Tina A. Irvine

Ph.D. Candidate


United States History (Thomas J. Sugrue)

Cultural History (Kathy L. Peiss)

Comparative Race, Gender, and Sexuality (Kathleen M. Brown)


Kathy Peiss (Advisor)
Kathleen M. Brown
Beth Linker


Dissertation: "Americanizing Appalachia: Mountain Uplift and the Preservation of White Citizenship, 1890-1929"




B.A., History, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, DePauw University (2009) 

M.A.T. Marian University (2011)

M.A. University of Pennsylvania (2015)

Research Interests

Women and gender, social reform, Appalachia, the South, Americanization, immigration, eugenics, race and race making, citizenship, history of science and medicine, history of sexuality and reproduction

Courses Taught

(Spring 2015) Teaching Assistant, “History of Sexuality in the United States”

(Spring 2014) Teaching Assistant, “America in the 1960s”

(Fall 2013) Teaching Assistant, “The Rise and Fall of the American South”

Selected Publications