Eliza E. Ferguson
Associate Professor • Modern Europe•France•Social & Cultural History•Gender
office: 2099 Mesa Vista Hall
office phone: (505) 277-2451
Dr. Ferguson teaches introductory courses in western civilization, as well as upper-level classes in European women's history, French history, the history of sexuality, and topics in modern European social and cultural history. Dr. Ferguson's first book is a historical ethnography of the lives of the laboring poor in Paris in the late nineteenth century centered on practices of violence in intimate relationships.
Dr. Ferguson is on leave, 2012-2013.
B.A. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1993
History and International Studies Majors with Distinction and Honors
Université de Montpellier III, 1991-1992
M.A. in History, Duke University, 1996
Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies, 1995
Ph.D. in History, Duke University, 2000
Dr. Ferguson's next book investigates the protection of working-class girls and the suppression of the so-called white slave trade in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Gender and Justice: Violence, Intimacy, and Community in Fin-de-Siècle Paris
Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010.
"The Cosmos of the Paris Apartment: Working-Class Family Life in the Nineteenth Century" Journal of Urban History 37 (January 2011): 59-67.
“Domestic Violence by Another Name: Crimes of Passion in Fin-de-Siècle Paris" Journal of Women’s History 19 (Winter 2007): 12-34. (Winner of the 2009 Stanley Hoffman Best Article Prize from the French Politics Section of the American Political Science Association)
"Judicial Authority and Popular Justice in the Fin-de-Siecle Assize Court" Journal of Social History 40 (Winter 2006): 293-315.
"Reciprocity and Retribution: Negotiating Gender and Power in Fin-de-Siècle Paris." Journal of Family History 30 (July 2005):287-303.
Research Allocations Committee Grant (UNM), 2012
Snead-Wertheim Endowed Lectureship in History & Anthropology (UNM), 2011-12
Dean's Special Travel Committee Award (UNM), 2010
Katherine Woodson Faculty Research Award (UNM), 2010
Stanley Hoffman Best Article Prize from the French Politics Section of the American Political Science Association, 2009
Research Allocations Committee Grant, UNM, 2007
Frederik B. M. Hollyday Instructor in History, Duke University, 1998-1999
Ernestine Friedl Research Fellowship, Duke Program in Women's Studies, 1997
Gilbert Chinard Fellowship, Institut Français de Washington, 1997
Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship, U.S. Department of Education, 1996-1997
Morehead Scholarship, John Motley Morehead Foundation, 1988-1993
Phi Beta Kappa, 1993
Undergraduate: Western Civ to 1648, Western Civ Since 1648, Modern European Women's History, Modern France, Modern European Imperialism,
Senior Research Seminar on City Life, and Senior Research Seminar on Cultural History
Graduate: Advanced Historiography, History of Sexuality,
Women in Modern Europe, Imperialism, Modern France