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Jane E. Dabel, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of History
California State University, Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90840
562 985-2408 | Fax: 562 985-5431
Jane.Dabel@csulb.edu | Office: FO2-202

Research Interests

African American History
Women’s History
Early US History
Urban History
Civil War and Reconstruction

Education

University of California, Los Angeles – Ph.D. in History
University of California, Los Angeles – M.A. in History
University of California, Berkeley – B.A. in History and Political Science

Selected Publications

A Respectable Woman: The Public Riles of African American Women in Nineteenth-Century New York City, New York University Press, forthcoming 2008.

“’A superior colored man …and a Scotch woman:’ Interracial Marriages in New York City, 1850-1870” in the International Social Science Review, Fall/Winter (2005).

“”I have Gone Quietly to Work for the Support of My Three Children”: African-American Mothers in New York City, 1827-1877.” Afro-Americans in New York Life and History 27, no. 2 (2003).

“African-American Women and Household Composition in New York City, 1827-1877” in Black Cultures and Race Relations edited by James L. Conyers. Chicago: Burnham Inc., Publishers, 2002.

“”My Ma Went to Work Early Every Mornin’”: Color, Gender, and Occupation in New Orleans, 1840-1860.” Louisiana History 41, no. 2 (2000).

Honors and Awards

Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award, California State University, Long Beach (2007)

W.M. Keck Foundation Fellowship, Huntington Research Library, San Marino, California (2003)

Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, Post-Doctoral Fellowship, New-York Historical Society

Courses

HISTORY 172:
Early American History

HISTORY 301:
Methodology of History

HISTORY 486:
African American History

HISTORY 501 :
Theories and Methodology of History

HISTORY 595:
Directed Readings

HISTORY 697 :
Directed Reseach

HISTORY 678 :
Thesis Preparation