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Letter from the Chair

Kristin Hoganson

Professor of History
Associate Professor of EUI
Professor of Gender and Women's Studies
Center for Global Studies

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Contact Info

  • Address:
    309 Gregory Hall, MC-466, 810 S. Wright St. Temporary office fall 2012: CAB 256
  • Telephone: (217) 300-4094
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Areas of Specialization

United States in world context, cultures of U.S. imperialism, globalization



  • Hoganson, Kristin. Once Upon a Place: The U.S. Heartland Between Security and Empire, book in progress. . In Progress: Penguin Press, 9999.
  • Consumers’ Imperium:The Global Production of American Domesticity, 1865-1920. . University of North Carolina Press, 2007.
  • Fighting for American Manhood: How Gender Politics Provoked the Spanish-American and Philippine-American Wars. . New Haven: Yale University Press, 1998.

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Book Contributions

  • Hoganson, Kristin. "The Imperial Politics of Globavore Consumption in the Late Ninteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries." A Destiny of Choice? New Directions in American Consumer History. . Comp. David Steigerwald. Ed. David Blanke. New York: Lexington Books, 2013. 15-27.

  • Hoganson, Kristin. "Transnationalizing the Heartland Myth." Transnational American Studies. . Comp. Udo J. Hebel. Heidelberg: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Amerikastudien, 2012. 123-44.

  • Hoganson, Kristin. "Transnational American Studies -- Whereto?." Transnational American Studies. . Ed. Udo J. Hebel. Heidelberg: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Amerikastudien, 2012. 622-24.

  • "American Manhood and Declaring War on Spain in 1898." Private Lives/Public Moments, vol. 2. . Ed. Dominick Cavallo. Boston: Prentice Hall, 2010. 30-43.

  • ""Buying into Empire"." Transitions and Transformations in the U.S. Imperial State. . Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2009. 248-59.

  • "Male Degeneracy and the Allure of the Philippines." Thinking Through the Past, vol. 2, 3rd edition. . Ed. John Hollitz. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2005. 85-91.

  • ""Harvard Men: From Dudes to Rough Riders"." Yards and Gates. . New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004. 117-28.

  • "The World of Fashion: Imagined Communities of Dress." After the Imperial Turn: Critical Approaches to "National" Histories and Literatures. . Duke University Press, 2003.

  • ""What's Gender Got to Do with It? Gender History as Foreign Relations History"." Explaining the History of American Foreign Relations. . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. 304-22.

  • "" 'Honor Comes First': The Imperatives of Manhood in the Congressional Debate over War"." Whose America? The War of 1898 and the Battle to Define the Nation. . Westport: Praeger, 2001. 123-46.

Journal Articles

  • "Meat in the Middle: Converging Borderlands in the U.S. Midwest, 1865-1900." Journal of American History 98.4 (2012): 1025-51.
  • "Hop off the Bandwagon: It's a Mass Movement, Not a Parade." Journal of American History 95.March (2009): 1087-91.
  • "Stuff It: Domestic Consumption and the Americanization of the World Paradigm." Diplomatic History 30.Sept. (2006): 571-94.
  • "Food and Entertainment from Every Corner of the Globe:Bourgeois U.S. Households as Points of Encounter, 1870-1920." Amerikastudien/American Studies 48.1 (2003): 115-135.
  • "Cosmopolitan Domesticity:Importing the American Dream,1865-1920." American Historical Review 107 (2002): 55-83.
  • "'As Badly off as the Filipinos': U.S. Woman Suffragists and Turn-of-the-Century U.S. Imperialism." Journal of Women's History 13.summer (2001): 9-33.
  • "Garrisonian Abolitionists and the Rhetoric of Gender, 1850-1860." American Quarterly 45.Dec. (1993): 558-95.

Magazine Articles

  • "Teaching with Images." Passport. 1 Jan. 2009: 40-41.
  • "Where the National and Global Converge." Passport: The Newsletter of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations. 1 Jan. 2009: 13-15.
  • "What's Gender Got to Do with It? Women and Foreign Relations History." Organization of American Historians Magazine of History. 1 Jan. 2005: 14-18.