Maria Bucur

College of Arts and Sciences/History/Gender Studies IU Bloomington

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Areas of Expertise

Gender relations, 20th-century history, European studies, East European studies, memory and war, feminism, Romania, higher education policy, sexual violence, eugenics.

Expert Bio

Marcia Bucur writes and teaches on gender norms in the modern world, from politics to culture. She has published original research on the history of eugenics; the history and commemorations of World War I and World War II in Europe; the shaping of citizenship in the 20th century under communist and post-communist regimes; gender and modernism; and the history of feminism in the 20th century.

Her most recent project is a book that recasts the narrative of the 20th century as "The Century of Women: How Women Changed the World in the Twentieth Century," under contract with Rowman and Littlefield.

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Additional Information

Bucur has published numerous op-ed pieces in both the local press, the Bloomington Herald-Times, as well as in the Romanian press. She has been interviewed on numerous occasions by local as well as international news outfits, from the Indiana Daily Student to Al Jazeera and O Globo. A complete list is available upon request.

Updated on: September 8, 2021