Dr. Cathy Moran Hajo

Adjunct Assistant Professor of History

Editor and Director of the Jane Addams Papers, and Assistant Professor of History, Ramapo College of New Jersey.

cathy.hajo@nyu.edu

Research

Documentary editing, women’s history, digital history

Professor Hajo is the Editor and Director of the Jane Addams Papers, a scholarly editing project located at Ramapo College of New Jersey. Before this, she was the long-time Associate Editor and Assistant Director of the Margaret Sanger Papers, at NYU. With the Sanger Papers, she has helped edit four volumes of the Selected Papers of Margaret Sanger, the two-series Margaret Sanger Microfilm Edition, and two digital publications.

She has worked as a documentary editor for over twenty five years, specializing in the publication of historical materials in digital form, and participating in scholarly conferences and meetings on digital issues. She teaches documentary editing and digital editing at the Institute for Editing Historical Documents, and the Digital Humanities Summer Institute. She served as the  President of the Association for Documentary Editing (2008-2009) and has written articles on documentary editing, most recently “The Sustainability of the Scholarly Edition in a Digital World,” (August 2010), “Scholarly Editing in a Web 2.0 World,” (Documentary Editing, 2009) and “Last Words: Documenting the End of Lives” (Documentary Editing, 2006).

Dr. Hajo received her PhD from NYU in 2006.  She is the author of Birth Control on Main Street: Organizing Clinics in the United States, 1916-1939. (Univ. of Illinois Press, 2010).

Teaching

Creating Digital History

Selected Publications

Hajo, C. M.  “Teaching Digital Skills in an Archives and Public History Curriculum,” with Peter Wosh and Esther Katz, in Brett D. Hirsh, ed. Digital Humanities Pedagogy: Practices, Principles, Politics (Open Book Publishers, 2012)

———.  2010. Birth Control on Main Street: Organizing Clinics in the United States, 1916-1939. Univ. of Illinois Press.

Sanger, M., E. Katz, P. Engelman, C. M. Hajo, and A. V Hubbard. 1995. The Margaret Sanger Papers: Documents from the Sophia Smith Collection and College Archives, Smith College (Series 2). Univ Pubns of Amer.

Sanger, M., E. Katz, P. Engelman, C. M. Hajo, and A. Flanders. 2006. The Selected Papers of Margaret Sanger: Vol. 2, Birth control comes of age, 1928-1939.  Univ. of Illinois Pr.

Sanger, M., E. Katz, C. M Hajo, and P. Engelman. 1996. The Margaret Sanger Papers: Collected Documents Series. Univ Pubns of Amer.

———. 2003. The Selected Papers of Margaret Sanger: Vol. 1, The Woman Rebel, 1900-1928. Univ of Illinois Pr.

———. 2010. The Selected Papers of Margaret Sanger: Vol. 3, The Politics of Planned Parenthood, 1939-1966. Univ of Illinois Pr.

For a complete list of published works, click here.

 

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