Member Spotlight – Lauren MacIvor Thompson, PhD

Lauren MacIvor Thompson
Visiting Assistant Professor
Kennesaw State University
Visiting Fellow
GSU College of Law

Dr. Lauren MacIvor Thompson received her Ph.D. in History from Georgia State University in May 2016. Her research interests center on the legal and medical history of American women’s health, and the early birth control movement in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era. She graduated from the University of Virginia, and also holds a master’s degree in Public History from Georgia State University. She has published in the University of Virginia’s Essays in History and the University of Alabama’s Southern Historian, and serves as an editor for both the “Nursing Clio” blog and H-NET’s H-Disability list.


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