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First Name
Carolyn
Last Name
Levy
Affiliation
The Pennsylvania State University
Website URL
http://history.psu.edu/directory/cal65
Keywords
US 19th Century, Early America, Antebellum America, Incarceration, Respectability, Criminality, Prisons, Reform
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About Me

I am a PhD candidate at the Pennsylvania State University working under the direction of Dr. Lori Ginzberg in the dual-title PhD program with the Departments of History and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. My dissertation research focuses on¬†constructions of respectability and criminality through an¬†analysis of prison matrons and female prisoners.

Recent Publications
Media Coverage
Country Focus
United States of America
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
19th century
Expertise by Topic
Gender, Race, Sexuality, Sexual Violence, Urban History, Women