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UT Tyler Department of History

Mary Linehan

Mary Linehan

Title: Associate Professor
Department: Department of History
Building: BUS 201
Phone: 903.566.7395


B.A., Illinois Wesleyan University

M.A., University of Notre Dame

Ph.D., University of Notre Dame


Dr. Linehan joined the History Department in 2009.  She is the winner of five all campus awards for teaching excellence and has a book "Abandoned Women: Gender and Prostitution in Chicago" under consideration.  Proud to be from Chicago, she has also served on a panel to advise the last two first ladies. Her areas of specialization are gender, race, and sexuality. In 2007, she was a featured speaker at the Oral History Association Annual Meeting discussing her work on the Miss America pageant.

Classes Taught:

HIST 1301 - U.S. History I

HIST 1302 - U.S. History II

HIST 3300 - Historical Methods and Research

HIST 4334 - Women in U.S. History

HIST 4372 - History of African-Americans

HIST 4384 - Colonial America

HIST 4387 - Industrial and Progressive America

HIST 4388 - America During the World Wars

HIST 4389 - America since 1945

HIST 4397 - Topics in History:  Children's History

HIST 5310 - Seminar in History

HIST 5330 - Seminar in American History

HIST 5385 - Colonial America

HIST 5387 - Industrial and Progressive America

HIST 5388 - America during the World Wars

HIST 5389 - America since 1945