Barbara Baumgartner

​Senior Lecturer in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Director of Undergraduate Studies
PhD, Northwestern University
research interests:
  • American Women's Literature
  • Medical History
  • Health Care

contact info:

mailing address:

  • WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
  • CB 1078
  • ONE BROOKINGS DR.
  • ST. LOUIS, MO 63130-4899

Barbara Baumgartner's teaching and research interests are rooted in her educational and professional backgrounds in literature and medicine. Her current research examines the ways in which women’s bodies were represented, discussed, and understood in nineteenth-century medical texts, medical journals, and popular literature.

For more information, please visit Barbara Baumgartner's department profile.