Sarah’s historical research focuses on broadly on gender, medicine, and disability in the nineteenth century. Her first book, Bodies in Blue: Disability in the Civil War North, focused on the disability and manhood the Civil War era. Her current research looks at the ways that average Americans perceived of connections between disability, veteranhood, and criminality in Gilded Age America. Sarah also writes about online about current events, feminism and culture online.

For a sneak peek at Sarah’s current research, listen to this episode of Dig: A History Podcast!

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