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Katherine Marino


Assistant Professor


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Email    kmarino@history.ucla.edu
Office  Bunche 5343
Phone  310-825-4570

Katherine M. Marino's research and teaching interests include twentieth-century U.S. and Latin American history; histories of women, gender, sexuality, and race in the Americas; human rights; and transnational feminism. Her writing has appeared in the Journal of Women's HistoryGender & History, and Frontiers: A Journal of Women's Studies.

Her forthcoming book, Feminism for the Americas: The Making of an International Human Rights Movement (UNC Press, March 2019), is based on her dissertation that won the Organization of American Historians Lerner-Scott Prize for the best dissertation on U.S. women's history. Her work has received support from national organizations, including the Mellon Foundation, the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations, and the American Academy of Arts & Sciences where she was a Visiting Scholar in 2015-2016. 

Degrees

Ph.D., Stanford University, 2013

M.A., Stanford University, 2008

B.A., Harvard University, 2003

Awards

Judith Lee Ridge Article Prize, Western Association of Women Historians, 2015. (for “Marta Vergara, Popular-Front Pan-American Feminism, and the Transnational Struggle for Working Women’s Rights in the 1930s,” Gender & History 26, no. 3 (November 2014): 642-660.)

Lerner Scott Dissertation Prize, Organization of American Historians, 2014.

Selected Publications

Feminism for the Americas: The Making of an International Human Rights Movement (forthcoming from University of North Carolina Press, March 2019)

“Anita Hill Roundtable,” Frontiers: Journal of Women’s Studies 35, no. 3 (December, 2014): 65-74. (a published forum with Sierra Austin, Giselle Jeter, Margaret Solic, and Haley Swenson)

“Marta Vergara, Popular-Front Pan-American Feminism, and the Transnational Struggle for Working Women’s Rights in the 1930s,” Gender & History 26, no. 3 (November 2014): 642-660.

“Transnational Pan-American Feminism: The Friendship of Bertha Lutz and Mary Wilhelmine Williams, 1926-1944,” Journal of Women’s History 26, no. 2 (Summer 2014): 63-87.

El movimiento feminista en la Zona del Canal,La Prensa (Panama City, Panama), August 17, 2014.