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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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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.

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United States of America
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
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Expertise by Topic
Gender, Race, Sexuality, Sexual Violence, Urban History, Women