About the Author

thumbDr. Timothy Hodgdon received a Ph.D. in United States history from Arizona State University in 2002. His research centers on the significance of gender in American movements for social change in the post-World War Two era. He has published articles in Communal Societies: Journal of the Communal Studies Association and Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos, and several reviews and encyclopedia entries.

Hodgdon is the moderator of the H-Net discussion list, H-Communal-Societies. He taught first-year writing at Duke University, and U.S. history as a visiting assistant professor at St. Thomas University, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada.