Nancy Woloch

Adjunct Professor

Nancy Woloch, adjunct professor (Barnard College), specializes in women's history and the history of education.  She received her B.A. at Wellesley College, her M.A. at Columbia University, and her Ph. D. at Indiana University.  Her published works include Women and the American Experience (5th ed., 2011); The American Century: A History of the United States Since the 1890s, coauthor (7th ed., 2013); The Enduring Vision: A History of the American People, coauthor (8th ed., 2014); Early American Women: A Documentary History, 1600-1900 (3rd ed., 2014); and Muller v. Oregon: A Brief History with Documents (1996).  She is currently finishing a book entitled A Class By Herself: Protective Laws for Women Workers, 1890-1990s (Princton University Press, 2015)


American Women in the 1920's
Education in American History
Progressive Women, 1890-1920


415A Lehman


In the News

Professor Woloch’s received the William G. Bowen award  for her book, A Class by Herself.

A Class by Herself, a new book by Nancy Woloch, adjunct history professor at Barnard, delves into the history of protective laws for women workers.