PhD 2014, Louisiana State University
422-N Minard Hall Phone: 701-231-8299
Areas of Interest and Specialization: Women’s History/Gender Studies, 19th century U.S., Southern 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.
HIST 104: U.S. History Since 1877
HIST 135: Race in the U.S.
EDUC 481: Classroom Practice and Methods: Social Studies
HIST 426: Women in American History
HIST 422/622: The American Civil War and Reconstruction
HIST 423/623: The Gilded Age and Progressive Era
Book under contract: Strike Me If You Dare": Intimate-Partner Violence, Gender, Race, and Reform in New Orleans, 1840-1890.
Forthcoming chapter: "'Alleged Crusades' and 'Self-Fooled Reformers': The Rise and Fall of White Slavery Hysteria in the 1910s."
Publications: “The Mississippi State Sanatorium: Pioneering Tuberculosis Treatment during the 1920 and 1930s,” The Journal of Mississippi History, Volume 74, Number 3 (Fall 2012); Forthcoming chapter in collected volume-
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), Anti-Racism Taskforce.