Jan Wilson - Faculty & Adjuncts

Jan Wilson, PhD

Jan Wilson, PhD
Wellspring Associate Professor of History
College of Arts & Sciences
History
918-631-2410 Chapman Hall Room 226

Education

PhD – State University of New York-Binghamton MA – Indiana State University BS – Indiana State University

Bio

Dr. Wilson's research and teaching interests focus on the history and study of gender, disability, feminism, and sexuality. She recently finished the manuscript for her second book titled The Zoey Prism, which draws on historical analysis, theory, and her personal experiences to offer new perspectives on concepts such as mothering, identity, intersectionality, the gaze, and the meaning of disability. Dr. Wilson lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma with her husband, Nathan, her children, Zoey and Connor, and dogs Linda and Marlin.

Research Interests

Disability in history and culture, representations of autism, the history of women’s social movements, food and political campaigning

Teaching Interests

Gender Studies, Disability Studies, Feminist Theory, US Women’s History, US Popular Culture

Courses Taught

  • Seminar
  • Special Topics
  • Special Topics in Literature and Language I
  • Feminist Theory
  • Independent Study
  • Special Topics in Women's and Gender Studies I
  • Women in the US Since 1900
  • History of Women in US Since 1900
  • The Vampire in American History and Culture
  • History and Literature
  • Internship
  • Research and Thesis
  • History of Women in the United States to 1900
  • Feminist Futures: What the United States Can Learn From Iceland

Awards & Honors

  • Outstanding Teacher Award