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Emily Mieras

Associate Professor of History and American Studies | Chair of History


  • Ph.D., College of William and Mary
  • A.B., Harvard University

Research Interests

  • Progressive-era college students and social service work
  • Nostalgia, historical memory, and small-town American identity
  • The connections between family, gender and consumerism in contemporary television

Course Topics

  • American Consumer Culture
  • Perspectives on Southern History and Culture
  • Gender in American History
  • Beauty and the Body in American Culture
  • The Birth of Modern America
  • American History I
  • Immigration, Race and Ethnicity in the U. S., 1600-present
Emily Mieras

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