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Idaho State University
Erika Kuhlman

Erika Kuhlman

Professor - American Studies, gender studies; history of sound

Office: LA 340



Ph.D., Washington State University


The International Migration of German Great War Veterans. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

Of Little Comfort: War Widows, Fallen Soldiers, and the Remaking of the Nation after the Great War. New York: NYU Press, 2012.

Reconstructing Patriarchy after the Great War: Women, Gender, and Postwar Reconciliation Between Nations. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.

Petticoats and White Feathers: Gender Conformity, Race, the Progressive Peace Movement, and the Debate Over War, 1895-1919. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1997.                 

A to Z of Women in World History. New York: Facts on File.

Articles and Book Chapters

“Gender and Resistance.” In Gender and the Great War, edited by Susan Grayzel and Tammy Proctor. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017.

“Anonymity, Transnational Identity, and A German Deserter’s War Experience.” In Modernism and War, edited by Nanette Norris. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2016.

"American Doughboys and German Fräuleins: Sexuality, Patriarchy, and Privilege in the American-Occupied Rhineland, 1918-1923." Journal of Military History 71 (October 2007): 1077-1106.


Dr. Kuhlman has twice been named an ISU Outstanding Researcher.

Courses Taught

HIST 1118 U.S. History and Culture
HIST 2201 Women in U.S. History
HIST 3308 Industrialization and Reform in the United States
HIST 4425 Women in the North American West
HIST 4437 Families in Former Times
HIST 4439 Women in History