Margo Anderson

Distinguished Professor Emerita
 (414) 229-3969
 Holton Hall 320



PhD, Rutgers University, 1978

Research Interests

Professor Anderson specializes in the social history of the United States in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Teaching Areas:

American social history, women’s history, urban history

Courses Offered

Hist 595 – Quantitative Analysis of Historical Data
Hist 600 – Seminar in History
Hist 713 – Historical Research Methods
UrbStd 984 – Research Project in Urban Institutions

Selected Publications

Anderson, Margo. The American Census: A Social History, Second Edition. Yale University Press, 2015.
Anderson, Margo J. “Public Management of Big Data: Historical Lessons from the 1940s.” Federal History 15. (2015): 17-34.
Anderson, Margo J. “Baker V. Carr, the Census, and the Political and Statistical Geography.” Case Western Reserve Law Review 62.4 (2012): 1-24.
Anderson, Margo J., and Seltzer, William. “Federal Statistical Confidentiality and Business Data: Twentieth Century Challenges and Continuing Issues’.” Journal of Privacy and Confidentiality 1.1 (2009): 7-52, 55-58.
Perspectives on Milwaukee’s Past. University of Illinois Press, 2009.