Joanne Meyerowitz, 1999–2000

Project Title:

Transsexuality in the US

University of Cincinnati

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Fellowship Work Summary

Joanne Meyerowitz completed a draft of her book on the history of transsexuality in the United States, tentatively titled How Sex Changed: A History of Transsexuality in the U.S., to be published by Harvard University Press. She also completed an article, “Sex Research at the Borders of Gender: Transvestites, Transsexuals, and Alfred C. Kinsey,” for the Bulletin of the History of Medicine, and drafted part of a historiographic essay on women in the postwar U.S., to be published in Blackwell’s Companion to American Women’s History. Meyerowitz is Professor of History, Indiana University, and editor of the Journal of American History.