Nancy G. Rosoff

Dean, Graduate and Undergraduate Studies

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About Me

Nancy G. Rosoff serves as Dean of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies at Arcadia University (USA). She is a Visiting Research Fellow at the Centre for the History of Women’s Education, University of Winchester. Her publications include British and American School Stories, 1910 – 1960: Fiction, Femininity, and Friendship (2019), co-authored with Stephanie Spencer. Rosoff has also published articles in the Women’s History Magazine, the Journal of American Culture, and the OAH Magazine of History, as well as a chapter in Sport, Rhetoric, and Gender: Historical Perspectives and Media Representations. She has presented her research at the annual meetings of the Women’s History Network, the American Historical Association, the History of Education Society UK), the International Standing Committee on the History of Education, the Society for the History of Children and Youth, and the Popular Culture/American Culture Association.  

Dr Rosoff has given invited lectures at the Centre for the History of Women’s Education, University of Winchester (UK), the University of Delaware, and Mount Holyoke College, as well as a plenary address at the 2011 History of Education Society conference. Her research interests include history of women; women’s athletic activity; sports and popular culture; history of education; and gender and popular culture. 

She earned her PhD in history from Temple University, her MA at West Chester University, and her AB at Mount Holyoke College.

Hometown
Chester County, PA

Home Country
USA

Languages
English, French, German

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Education History

Mount Holyoke College

A.B., Major in History

West Chester University

M.A., Major in History

Temple University

Ph.D., Major in History

Publications

Author 2010

“‘A glow of pleasurable excitement’: Images of the New Athletic Woman in American Popular Culture, 1880-1920,” in Sport, Rhetoric, and Gender: Historical Perspectives and Media Representations, ed. Linda K. Fuller (New York: Palgrave Press, 2006)

Contribution to book, Sport, Rhetoric, and Gender: Historical Perspectives and Media Representations (Palgrave)