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Heritage Hall 360K
(205) 934-9986

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


  • 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 U.S. history, western civilization, and world history. She has also taught a range of undergraduate courses including:

  • U.S. History Since 1945
  • American Environmental History
  • 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
  • The Help: America’s Servant Class (with Pam King).