Amanda Regan

Amanda Regan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History and Geography at Clemson University. She specializes in digital history as well as late-nineteenth and twentieth-century U.S. history with a focus on women and gender.

Previously, she was a Digital Humanities Postdoctoral Fellow at Southern Methodist University’s Center for Presidential History. She earned her Ph.D. from George Mason University in 2019. From 2013 to 2015 she was a Digital History Fellow at the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media (RRCHNM). Following her fellowship, she continued at RRCHNM where she served as the Software Development Manager for the PressForward Project and as the Managing Editor of Digital Humanities Now.

She is currently working on a book manuscript entitled, Shaping Up: Physical Fitness for Women 1880-1965, which examines why the fitness of female bodies was a matter of national concern and interest throughout the twentieth century. It is under contract with the University of Virginia Press.

May 30, 2023


When the Appalachian Trail project began, volunteer clubs up and down the length of the trail committed themselves to first scouting, then building, and then maintaining the trail.