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Ellen Carol DuBois

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Professional affiliation

Distinguished Research Professor of History, UCLA

Full Biography

Ellen Carol DuBois is Distinguished Research Professor of History at UCLA.  Educated at Wellesley College and Northwestern University, she is one of the nation's foremost historians of US suffragism.  Her first book on the subject was Feminism and Suffrage:  The Emergence of an Independent Women's Movement, 1848 - 1869  (1978). She won the Joan Kelly Gadol Prize from the American Historical Association for Harriot Stanton  Blatch and the Winning of Woman Suffrage (1987).   In 2020, she published Suffrage:  Women's Long Battle for the Vote, the first comprehensive history of suffrage since 1959.