Gwen Kay, Professor
Third summer session begins
Location: SUNY Oswego
Friday, July 3, 7:35 a.m. - 7:35 a.m.
Rice Creek Ramble
Guided walk showing visitors what creatures are around, what they eat and where they live. Participants should dress for the weather and call 312-6677 the morning of the hike to check trail conditions. Program size is limited; unable to accommodate groups. An adult must accompany children. Free.
Location: Rice Creek Field Station
Saturday, July 11, 11 a.m. - noon
Men's Soccer vs. St John Fisher Scrimmage (Time TBA)
Friday, July 3, 7:32 a.m. - 7:32 a.m.
Women's Soccer vs. St. Lawrence
Tuesday, Sept 1, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
GOLD Third Thursdays
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Location: Various Cities
Thursday, July 16, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Harborfest Housing Available
Friday, July 3, 7:33 a.m. - 7:33 a.m.
PhD Yale University (History of Medicine and Science) 1997
B.A. Bowdoin College (Biology; History), 1991
History of Medicine and Science
Progressive Era America
Honors 141: American Intellectual Heritage (F/S);
History 248 (F/S);
Honors 201: The American Experience (F --but not this fall);
His 368: American Medical Issues (S);
His 650: American History Seminar (topics to change every semester; F)
"If it did not exist, it would have to be invented": "Home Economics in Transition at Iowa's Regents Institutions" The Annals of Iowa, Spring 2011
Andrew Smiler, Gwen Kay and Benamin Harris, "Tightening and Loosening Masculinity's (k)Nots: Masculinity in the Hearst Press during the Interwar Period," Journal of Men's Studies 16(3): 266-279 (Fall 2008)
"Dying to be Beautiful": The Fight for Safe Cosmetics (Ohio State University Press, 2005) and winner 2005 American Nurses Association for book of the year.
"Seeing the Fair the FDA Way: The 1933 Century of Progress Exposition," Journal of Illinois History 5(3): 197-212 (Fall 2002)
"Healthy Public Relations: The FDA's 1930s Legislative Campaign": Bulletin of the History of Medicine, Fall 2001
"Beauty and Business," Enterprise and Society, 1(1).
Teaching Honors, Awards, Distinctions:
Societe Chimie d'Industrielle (American Branch) Inaugural Fellow, Chemical Heritage Foundation, 1999
Current research projects:
History of home economics education (college level), 1870-2000; bioethical questions from patient, popular and physician perspective in Upstate NY 1870-1900
Business and Professional Women's Grant, Texas Women's University Libraries (2010)
State Historical Society ofIowa Research Greant (2008)
Dean's Fellowship in the History of Home Economics, Cornell University (2008, 2006)
Joined Oswego Faculty: 2000