Gillian Frank

Gillian Frank received his Ph.D. from the Department of American Studies at Brown University. He is a past recipient of an American Council of Learned Societies New Faculty Fellowship. Frank has published on the intertwined histories of religion, sexuality, and gender in the United States. His work has appeared in venues such as Gender and History, Journal of the History of Sexuality and Journal of Religion and Popular Culture. He is also the co-editor of devotions and Desires: Histories of Sexuality and Religion in the 20th Century United States (UNC Press in 2018). Frank recently received a Louisville Institute grant to complete research on a book project entitled Making Choice Sacred: Liberal Religion and reproductive Rights before Roe V Wade. You can listed to Gillian Frank discuss how the history of sexuality shapes the American present on his podcast Sexing History.

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Ph.D., Brown University B.A., York University
Postdoctoral Fellow