Oregon State University Associate Professor of History Dr. Mina Carson is the third person this year to have presented work supported by the Resident Scholar Program at OSU Libraries. A professor of American Social and Cultural History, Carson’s research interests have thus far included the Progressive and New Deal eras, the gay and lesbian movements and the recent history of women in music. A licensed social worker, Dr. Carson has also written and lectured on the history of psychotherapy in western Europe and the United States.
Her latest project hits closer to home for those of us working in the Pauling collection: Dr. Carson is in the early stages of researching and writing the first full-length biography of Ava Helen Pauling. (read more at PaulingBlog)