The Catholic University of America

Leslie Woodcock Tentler, Professor Emerita

Ph.D., 1975, University of Michigan
Twentieth-century US, Catholic history
Phone: 202-319-5484


Sample publications:

Editor.  The Church Confronts Modernity: Catholicism Since 1950 in the United States, the Republic of Ireland, and Quebec (Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America Press, 2007)

Catholics and Contraception: An American History Cushwa Center Studies of Catholicism in Twentieth-Century America (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2004)

Seasons of Grace: A History of the Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit (Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1990)

Wage-Earning Women: Industrial Employment and Family Life in the United States, 1900-1930 (New York: Oxford University Press, 1979)

Full Vita


Courses Taught

Hist 349 Washington: Symbol and City
Hist 369 US Civil Rights Movement, 1945-Present
Hist 401 Senior Thesis Seminar
Hist 651 Race, Culture and Politics in 20th Century U.S.
Hist 661 Readings in American Religious History