Nancy Mykoff

Nancy Mykoff is a faculty member of the Roosevelt Academy, a liberal arts and science international college of Utrecht University in the Netherlands. In addition to working as a tutor at the college, she teaches American history courses that explore ethnicity, gender and culture. Mykoff has published articles that focus on Jewish women in the summer camp movement and deal more generally with the American summer camp movement in North America. She received her Ph.D. in American history from New York University and her B.A. in American history from Newcomb College.

Articles by this author

Summer Camping in the United States

Summer camping became an American institution in the aftermath of World War I, evolving within a society that was concerned with children and wished to raise the next generation as "able bodied" and "morally upright" American citizens.

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