Margaret Nash

Higher Ed

  • Civil rights
  • Gay students
  • Minority students

Margaret Nash is a professor at University of California, Riverside. Nash explores the social contexts for and meanings of education; the question of who gets educated and why; and the relationships between education and citizenship, and education and identity. Her recent work includes studies of land-grant universities, drag on college campuses, and purges of gay students and faculty from campuses in the 1940s.