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Bonnie M
Writer #17510
Washington, DC
Joined 9/1/2016
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Dr. Bonnie M. is a women's history professor with 30 years of experience in the classroom, and has graded/corrected THOUSANDS and THOUSANDS of papers--not only in her capacity as a professor of eager undergraduates, but as Exam Leader of the College board's annual AP U.S. History Exam. Her essays, stories and interviews have appeared in over 60 anthologies and she has won multiple literary prizes, including two coveted writing residencies (Hedgebrook, Stiwdio Maelor in Wales). She serves as historical consultant for Disney, for the State Department, and for the Library of Congress, now preparing a coffee table book on the history of U.S. feminism for the Smithsonian. She also guest lectures on the Olivia Travel cruises and has won two awards from Travelers' Tales for travel writing. Her archives on the women's music movement in the U.S. are going into the Schlesinger Library at Radcliffe, which has offered her ongoing grant money. She is the recipient of a fan letter from First Lady Michelle Obama.


Women's history, LGBT history and activism, memoir, academia.


Women's history, travel, education, feminism, music journalism.


American University

Dr. Bonnie M. spent her junior year of college study in Israel in the Overseas Student Program of Tel Aviv University and then, in her senior year, became the first student to graduate from American University with a minor in Women's Studies.

Binghamton (State University of New York)

Dr. Bonnie M. completed both her Master's degree and her doctorate in women's history in the competitive History program at Binghamton University in upstate New York.


50 Projects Completed

As a prominent university educator and historian , Dr. Bonnie M. is an Exam Leader for the College Board AP U.S. History Exam and a historical consultant to Disney Animation. In both capacities she serves as a fact checker and adviser for history images and writing. In Washington, D.C., she is a scholarly adviser to the National Women's History Museum planned for the national mall and writes for their online exhibits and magazine, as well as for the Smithsonian journal Curator. The author of 14 books, she is preparing a history of American feminism for Smithsonian Press and a history of women's radio for Pacifica Radio Archives. Her articles on women's history have appeared in at least sixty anthologies of women's writing. She has been approached to do scholarly articles for at least seven encyclopedias, including reference material on Jewish women's history translated into Hebrew and published in Israel.


20 Projects Completed

Dr. Bonnie M. has been a journalist in the genre of women's music for over 30 years, interviewing and publishing life histories of female artists. As an expert on women in the folk and LGBT music scene, she has arranged exhibits for the Library of Congress and published feature articles in HOT WIRE and Ms. Magazine. She is the recipient of a DC Arts and Humanities grant and a grant from the Schlesinger Library at Radcliffe in recognition for her work archiving women's recordings.


15 Projects Completed

Dr. Bonnie M. is at work on her 15th book since 1997. This next will be a lively memoir about teaching women's sports.

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