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Ellen Rafshoon Oral Histories: About Ellen Rafshoon

About Ellen Rafshoon

Ellen Rafshoon is a professor of United States history at Georgia Gwinnett College. Her current research is focused on women’s political history. Rafshoon uses local case studies to explore broader national themes. Many of her subjects are still living; thus, the necessity of using the oral history methodology. A recent publication covered the origins of the family planning movement in Georgia, culminating in the state’s adoption of legal abortion in 1968. She is currently writing a book on the progressive women’s movement initiated after the 2016 presidential election which led to the election of a record number of women to state and national offices in Georgia.  

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