Producer, Dig: A History Podcast
Fields: American | Women’s History | Welfare State
Advisor: Susan Cahn
MA American History, University at Buffalo
BA Physical Anthropology, University of Texas
Elizabeth Garner Masarik is an historian of the welfare state and women in Progressive Era America. She is a PhD candidate in history at the University at Buffalo and a curriculum development professional in the Office of Educational Affairs.
Her article, “Por La Raza, Para La Raza: Jovita Idar and Progressive-Era Mexicana Maternalism along the Texas–Mexico Border” was printed in the Southwestern Historical Quarterly in 2019. She is a 2018-2019 Nominee for Excellence in Teaching Award for Graduate Teaching Assistants, a 2018-2019 Fellow of the University at Buffalo Humanities Institute, and a 2017-18 Fellow in the University at Buffalo Institute for the Research on Women and Gender. Masarik is a contributor to the digital history magazine, Nursing Clio. She is also a core producer for the award-winning Dig: A History Podcast. She holds a BA from the University of Texas at Austin and an MA from the University at Buffalo.