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Kimberley Reilly

Kimberley Reilly

Associate Professor; Chair, History; Co-Chair, WGSS
MAC A320
Democracy & Justice Studies

Kimberley Reilly teaches in Democracy and Justice Studies, History, and Women's and Gender Studies at UW-Green Bay. Her teaching interests include U.S. women's history, legal history, the history of sexuality, and American consumer culture. Her current book project is a legal and cultural history of marriage in the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century United States. Her research has been supported by the William Nelson Cromwell Foundation and the Institute for Research in the Humanities at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Her publications include “Wronged in Her Dearest Rights: Plaintiff Wives and the Transformation of Marital Consortium, 1870-1920,” Law and History Review 31 (February 2013): 61-99; and "'A Perilous Venture for Democracy': Soldiers, Sexual Purity, and American Citizenship in the First World War," Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era 13 (April 2014): 223-255. She is also the author of The Politics of Prosperity: Mass Consumer Culture in the 1920s (2020) which is part of the Debating American History series published by Oxford University Press.