Dr. Julia Sandy
United States of America
Modern American History, Civil Rights Movement, American Women’s History, Public History Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst B.A., University of Virginia
Dr. Sandy’s research interests focus on the history of social and political movements, especially the northern civil rights movement. Her articles and reviews have appeared in Breaking the Wave: Women, Their Organizations, and Feminism, 1945-1985 (Routledge Press, 2010), and The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History (Oxford University Press, 2007). She is currently working on a book manuscript about the black freedom movement in New York City, which examines consumer rights and activism as part of that movement. Dr. Sandy is also Co-Director of the Historic Preservation and Public History program at Shepherd, and her public history work includes new media, oral history, history education, and local history.