Joanne Meyerowitz is an American historian and author. She was a professor at Indiana University and the University of Cincinnati before becoming editor of the Journal of American History from 1999 to 2004. Following her tenure there, she accepted a position at Yale University, where she was subsequently appointed the Arthur Unobskey Professor of History. Her work has appeared in the American Historical Review, Gender & History, the Journal of Women's History, and the Bulletin of the History of Medicine.
Meyerowitz is a graduate of the University of Chicago and Stanford University. Her book How Sex Changed: A History of Transsexuality in the United States received the Israel Fishman Non-Fiction Award as part of the 2003 Stonewall Book Awards. She has also been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship, a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, and a Social Science Research Council fellowship. She is a former trustee of the Kinsey Institute.
- Women Adrift: Independent Wage Earners in Chicago, 1880-1930 (1988)
- Not June Cleaver: Women and Gender in Postwar America, 1945-1960 (1994) (as editor)
- How Sex Changed: A History of Transsexuality in the United States (2002)
- History and September 11th (2003)
- Moke, Susan (September 1997). "The Social Sciences Research Council Supports Sexuality Research". Research & Creative Activity Magazine. Retrieved 2014-01-21. Italic or bold markup not allowed in:
- "Joanne Meyerowitz". John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. 2014. Retrieved 2014-01-21.
- Staff report (November 27, 2012). "Joanne Meyerowitz Named to an Endowed Chair at Yale". Women in Academia Report. p. 15. Retrieved 2014-01-21. Italic or bold markup not allowed in:
- "Department of History: Joanne Meyerowitz". Yale University. 2014. Retrieved 2014-01-21.
- American Library Association (2004). "Stonewall Book Awards". Retrieved 2014-01-21.
- National Humanities Center (Spring 2004). "Kudos: A sampling of good news from our Trustees and Fellows". News of the National Humanities Center. Retrieved 2014-01-21. Italic or bold markup not allowed in:
- "Visiting Scholars". The Kinsey Institute. 2014. Retrieved 2014-01-21.
- "Faculty Co-Directors". Yale Research Initiative on the History of Sexualities. 2014. Retrieved 2014-01-21.
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