Emily Remus

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Emily A. Remus is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History. Her research and teaching focus on gender, capitalism, and urban life in the United States. Her first book, Consumers’ Metropolis: How Monied Women Purchased Pleasure and Power in the New Downtown, is forthcoming from Harvard University Press. She is the author of “Tippling Ladies and the Making of Consumer Culture: Gender and Public Space in Fin-de-Siècle Chicago,” which was published by the Journal of American History and received the 2015 Fishel-Calhoun Article Prize from the Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, as well as “Disruptive Shopping: Women, Space, and Capitalism” in The American Historian magazine. Before coming to Notre Dame, Remus was a Visiting Scholar at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. Learn more about her work at www.emilyremus.com.


Remus regularly offers courses on the social and cultural history of the United States, such as “The History of American Feminist Thought;” “Consuming America;” “Men, Women, and the American City;” and “The History of American Capitalism.”

Department of History   eremus@nd.edu     574/631-9045


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