Forthcoming book Babies Made Us Modern: How Infants Brought Americans into the Twentieth Century (Cambridge University Press, 2018)

 

About my current project:

https://www.slate.com/blogs/how_babies_work/2013/04/17/history_of_baby_books_parents_recorded_children_s_lives_because_they_weren.html

https://www.slate.com/blogs/how_babies_work/2013/04/23/history_of_parenting_advice_the_u_s_children_s_bureau.html

https://www.rutgers.edu/about-rutgers/baby-talk

Janet Golden, Ph.D. is Professor of History at Rutgers University where she specializes in the history of medicine, history of childhood, women’s history and American social history.  She is the author or editor of nine books. She co-edits the Critical Issues in Health and Medicine Series at Rutgers University Press and the Philadelphia Inquirer’s public health blog “The Public’s Health.” Dr. Golden is the recipient of numerous grants and fellowships, including those awarded by the National Institutes of Health, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Commonwealth Fund, and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.  She is a member of the Sigerist Circle and of the Executive Council of Rutgers AAUP/AFT. Her work has been supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Institutes of Health, and the Commonwealth Fund, among others.  She was a Visiting Fellow at the University of Sydney, Australia, in spring 2015.

Her short humor pieces are archived here: http://www.short-humour.org.uk/5writersshowcase/5writersshowcase.htm#JAG