UC History Professor Wendy Kline was quoted in an Associated Press article posted on ABC news’ website on October 2nd. The article discusses the controversial topic of relationship titles in the 21st century. Professor Kline, a specialist in gender and sexuality studies, has taught at the University of Cincinnati since 2000, and is quoted in the article giving an historical context to the issue.
Professor Kline is the author of two books: Bodies of Knowledge: Sexuality, Reproduction and Women’s Health in the Second Wave (University of Chicago, 2010), and Building a Better Race: Gender, Sexuality, and Eugenics from the Turn of the Century to the Baby Boom (University of California Press, 2001). She has recently published articles in the Bulletin of the History of Medicine and the Journal of Women’s History, and essays in Feminist Coalitions, Major Problems in American Women’s History, and Popular Eugenics. She also has a chapter on the history of eugenics in America with Oxford University Press.
Professor Kline received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Davis, in 1998, working under the direction of Karen Halttunen. Before joining the faculty at UC in 2000, Kline lived in Germany and taught the history of sexuality at the University of Munich. Kline is also a professional violinist and a member of two professional orchestras: The Kentucky Symphony Orchestra and the Clermont Philharmonic.