Bailey, Beth

Joe Labolito, Temple University

Beth Bailey, professor of history at Temple University, is a social/cultural historian of the 20th century United States.  Besides America’s Army, featured in her Rorotoko book interview, Bailey is the author of From Front Porch to Back Seat: Courtship in 20th Century America, The First Strange Place: Race and Sex in World War II Hawaii (with David Farber), and Sex in the Heartland, and also co-author of the American history survey text, A People and a Nation.  Her research has been supported by fellowships from the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Studies, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the American Council of Learned Societies.

On Rorotoko:

On her book America's Army: Making the All-Volunteer Force
(Our Cover Feature of March 18, 2010)