Ellen Herman

Department of History, University of Oregon



Brief Statement About the Subject of Your Intellectual Biography

In no more than one page, please include the following:

  1. Her name and dates.

  2. A brief description of your subject and explanation of her relationship to intellectual history. Was she a writer? An artist? A scientist? Is she well known? If so, why? If not, why not?

  3. One or two key questions you hope to ask and answer about your subject.

  4. A list of at least four sources you plan to consult. (Please include both primary and secondary sources.)