Danielle Olden

Danielle recieved her B.A. in history from the University of Wyoming in 2006, where she was named a College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Graduate, and her M.A. in history from Ohio State University in 2008. Currently, she is pursuing a Ph.D. at Ohio State, with a major field in modern U.S. history and interests in issues of race and ethnicity, and women's and gender history. She is particularly interested in interrogating the ways in which intersecting categories of identity and social stratification (race, class, gender, sexual orientation, etc.) influence our historical understanding. She has written on the history of Mexican Americans in Laramie, Wyoming, a well as on the relationship between the Laramie Woman's Club and a similar group for Latinas, the Hispano Americano Women's Club. Her most recent work is on the working expereinces of black women tobacco workers in the South during the interwar period, as well as their resistance efforts as oppressed workers in a Jim Crow society. She has published in Annals of Wyoming, the quarterly scholarly journal of the Wyoming Historical Society, and has presented her work at various conferences and other forums.

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