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Ellen DuBois

Ellen Carol DuBois is Distinguished Research Professor in the History Department at the University of California at Los Angeles. She is the author of numerous books on the history of woman suffrage in the US, including Feminism and Suffrage: The Emergence of an Independent Women's Movement in America 1848-1869 (1978), Suffrage: Women's Long Battle for the Vote (2020), and Harriot Stanton Blatch and the Winning of Woman Suffrage (Yale University Press, 1997), for which she won the Joan Kelly Memorial Prize from the American Historical Association.

DuBois is also the coauthor, with Lynn Dumenil, of the leading textbook in US women’s history, Through Women’s Eyes: An American History with Documents, and coeditor, with Vicki Ruiz, of Unequal Sisters: In Inclusive Reader in US Women’s History.

 

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The long, embattled history of women’s suffrage that began with the 1848 Seneca Falls Convention continues to this day. Read >>

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