Assistant Professor of History
A.B., M.A., Smith CollegePh.D., Columbia University
Molly Tambor holds a Ph.D. in modern European history from Columbia University and specializes in political history and the history of women and gender. She was awarded the Rome Prize in 2002-2003 and did additional research at the University of Florence, Italy. Her article, "Red Saints: Gendering the Cold War," will appear in the London School of Economics journal Cold War History, and she contributed chapters to “Women in Italy, 1945-1960 (Penny Morris, ed., Palgrave Macmillan, 2005) and “After Fascism: Society, Political Culture, and Democratization in Europe since 1945” (Misner and Berg, eds., forthcoming from Manchester University Press).
Modern and Contemporary European History, Women's Studies, Gender Studies
- Author, "Red Saints: Gendering the Cold War," published in Cold War History
- Author, “An Essential Way of Life: Women’s Citizenship and the Renewal of
Political Life in Italy” published in "After Fascism: European Case Studies in Politics, Society, and Identity since 1945."
- Author, “Prostitutes and Politicians: The Women’s Rights Movement in the Legge
Merlin Debates” published in "Women in Italy, 1945-1960: An Interdisciplinary Study."
- Recipient, Rome Prize in Modern Italian Studies, American Academy in Rome
- Recipient, Excellence in Teaching Award, Columbia Undergraduate History Council
- Recipient, Dissertation Fellowship, German Marshall Fund of the United States
- President’s Fellow, Columbia University (2000-02)