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. Also, due to her research and area of expertise, Baggett is affiliate faculty with Women and Gender Studies program.
HIST 104: U.S. History Since 1877
HIST 135: Race in the U.S.
EDUC 481: Classroom Practice and Methods: Social Studies
HIST/WGS 426/626: Women in American History
HIST 422/622: The American Civil War and Reconstruction
HIST 423/623: The Gilded Age and Progressive Era
Dr. Baggett is the author of Intimate Partner Violence in New Orleans: Gender, Race, and Reform, 1840-1900 published by University Press of Mississippi (2017).
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).
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.