Nov 29, 2018
In this episode we speak with historian Regina Kunzel, whose review essay titled “The Power of Queer History” appears in the December 2018 issue of the AHR. Kunzel is the Doris Stevens Chair and Professor of History and Gender and Sexuality Studies at Princeton University. She is the author of the book Criminal Intimacy: Prison and the Uneven History of Modern American Sexuality, published in 2008 by the University of Chicago Press, and Fallen Women, Problem Girls: Unmarried Mothers and the Professionalization of Social Work, 1890–1945, published in 1993 by Yale University Press. Interviewing Kunzel is a past interviewee on this podcast, Durham University historian David Minto. His article “Perversion by Penumbras: Wolfenden, Griswold, and the Transatlantic Trajectory of Sexual Privacy” appears in the journal’s October 2018 issue.