Jillian M. Hinderliter

Jillian Hinderliter

Jillian M. Hinderliter was born and raised in Northwestern Pennsylvania, but she has been wandering for a decade now. She is an alumna of Northeastern University in Boston, where she earned a BA in History with a minor in Jewish Studies in 2012. The following year, she completed an MA in Public History at Northeastern. She has worked for a number of museums and libraries including the Paul Revere House, the Rufus Porter Museum (Bridgton, Maine), and Trinity College Library (Hartford). Currently, Jillian is living in Columbia, South Carolina where she is a PhD candidate in History at the University of South Carolina. In 2019, she earned a graduate certificate in Women’s and Gender Studies at UofSC. In her spare time, Jillian curates her loose-leaf tea collection and watches far too much Masterpiece on PBS. You can connect with her on Twitter at @jmhinderliter.

Blog Posts

"Women and Their Bodies" Coursebook, 1970

Revisiting Medical History: The Women's Health Movement and COVID-19

Jillian M. Hinderliter

Looking to the history of medicine can help us grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Barbara Seaman holding vaginal cap at Pre-1980 Women's March press conference

In Search of Jewish Voices from the Women’s Health Movement

Jillian M. Hinderliter

How did so many Jewish women come to be leaders within the women’s health movement? Eight of the twelve creators of Our Bodies, Ourselves were Jewish. Four of the five founders of the National Women’s Health Network were also Jewish.

Feminist Fist

Nothing to Fear Here, It’s Just a Little Feminism

Jillian M. Hinderliter

After five years of functioning within the pseudo-reality of “Big A” Academia, I often ponder questions of identity formation and self-understanding.

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