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State University of New York Plattsburgh
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pedagogy, popular culture, gender studies, housework, food, history of sexuality
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About Me

Jessamyn Neuhaus is professor of US history and popular culture at SUNY Plattsburgh and recipient of the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. She is the author of Geeky Pedagogy: A Guide for Intellectuals, Introverts, and Nerds Who Want to be Effective Teachers (WVU Press), as well as two monographs: Manly Meals and Mom’s Home Cooking: Cookbooks and Gender in Modern America (Johns Hopkins University Press) and Housework and Housewives in American Advertising: Married to the Mop (Palgrave Macmillan). Neuhaus has also published pedagogical, historical, and cultural studies research in numerous anthologies and journals including Journal of American HistoryThe History TeacherJournal of Popular CultureJournal of Women’s History,Studies in Popular CultureTeaching History,and Transformations: The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy. Visit her website and find her on Twitter @GeekyPedagogy.

Recent Publications

Geeky Pedagogy: A Guide for Intellectuals, Introverts, and Nerds Who Want to be Effective Teachers (West Virginia University Press, 2019)

“My Big Teaching Mistake: Losing Sight of Pedagogical Success” Transformations: The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy 29, no. 2 (July 2019): 99-105

“Cooking at Home: The Cultural Construction of American ‘Home Cooking’ in Popular Discourse,” The Bloomsbury Handbook of Food and Popular Culture, edited by Kathleen LeBesco and Peter Naccarato (New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017)

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
20th century, 21st century
Expertise by Topic
Family, Food History, Gender, Higher Ed, Material Culture, Pedagogy, Sexuality, Women