University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
20th c. US., American Consumer Culture, Business and Culture, business and consumption, US History since 1865; the New Deal; history of capitalism; antimonopoly; politics of consumption
Women in Business History
Anna Thompson Hajdik holds a Ph.D. in American Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. She is currently a Senior Lecturer in the English and Film Studies Departments at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater where she teaches courses on visual culture, gender & film, film genre, and the history of the American Midwest. nnShe has published essays on various aspects of film history with a focus on the Midwest along with articles on such topics as the 1939 World’s Fair, the link between place and memory, and heritage tourism. With the support of the State Historical Society of Iowa, she is currently working on a book-length project examining the visual culture of the state and its broader national significance. Dr. Hajdik resides in Madison, Wisconsin.
Recent Presentations at BHC Annual Meetings