Lecturer in US History, University of Sydney

Rebecca Sheehan received her PhD in History from the University of Southern California in 2010. From 2009-2010, she was a postdoctoral fellow at the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney and has been a Lecturer in US History there since 2010. Her current research on American sexual culture in the 1970s examines the interplay between radical, popular, and conservative movements including radical feminism, rock music, and evangelical Christianity. Her broader research interests include feminist and gender history, transnational history, intersectionality and popular culture.

Rebecca teaches American Studies at the honours and Masters levels, as well as an undergraduate subject “Sex, Race and Rock in the USA.”

Experience

  • 2010–present
    Lecturer in US History, United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney

Education

  • 2010 
    University of Southern California, PhD