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Carolyn Levy

Carolyn  Levy

Dual PhD candidate in History and Women's Studies



  1. MA: University of Connecticut
  2. BA: University of California, Santa Cruz (University Honors, Magna Cum Laude, and Highest Honors in the Major)


Carolyn Levy is a PhD candidate working under the direction of Dr. Lori Ginzberg in the dual-title PhD program with the Departments of History and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Levy's dissertation, Benevolent Surveillance: Prison Matrons and Women's Prison Reform in Nineteenth-Century America, focuses on the development of systems of incarceration and women's prison reform in the United States.