Roy F. and Jeannette P. Nichols Professor of American History, University of Pennsylvania
Prof. Peiss specializes in the history of American women, gender, and sexuality, consumer culture, and modern American cultural history. Her book Hope in a Jar: The Making of America's Beauty Culture was named one of Amazon's 1999 top ten books in women's studies.
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