Veronica A. Wilson, PhD

Associate Professor

BA Kansas State University; PhD (2002), Rutgers University

Professor Wilson has taught courses in U.S. history and American women’s history at Pitt-Johnstown since 2003. Her teaching interests include Reconstruction, the first and second “waves” of American feminism, the Great Depression, the World Wars, and the Cold War; women, gender roles, masculinity and sexuality in America; 19th and 20th-century civil rights and suffrage movements; and modern U.S. cultural, social , and political history.

She has written a number of articles dealing with political, social, and gendered aspects of espionage cases in the McCarthy era, and specializes in the United States from 1945-2000.