Catherine Allgor

Catherine Allgor is professor of history at UC Riverside where she holds the prestigious UC Presidential Chair. She earned her PhD from Yale in 1998, where she also won the Yale Teaching Award. Her dissertation won prizes, including the best dissertation in U.S. Women's history in the country. Her book "Parlor Politics: In Which the Ladies of Washington Help Build a City and a Government "won the prize for the best first book by the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic. Her...See more