Alexandra Ghit

Country: 
Romania

I am a doctoral candidate (ABD) in Comparative Gender Studies. My dissertation deals with gendered social reform and social regulation in interwar Bucharest placed in a global historical context. I graduated in 2011 from the MATILDA European MA in Gender and Women’s History program, also offered by CEU.

RESEARCH INTERESTS:
-Gender and women’s history, with a focus on twentieth century Central and Eastern Europe in a global perspective.
- Global labor history, feminist political economy, history and sociology of social policy, social history of state socialist regimes, history of emotions.

PUBLICATIONS:
Bader-Zaar, Birgitta, Susan Zimmermann, Michaela Königshofer, Alexandra Ghit, Jitka Gelnarová, and Ágoston Berecz. Women and Social Movements in the Habsburg Empire. Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2018. https://search.alexanderstreet.com/view/work/bibliographic_entity%7Cbibl....

Ghit, Alexandra. “Professionals’ and Amateurs’ Pasts: A Decolonizing Reading of Post-War Romanian Histories of Gendered Interwar Activism.” European Review of History: Revue Européenne d’histoire 25, no. 1 (2018): 21–44. https://doi.org/10.1080/13507486.2017.1376619.

Ghit, Alexandra. “„Emoțiuni Mecanice”: Familia Femeii Muncitoare Din Urbanul Romanesc in Anchetele Sociale Si Sanitare Interbelice (1924-1939) [’Mechanical Emotions’: The Urban Working Woman’s Family in Interwar Social and Sanitary Inquiries (1924-1939)].” In Familia În RomâNia -O Incursiune Diacronică Pluridisciplinară [The Family in Romania- A Diacronic Pluridisciplinary Incursion], edited by Anca Dohotariu, 121–60. Editura Universitatii Bucuresti, 2017.

Ghit, Alexandra. 2016. “Partisan Potential: Researching Communist Women’s Organizations in Eastern Europe.” Aspasia: The International Yearbook of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern European Women’s and Gender History 10. https://www.berghahnjournals.com/view/journals/aspasia/10/1/asp100107.xml.

Ghit, Alexandra. 2016. “Book Review: Luciana Jinga, Gen și Reprezentare în România Comunistă, 1944–1989 (Gender and Representation in Communist Romania, 1944–1989).” Aspasia: The International Yearbook of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern European Women’s and Gender History 10 https://www.berghahnjournals.com/abstract/journals/aspasia/10/1/asp10010...

Qualification

PhD Candidate (ABD)