(Kent, Susan K - 2015) -- Professor of Distinction uri icon



  • A prolific scholar, Professor Kent has spent most of her career as a British historian, with a particular focus on issues of gender. She is the author of 11 books, including Sex and Suffrage in Britain, 1860–1914 (1987); Making Peace: The Reconstruction of Gender in Interwar Britain (1993); Gender and Politics in Britain, 1640–1990 (1999); Aftershocks: Politics and Trauma in Britain, 1918–1931(2009); The Global Influenza Pandemic of 1918–1919 (2012); and Queen Victoria: Gender and Empire (2015).
    Kent joined the CU-Boulder faculty in 1993. That year, she also held a National Endowment for Humanities fellowship at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. She worked as associate vice chancellor for faculty affairs between 2001 and 2005 and served as chair of the Department of History from 1998 to 2000 and again from 2008 to 2014.

year awarded

  • 2015