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Barbara Ramusack

Title: Charles Phelps Taft Professor; Professor Emerita
Office: 360 McMicken Hall
Tel: 513-961-3495
Email: ramusabn@ucmail.uc.edu

Professor Ramusack received her Ph.D. in history from the University of Michigan in 1969 and has been teaching at the University of Cincinnati since 1967. While she teaches courses on South Asia from Mohenjo Daro to the present, her primary research interests are in the princely states, women’s issues and maternal and child health during the colonial period. She has worked extensively in archives throughout India and in the United Kingdom where her research has been supported by fellowships from the American Institute of Indian Studies, the Fulbright programs, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Smithsonian Institution. She has also served two terms as Director of Graduate Studies and one term as Head in the UC Department of History and as Chair of the Taft Faculty Executive Board.

Experience & Service

Courses Taught

  • Asian Civilizations: India
  • Twentieth Century South Asia
  • Women in India and China
  • Empire, Nationalism and Film in India
  • Mahatma Gandhi: Reformer or Revolutionary, Politician or Saint?