Dr. Lampert received her PhD and MA from the University of Michigan and her BA from
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.
Dr. Lampert teaches courses in U.S. history on colonial America, the early republic,
women, gender & sexuality, popular culture, slavery, and religion. She also teaches
the introductory course for the Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies minor.
Dr. Lampert is working on her manuscript, Wild to See Her: Female Celebrity and the
Transformation of American Theater and Culture, 1790-1850. She has published research
on female platform performance in the mid-19th century and on the career of African-American
singer Elizabeth Taylor Greenfield. Her broader interests include 19th-century women's
and gender history, celebrity studies, cultural history, and history of sexuality.
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of the faculty member or discipline.
- Lampert, Sara. Review of Julia Bricklin, America's Best Female Sharpshooter: The Rise and Fall of
Lillian Frances Smith. South Dakota History, 2018.
- Lampert, Sara. "Thy first temple in the far, far West!": Re/shaping Theatre in St. Louis, MO 1837-1839. Vol. 18, Iss. 2. Ohio Valley History, 2018.
- Lampert, Sara. "'Instruction which she should avoid': Reflections on 1830s Theater Manager Thomas
Hamblin in the #MeToo Era". Nursing Clio, 2018.
- Lampert, Sara. The "Perfect Delight" of Dramatic Reading: Gertrude Kellogg and the Post-Civil War
Lyceum. In Thinking Together: Lecturing, Learning, and Difference in the Long Nineteenth Century, edited by Angela Ray and Paul Stob. University Park, MD: Pennsylvania State University Press , 2018.
- Lampert, Sara. Review of Sandra K. Sagala, Buffalo Bill on the Silver Screen: The Films of Buffalo
Bill Cody.. Vol. 47, Iss. 2. South Dakota History, 2017.
- Lampert, Sara. "'Dear Miss Cushman': The Dreams of Eva McCoy, 1874". Rural Women's Studies, 2017.
- Lampert, Sara. "Black Swan/White Raven: The Racial Politics of Elizabeth Greenfield's American Concert
Career, 1851-1855". Vol. 17, Iss. 1. American Nineteenth Century History , 2016. (DOI: 10.1080/14664658.2016.1201730)
- Lampert, Sara. Review of Katrina Dyonne Thompson, Ring Shout, Wheel About: The Racial Politics of
Music and Dance in North American Slavery. Vol. 15, Iss. 3. Ohio Valley History, 2015.
- Lampert, Sara. Review of Jeanne Winston Adler, The Affair of the Veiled Murderess: An Antebellum
Scandal and Mystery. Vol. 95, Iss. 1. Oneonta, NY: New York History: A Quarterly Journal, 2014.
- Lampert, Sara. "Bringing Music to the Lyceumites: The Bureaus and the Transformation of Lyceum Entertainment". In The Cosmopolitan Lyceum: Lecture Culture and the Globe in Nineteenth-Century America, edited by Tom F. Wright. Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press, 2013.
- Lampert, Sara. Review of Daniel Cavicchi, Listening and Longing: Music Lovers in the Age of Barnum. Vol. 25, Iss. 4. Journal of Popular Music Studies, 2013.
- Lampert, Sara. "Fanny Davenport, Frances Aymar Mathews, and the Play that Failed". Edited by Gertrude Oberfranc, 214-246. Vol. LXXIII, Iss. 2. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Library Chronicle, 2012.
- Lampert, Sara. Wild to See Her: Female Celebrity and the Transformation of American Theatre and Culture,
1790-1850. University of Illinois Press.