College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Kim Cary Warren, Ph.D.

School of Social Welfare, Humanities - History, Social Welfare, Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies
Associate Professor
Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Primary office:
Wescoe Hall, 3616
University of Kansas
1445 Jayhawk Blvd.
Lawrence, KS 66045-7590
Second office:
Twente Hall, 202



Summary

Professor Warren's research interests include the history of gender and race in African American and Native American education, Kansas, and the United States. Her teaching interests include women's history, citizenship and American identity, race and gender relations, identity development in the African Diaspora, as well as social, civil rights, and reform movements.

Teaching

Professor Warren's teaching interests include women's history, citizenship and American identity, race and gender relations, identity development in the African Diaspora, as well as social, civil, and human rights movements.

Teaching Interests

  • Women's history
  • Citizenship
  • United States
  • Race
  • Gender

Research

Professor Warren's research interests include the history of gender and race in African American and Native American education, Kansas, and the United States. She is the author of a book, The Quest for Citizenship: African American and Native American Education in Kansas, 1880–1935 and co-editor of Transforming the University of Kansas: A History, 1965-2015, and several articles.

Research Interests

  • Women's history
  • Citizenship
  • United States
  • Race
  • Gender
  • Masculinity
  • Feminism

Service

Professor Warren is the Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion for the School of Social Welfare. She has served as Undergraduate and Graduate Director for the History Department; and Graduate Director for the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department. Warren has served on several national committees for the Organization of American Historians, the NEH, and others.

Selected Publications

Sklar, Kathryn Kish, Christopher Capozzola, Liette Gidlow, Melanie Gustafson, Annelise Orleck, Kim Cary Warren, and Mason Williams. 2021. “‘The Long Progressive Era’:  A Roundtable on After the Vote:  Feminist Politics in La Guardia’s New York by Elisabeth Israels Perry.” Journal Articles. The Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era 2021: 1–31. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1537781421000268.
Rury, John L, and Kim Cary Warren, eds. 2015. Transforming the University of Kansas:  A History, 1965-2015. Books.
Warren, Kim C. 2015. ““You’d Be Criminals!": Transgressions, Legal Unions, and Interracial Marriage in 1967 Film and Law.” Book Chapters. In Poitier Revisited:  Reconsidering a Black Icon in the Obama Age, edited by Ian Strachan and Mia Mask, 145–62. New York: Bloomsbury Academic.
Warren, Kim Cary, and Elizabeth MacGonagle. 2012. “‘“How Much for Kunta Kinte?!”: Sites of Memory, Diasporan Encounters, and West African Identities.’” Book Chapters. In African Hosts and Their Guests: Cultural Dynamics of Tourism in Africa, edited by Wouter van Beek and Annette Schmidt, 75–102. Suffolk, UK: James Currey, 2012.
Warren, Kim Cary. 2010. The Quest for Citizenship: African-American and Native American Education in Kansas, 1880-1935. Books. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina Press.
Warren, Kim. 2007. “‘All Indian Trails Lead to Lawrence, October 27 to 30, 1926’: American Identity and the Dedication of Haskell Institute’s Football Stadium.” Journal Articles. Kansas History: A Journal of the Central Plains 30: 2–19.
Warren, Kim Cary. Accepted/In Press. “Mary McLeod Bethune’s Feminism:  Black Women as Citizens of the World.” Journal Articles. Gender and History.

Selected Grants

Distinguished Danish Chair in American Studies. $50000.00. (9/1/2017 - 8/31/2018). Foundation. Status: Funded
Career Enhancement Fellowship. Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. (1/1/2008 - 12/31/2009). Foundation. Status: Funded
Postdoctoral Fellowship. National Academy for Education/Spencer Foundation. (1/1/2006 - 12/31/2007). Foundation. Status: Funded

 
 
 






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