Jennifer Holland

Assistant Professor

Jennifer Holland is an Assistant Professor of U.S. History, specializing in histories of gender, sexuality, race, and conservatism in the North American West. She works on the history of the twentieth century, but she teaches and takes an interest in earlier periods. Her interests include gender and women in the American West; the Sunbelt; the U.S. after 1945; sexuality and reproduction; conservative social movements; and race, ethnicity, and indigeneity. She received a PhD from the University of Wisconsin and a MA from Utah State University, where she served as an editorial fellow for the Western Historical Quarterly. She got her BA from the University of Michigan. She is currently working on a book manuscript on everyday anti-abortion activism in four western states in the second half of the twentieth century.