American Studies

Sarah Gold McBride American Studies

Office Hours..


For the rest of the semester, Professor Gold McBride will be available for virtual meetings with students (for all matters: course-related, advising, etc.) Mondays and Wednesdays from 12:30–2:00 pm and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:00–2:00 pm. Students can make an appointment via her online calendar:

Sarah Gold McBride specializes in the social and cultural history of the nineteenth-century United States. She received her B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. in History from UC Berkeley, and taught in Berkeley’s History Department for two years before joining the American Studies faculty. She is also a co-founder of The Teaching History Conference. Dr. Gold McBride is currently working on a book about the meaning of hair in nineteenth-century America.