Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
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Tucker, Jennifer


Associate Professor of History
History Department
860.685.5389
222 Church Street 221

Associate Professor, Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Feminist, Gender & Sexualty Studies
860.685.5389

Associate Professor, Science in Society
Science in Society Program
860.685.5389

BA Stanford University
MPHIL Cambridge University
PHD Johns Hopkins University

EMAIL:
jtucker@wesleyan.edu
PERSONAL HOME PAGE:
http://jtucker.web.wesleyan.edu
WESLEYAN PO BOX:
History Department
COURSES TAUGHT THIS SEMESTER:
ENVS391 - 03
RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Jennifer Tucker's first book, Nature Exposed: Photography as Eyewitness in Victorian Science (Johns Hopkins University, 2005) explores the social and cultural relations of photography, science, and ideas of truth in Victorian London. Other research concerns include artistic exchanges in scientific colonialism; interactions between science and popular culture; science and gender studies; and photography in historical documentation and interpretation. She is currently at work on a book about life and art in the Victorian photographic studio and is writing a series of essays about photography and historical interpretation.


AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

Social and cultural practices of science; Victorian Studies; visual culture; photographic history; history of women and gender.


AWARDS WON:

Visiting Faculty Fellow at Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Fall 2005); Carol A. Baker Memorial Prize; Johns Hopkins University Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching


OFFICE HOURS:

Fall 2014:


GRANTS:

National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship; Social Science Research Council and American Council of Learned Societies Grant; Smithsonian Institution Research Fellowship; National Science Foundation Grant; British Marshall Scholarship (UK)