Participant Info

First Name
Tammy M
Last Name
Utah State University
Website URL
Gender, World War I, youth, intelligence, Scouting, transnational history
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Personal Info

About Me

Tammy M. Proctor is a native of Kansas City, Missouri, and a graduate of the University of Missouri (BJ Journalism/BA History 1990) and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (MA/PhD History 1995).  She is presently employed as Department Head and Professor of History at Utah State University in Logan, Utah.  Her previous university positions include the H.O. Hirt Professor of History at Wittenberg University in Ohio and Assistant Professor at Lakeland College in Wisconsin.

She is the author of:

An English Governess in the Great War: The Secret Brussels Diary of Mary Thorp (2017) with Sophie de Schaepdrijver

World War I: A Short History (2017)

Gender & the Great War (2017) with Susan R. Grayzel

Civilians in a World at War, 1914-1918 (2010)

Female Intelligence: Women and Espionage in the First World War (2003)

Scouting for Girls: A Century of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (2009)

On My Honour: Guides and Scouts in Interwar Britain (2002)

Scouting Frontiers: Youth and the Scout Movement’s First Century (2009) with Nelson Block

Recent Publications

My most recent journal article is:

“Repairing the Spirit: the Society of Friends, Total War, and the Limits of Reconciliation,” Peace & Change: A Journal of Peace Research 45:2 (April 2020): 198-224.

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Expertise by Geography
Western Europe
Expertise by Chronology
20th century
Expertise by Topic
Children & Youth, Gender, Women, World War I