Academy of Community Engagement Scholarship (ACES)

Teresa Mangum

Inducted in

University of Iowa


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Biographical Abstracts

Teresa Mangum is a professor in the departments of Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies and English, and director of the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies at the University of Iowa. She is the author of Married, Middlebrow, and Militant: Sarah Grand and the New Woman Novel (University of Michigan Press, 1998); editor of the volume A Cultural History of Women: The Age of Empire, 1800-1920 (Bloomsbury, 2013); and co-editor of the University of Iowa book series, Humanities and Public Life. With the generous support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, she is working with a team to create a new interdisciplinary, experiential Humanities for the Public Good Ph.D. program. She is a member the Board of Directors of the National Humanities Alliance and the Advisory Board of the Consortium of Humanities Centers and Directors and a past member of the Imagining America National Advisory Board.

Areas of Expertise

  • Gender issues
  • Human and animal relationships
  • Public scholarship
  • Graduate education for public service
  • Age studies