Mary Linehan

Mary Linehan

Title: Associate Professor
Department: History
Building: CAS
Email: mlinehan@uttyler.edu
Phone: 903.566.7371


  • 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

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