Daniel Rivers

Assistant Professor, Department of History

Daniel Rivers is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History. He is a historian of LGBT communities and activism in the twentieth century, Native American history, the family and sexuality, and U.S. social protest movements. His book, Radical Relations: Lesbian Mothers, Gay Fathers, and their Children in the United States since the Second World War, was published by the University of North Carolina Press in September of 2013. His publications also include articles on the history of gay and lesbian custody cases, the practice of queer oral history and teaching LGBT history. He has been the recipient of a number of fellowships, including a Social Science Research Council fellowship, a Mellon fellowship at Smith College, a visiting fellowship with the James Weldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference, and a fellowship from the Council of the Humanities at Princeton University.