Erica Ryan
Assistant Professor Email: eryan@rider.edu
Department Name:
History
Office Location:
North Hall 105

Faculty Office Hours

Mailing Address:
2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Role: 
Faculty
Title: 
Assistant Professor
Email: 
eryan@rider.edu
Department Name: 
History
Mailing Address: 
2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Office Location: 
North Hall 105

Teaches American history including courses on modern America, cultural history, and women, gender and sexuality.  Her research focuses on the intersections between ideas about gender, sexuality, and political culture in the modern United States, and on the significance of the family as a social and political construct in the American past.  (Ph.D., Brown University)

Courses Taught at Rider

  • World History Survey Since 1500
  • US History Survey II
  • Women in American History
  • Modern American Political Culture
  • Gender and Sexuality in American History
  • Post-1945 American History
  • History and Historical Methods

Publications

She is currently revising a book manuscript for publication in late 2014 with Temple University Press, titled Red War on the Family: Sex, Gender and Americanism, 1919-1929.  She has published essays in Encyclopedia of the Jazz Age: 1918-1929, and written book reviews for History: Review of New Books, Archives of Sexual Behavior, and the scholarly website Women and Social Movements in the United States.  Dr. Ryan’s next project explores the fatherhood movement of the 1990s.