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Lindsey Harris, History, Tulane University

Lindsey Harris

Biography

Lindsey Harris is a doctoral candidate. Her dissertation focuses on the Joint Distribution Committee's transnational nursing networks and its establishment of Jewish nursing schools and public health campaigns in central and eastern Europe during the interwar period. She holds a M.A. in History from Tulane University and a B.A. in Political Science from Loyola University New Orleans. Ms. Harris served as an Instructor in the Fall of 2020 for HISE-2910-01: The Cold War. Her goal as a historian is to examine history as an active process of forgetting and remembering. Her work emphasizes the use of correspondences and humanitarian aid reports to rediscover narratives on women leaders who are omitted from the historical record.