Areas of Expertise
Gender relations, 20th century history, European studies, East European studies, memory and war, feminism, Romania, higher education policy, sexual violence, eugenics.
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.
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: April 3, 2018