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NCI has been able to contribute to scholarly research across disciplines through the work of the Newcomb Center for Research on Women, the Vorhoff Library and the Newcomb Archives,  Over the years, we have supported faculty, students and visiting scholars, and well as made our collections open and available to the public.  Below is just a sampling of our recent publications:

Newcomb College Institute Research on Women, Gender, & Feminism Journal Vol 1, No 1 (2014).

Newcomb College Institute Research on Women, Gender, & Feminism Journal Vol 1, No 2 (2014).

2013 Report on Women and Corporate Boards in Louisiana. October 2013.

Gender & Justice: Why Women in the Judiciary Really Matter
Sally J. Kenney, Routledge Press, July 2012

Book Review
Kang, A. (2015). Perspectives in Politics,13 (1), 231-233.

Feminist Collections. “New Reference Works in Women’s Studies: Theory.” (v. 34, nos. 1-2, Winter-Spring 2013). 31-32. Bea Calvert.

Women Pioneers in the Louisiana Environmental Movement, Peggy Frankland, with Susan Tucker. (University Press of Mississippi, 2013).

“Tacitly the Work of Women: Personal Archives and the Public Memory of Families,” Susan Tucker, in Women’s Archives Reader, edited by Tanya Zanish-Belcher. (Chicago, Society of American Archivists, 2013).

“Newcomb Pottery,” Susan Tucker, in A Unique Slant of Light: The Bicentennial History of Art in Louisiana, ed. by Michael Sartisky, J. Richard Gruber, and John R. Kemp. (University Press of Mississippi, 2012).

Choosing Judges: A Bumpy Road to Women's Equality and a Long Way to Go
Sally J. Kenney, Michigan State Law Review, Volume 2012

Newcomb College, 1886-2006: Higher Education for Women in New Orleans
Susan Tucker and Beth Willinger, LSU Press, May 2012

“Don’t You Know—We’re Talking about a Revolution? Sounds like a zine!"
Beatrice Calvert, in Doing Feminist Theory, Oxford University, January 2012

Cookbooks of New Orleans
Bibliography by Culinary History Group, 2011

Fact Sheet on the Status of Louisiana Women Workers
Prepared by Beth Willinger, Research Professor, December 2010

Case Studies on Women and Public Policy
Sally Kenney, Executive Director of Newcomb College Institute

New Orleans Cuisine: Fourteen Signature Dishes and Their Histories
Susan Tucker, Editor
University of Mississippi Press, 2009

Katrina and the Women of New Orleans: An NCROW Research Report
Edited by Beth Willinger, Research Professor, December 2008

“Gender, Memory, and History: In One Culture and Across Others”
Susan Tucker & Svanhildur Bogadóttir
Journal of Archival Organization. Volume 6, Issue 4, 2008

“Losing Ground but Finding the High Road: Teaching Women’s Studies in Post-Katrina New Orleans”
Vicki Mayer, Beth Willinger, Pamela Jenkins, and  Susan Tucker
Feminist Formations, Volume 20, Number 3, Fall 2008

The Scrapbook in American Life
Susan Tucker, Katherine Ott, and Patricia Buckler, editors
Temple University Press, April 2006


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