Pycior, Helena
helena@uwm.eduHolton Hall 318

Pycior, Helena

Professor Emerita


PhD, History, Cornell University
MA, Mathematics, Cornell University

Research Interests

History of human-animal relations
History of race, gender, and science in the United States
Scholarship of teaching and learning
Intellectual and cultural history

Teaching Areas

Race, gender, science, and medicine
History of human-animal relations
Darwin and Darwinism

Courses Offered

Hist 192 - Freshman Seminar - "Best Friends" - History of Human-Animal Relations
Hist 229 - History of Race, Science, and Medicine in the United States
Hist 398 - Darwin and Darwinism
History 448 (900) - Seminar on American History: History of Human-Animal Relationships
Hist 600 - Seminar in History - History of Human-Animal Relations
Hist 940 - Seminar on Global History - Gender, Race, Science, and Medicine, the 19th and 20th Centuries

Selected Publications

Pycior, Helena M. “'Animal-Human Relations'.” Encyclopedia of Milwaukee. Ed. Seligman, Amanda I., and Anderson, Margo J. Northern Illinois University Press, (In Progress) approximately 3,000 words of text.
Pycior, Helena M. “'Mathematics and Humor'.” Alice in Wonderland, A Norton Critical Edition 3rd edition. Ed. Gray, Donald J. W. W. Norton, (2013): 378-383.
Pycior, Helena M. “'Beyond the Symbol of the Woman Scientist: Marie Sklodowska Curie from the Standpoints of Presidents Harding, Coolidge, and Hoover'.” Polish Review 57.2 (2012): 69-104.
Pycior, Helena M. “'Hunde in Weissen Haus: Warren G. Hardings Laddie Boy und Franklin D. Roosevelts Fala'.” Tierische Geschichte: Die Beziehung von Mensch und Tier in der Kultur der Moderne. Ed. Brantz, Dorothee, and Mauch, Christof. Schöningh, (2010): 79-102.
Pycior, Helena M. “'Public and Private Lives of ‘First Dogs’: Warren G. Harding’s Laddie Boy and Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Fala'.” Beastly Natures: Animals, Humans, and the Study of History. Ed. Brantz, Dorothee. University of Virginia Press, (2010): 176-203.