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Allison Robinson

Allison Robinson is the Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Women’s History and Public History at the New-York Historical Society. She received her Ph.D. in History from the University of Chicago and an M.A. from the Winterthur Program in American Material Culture. As part of her work at the Center for Women’s History, Dr. Robinson co-curated Title IX: Activism On and Off the Field, an immersive exhibition exploring fifty years of Title IX activism in sports equity, campus safety, classroom education, and political action on Capitol Hill. She and her colleagues also arranged a virtual conference about the subject, featuring scholars and activists involved since the legislation’s inception. Finally, as Editor-in-chief of the blog Women at the Center, Dr. Robinson edited a suite of articles examining the legacy of Title IX and discussing the curatorial process for this exhibition. Title IX: Activism On and Off the Field was open through September 4, 2022.

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