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Last Name
Gold McBride
Lecturer, Program in American Studies | University of California, Berkeley
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19th century, United States, cultural history, social history, hair, facial hair, beards, bodies, freak shows, wigs, fake hair, popular entertainment, pop culture, popular science
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About Me

Sarah Gold McBride is a Lecturer with the Program in American Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. Her research and teaching focus on the social and cultural history of the nineteenth-century United States, and on history pedagogy. Her book, Whiskerology, which examines the power and significance of hair in the nineteenth-century United States, is under contract with Harvard University Press. Dr. Gold McBride is also a co-founder of The Teaching History Conference and the current Executive Director of the Western Association of Women Historians.

Recent Publications
Media Coverage
Country Focus
United States
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
19th century
Expertise by Topic
Gender, Material Culture, Pedagogy, Race, Science, Women