"" Visiting Assistant Professor
(205) 934-9986
Heritage Hall 360K

Research and Teaching Interests: Modern U.S. History; environmental history; the history of race, class, gender, and sexuality; 19th and 20th Century social and political movements

Office Hours: M/W 8:05 a.m. - 9:05 a.m. (and by appointment)


  • B.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Ph.D., University of Houston

Dr. Bauer studies the social, political, environmental, and urban/suburban history of modern America. She has taught survey courses on US history, western civilization, and world history. She has also taught a range of undergraduate courses including U.S. History Since 1945; American Environmental History; the History of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement; American Urban and Suburban History; Race and Disease in American History; LGBTQ History; The Long History of Women’s Liberation; the Fifties in America; Women, Sex and Violence in American History; and The Help: America’s Servant Class (with Pam King). In Fall 2018, Dr. Bauer will teach Women, Sex, and Violence in America; Disasters in American History; and Graduate Readings in Recent American History.