Dana Landress

PhD Candidate

American History, History of Medicine

Research Interests 

Twentieth Century U.S. History 

History of Medicine and Public Health 

Women’s and Gender History 

African-American History 

History of the American South 

History of Capitalism 

Agricultural History 

Labor History 

Selected Presentations 

"Pellagra and Women's Public Health Work in the Jim Crow South," American Association for the History of Medicine Annual Meeting. Ann Arbon, Michigan. May, 2020 

"Women of Color, Medical Discourse, and the Public Sphere," Western Association of Women Historians. Portland, Oregon. April, 2019.

"Race, Medicine, and the State" Panelist, History of Science Society Meeting. Ontario, Canada. November, 2017. 

Selected Awards

American Association of University Women (AAUW) Dissertation Fellowship, 2021-2022

Gloeckner Fellowship for the History of Women in Medicine, 2020-2021

Reynolds-Finley Historical Library Research Fellowship, 2020-2021

Mellon Dissertation Fellowship for Research in Original Sources, 2019-2020

Wilson Library Dissertation Fellowship, 2019 

South Caroliniana Library, Lewis P Jones Dissertation Research Fellowship, 2019

UC Berkeley School of Public Health, Susan Lindheim Award, 2019 

Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award, UC Berkeley Graduate Division, 2018

National Science Foundation Travel Grant, 2018 

Selected Teaching Appointments 

History of Data in Ameria, Fall 2019

American History Survey, Fall 2018

History of Science in America, Fall 2017 

American Women's History, Spring 2017