Sarah Gold McBride

Curriculum Vitae: 
Research Interests: 

My research focuses on the social and cultural history of the United States in the nineteenth century. My dissertation examines the social meanings and functions of hair in the U.S. before the early twentieth century.

I am also interested in history pedagogy at both the K-12 and college level, and have worked as a History Content Advisor to the UC Berkeley History–Social Science Project since 2011. 

My website is

Research Interests: 
19th century United States
cultural history
social history
history of science and medicine
popular culture
Graduate Position: 
PhD Candidate


Semester Course Title Syllabus
Spring 2016 198BC Berkeley Connect in History
Spring 2016 198BC Berkeley Connect in History