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Maria Daxenbichler

PhD

Maria Daxenbichler.

Maria Daxenbichler

PhD

Maria Daxenbichler

PhD

Visiting Assistant Professor
Department of History

Research Interests

History of Medicine; Women’s History; 19th and 20th century United States History; History of Gender and Sexuality

Education

  • PhD, History, University at Buffalo, 2020
  • MA, American Studies, University at Buffalo, 2015
  • Magistra Artium, American Studies, Leipzig University, 2009

Courses Taught

HIS 301: Historical Writing
HIS 419: History of Sexual and Reproductive Health
HIS 356: Social History of Women 1875-Present
HIS 447: Health and Illness in American History

Current Research

I am currently writing a manuscript based on my dissertation “Knowing the Uterus: The Role of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Abortion in the Professionalization of American Medicine, 1880-1920.”  

Journal Articles

“The Oldest and Newest of Nurses: Obstetrical Nursing and the Medicalization of Childbirth” at the Journal for Medicine and Allied Sciences; forthcoming.  

Awards and Fellowships

College of Arts and Sciences Dissertation Fellowship, University at Buffalo, November 2019.

Women in Medicine Legacy Foundation Fellow, Harvard University, 2017-2018.

Travel Fellowship, Special Collections and University Archives, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2018.

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Maria Daxenbichler.
Visiting Assistant Professor
Department of History
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Interests: History of Medicine; Women’s History; 19th and 20th century United States History; History of Gender and Sexuality