Rebecca Brenner Graham

Rebecca Brenner

Rebecca Brenner Graham is a PhD candidate in history at American University in Washington, DC, writing her dissertation on American nineteenth-century religion-state relations through the lens of Sunday mail delivery. Her MA with a concentration in public history is from American University. Rebecca currently teaches history at an all-girls college-preparatory boarding/day school in Northern Virginia. She also works as a freelance public historian and writer in the greater Washington, DC area with bylines in The Washington PostPublic SeminarContingent Magazine, and the US Intellectual History (USIH) blog.

Blog Posts

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Review: Rachel Bloom's "I Want to Be Where the Normal People Are"

Rebecca Brenner Graham

Rachel Bloom's debut memoir publishes on November 17.

Topics: Memoirs
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I Can Be a Jewish Feminist and Change My Name

Rebecca Brenner Graham

Changing your name upon marriage, especially as a Jewish person and a woman, is a loaded decision.

Topics: Marriage
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Getting "Crazy" About History

Rebecca Brenner Graham

Rebecca Bunch is apparently a student of history... and I don’t just mean her relationship history.

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