Marla McMackin, Ph.D.
Building & Room:
601 S Morgan St.
|Tuesday||11:00am – 12:00pm|
|Thursday||11:00am – 12:00pm|
Marla McMackin began her Ph.D. program in 2014 at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). As of Fall 2019, Marla is an Adjunct Instructor for the Department of History at UIC, she has taught several courses including:
HIST/GWS 252: Sexuality in America
HIST 199: Chicago and the World
HIST 255: History of Chicago
HIST 106: World since 1400
HIST 104: Modern America
HIST 103: Early America
HIST 101: Western Civilization Since 1648
LBJ Presidential Library, Moody Research Grant, Research
2019, Alice J. Dan Dissertation Research Award,, UIC Center for Research on Women and Gender
2018 - 2019, The Leo Schelbert Prize, UIC Department of History
2018, UIC Special Collections and University Archives Student Research Award, UIC Richard J. Daley Library
2018 & 2019, Kegan Travel Award, UIC Department of Gender and Woman's Studies
2014 - 2018, 2019 - 2020, History Doctoral Award, UIC Department of History
2017, Special Collections Graduate Student Fellowship, UIC Richard J. Daley Library
2017, National Society of the Colonial Dames of Illinois Research, The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America
2013, Student Travel Award, Northeastern Illinois University
2006 - 2007, Graduate Opportunity Award, Columbia College Chicago
Ph.D. - Expected Completion Date - May 2021
MA in History - Northeastern Illinois University, 2014
MA in Teaching - Columbia College Chicago, 2007
BA in Journalism - Wayne State University, 2002
Guest Lecturer, “Age as a Category of Analysis,” GWS 292, Histories and Theories of Feminism, University of Illinois at Chicago, Fall 2018.
Commentator, “Mashers, Prostitutes, and Shopping Ladies: Consumer Capitalism and the Purification of Downtown Chicago,” The Newberry Seminar in the History of Capitalism, February 2017.
Guest Lecturer, “The Revolutions of 1848: Success or Failure?” HIST 101, Western Civilization Since 1648, University of Illinois at Chicago, Fall 2014 and Spring 2015.
Presenter, “Hull House and the Girls of Hillbilly Heaven, ” New Frontiers Graduate History Conference, York University, February 2014 and History Graduate Student Association Conference, Northern Illinois University, November 2013.
Research Currently in Progress
Potential Delinquents: Chicago Youth, Hull House, and the War on Poverty