Gwen Kay

Area of expertise: 
Topic description: 
  • History of FDA laws (first half 20th c), especially cosmetics
  • Science education for women (college level) 1960s forward, using home ec as a way to look at science taught to/by women
Biography: 

Doctorate: Yale University, Ph.D., history of medicine and science

Bachelor's: Bowdoin College, B.A., biology and history

Areas of specialization: history of medicine and Science, Progressive Era America, women's history