wisconsin Press, 2002.
Fall 2015 Classes

HIST 260:
S/U/Women in United States His

    A chronological survey of American women's history from European contact to the present, with particular attention to the evolving and interrelated issues of race, class, work, public power, family, a
    nd sexuality. Not offered on a regular basis
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HUMN 221:
H/Western Humanities II

    A search for moral, social, and political alternatives and meaning embodied in the institutions, culture, and literature of Western Civilization from 1600 to the present. The course is factual as well
    as conceptual, including a narrative history of the period covered. Prerequisite: Humn 220.
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