Sarah Handley-Cousins

PhD

Sarah Handley-Cousins.

Sarah Handley-Cousins

PhD

Sarah Handley-Cousins

PhD

Fields

19th century United States History; Civil War and Reconstruction; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Sexuality; History of Medicine, Disability and Science; History of Discipline

Contact Information

554 Park Hall

Buffalo NY, 14260

Phone: 716-645-8426

handley2@buffalo.edu

Education

  • PhD, University at Buffalo, 2016
  • MSEd, Niagara University, 2010
  • MA, University at Buffalo, 2009
  • BA, Wells College, 2007

Courses Regularly Taught

HIS 144 Health, Medicine and Society
HIS 209 Civil War and Reconstruction
HIS 301 Historical Writing

Selected Publications

ARTICLES AND CHAPTERS

 “‘Wrestling at the Gates of Death:’ Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain and Nonvisible Disability in the Post Civil War North,” The Journal of the Civil War Era

"Best Men, Broken Men: Gender, Disability and American Veterans," in Kara Dixon Vuic, ed., The Routledge Handbook of Gender, War, and the U.S. Military (New York: Taylor & Francis, 2017) 

"Disability in Civil War Medical Photography," in Brian Jordan, ed., The Unfinished Work: New Perspectives on Civil War Veteranhood (forthcoming, Louisiana State University Press) 

Selected Digital Publications

Awards and Fellowships

  • Honorable Mention, Best Article/Book Chapter Prize, Disability History Association, 2017
  • AASLH Good History Award for DIG: A History Podcast, 2017
  • New York Humanities Public Humanities Fellow, 2015-2016