Department of History
Newberry Library (Scholar-in-Residence, 2010-2013)Department of Women's and Gender Studies
(DePaul University)Areas of Research and Teaching Interest
Modern European history especially France
Women's and gender history
Legal history & history of the legal professions
Liberal arts educationMajor Publications
Sara L. Kimble and Marion Röwekamp eds., New Perspectives on European Women's Legal History (New York: Routledge, Routledge Research in Gender and History, 2016)
Sara L. Kimble, "Feminist Lawyers and Political Change in Modern France, 1900-1940" in Eva Schandevyl ed., Women in Law and Lawmaking in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Europe, 45-73. (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2014).
Sara L. Kimble, Feminist Lawyers and Political Change in Modern France, 1900-1940 in Eva Schandevyl ed., Women in Law and Law-making in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Europe
(Ashgate, forthcoming). (ISBN 9781409448730 HB.)
Sara L. Kimble, Popular Legal Journalism in the Writings of Maria Vrone, Proceedings of the Western Society for French History, vol. 39, 2011 (University of Michigan, forthcoming)
Sara L. Kimble, No Right to Judge: Feminism and the Judiciary in Third Republic France, French Historical Studies
, vol. 31:4 (Winter 2008): 609-641.
Sara L. Kimble, Emancipation through Secularization: French Feminist Views of Muslim Women's Condition in Interwar Algeria, French Colonial History
, vol. 7 (2006): 109-128.
Sara L. Kimble, For the Family, France, and Humanity: Authority and Maternity in the Tribunaux pour enfants, Proceedings of the Western Society for French History, Selected Papers of the 2003 Annual Meeting
, vol. 31 (2003): 212-229. Encyclopedia Articles
Entries in World History Encyclopedia
14 on New Professional Opportunities for Women: Nursing, Teaching,
Clerical, and Feminist Movements in Europe. (ABC-CLIO, 2011).
Entry on France in An Encyclopedia of Infanticide
, Brigitte Bechtold and Donna Cooper Graves, ed. (Edwin Mellen Press, 2010). Book Reviews
Review of Rachel G. Fuchs, Contested Paternity: Constructing Families in Modern France in Gender and History
Review of Elisa Camiscoli, Reproducing the French Race. Immigration, Intimacy and Embodiment in the Early Twentieth Century in Gender and History
vol. 23:1 (August 2011): 468470.
Review of Harriet Pass Freidenreich, Female, Jewish, and Educated: The Lives of Central European University Women in Women in Judaism: A Multidisciplinary Journal
, vol. 4:2 (2007).
Review of Sylvia Paletschek and Bianka Pietrow-Ennker eds., Women's Emancipation Movements in the Nineteenth Century: A European Perspective in H-France Review
, vol. 5:31 (March 2005): 128-131. Academic Works in Progress
Sara L. Kimble, Women, Feminism, and the Law in Modern France: Justice Redressed
(New York: Routledge, Routledge Research in Gender and History, forthcoming). [ISBN: 978-0-415-74908-4 HB]Professional Affiliations
American Historical Association
Coordinating Council for Women in History
French Historical Society