PhD 2014, Louisiana State University
422-N Minard Hall
Areas of Interest and Specialization: Women’s History, Gender Studies, Medical History, 19th century U.S., Southern History
HIST 104: U.S. History Since 1877
EDUC 481: Classroom Practice and Methods: Social Studies
University Service: Women’s and Gender Studies Advisory Council (2014-present)Awards: Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award (LSU’s H&SS College, 2013), Outstanding Feminist Activist Award (LSU, 2012)
Publications: “‘Strike Me If You Dare’: Intimate-Partner Violence, Gender, and Reform, 1865-1920” PhD Dissertation, LSU, 2014; “The Mississippi State Sanatorium: Pioneering Tuberculosis Treatment during the 1920 and 1930s,” (forthcoming, The Journal of Mississippi History)
Before obtaining her doctorate in history, Dr. Baggett earned a bachelor’s in secondary education, social studies and taught on various levels—including middle school, high school, and college- since 2003. Because of her education background, she is also associate faculty with the School of Education’s Teacher Ed program for Social Studies.