Katherine Turk

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Katherine Turk is Assistant Professor of History and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her first book, Equality on Trial: Gender and Rights in the Modern American Workplace, was published in the Politics and Culture in Modern America Series of the University of Pennsylvania Press in Spring 2016.


Sex Equality by What Measure?

by on June 9, 2016
Many of North Carolina's HB2’s opponents have pinned their hopes on Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the once-ambiguous federal provision that now shields workers from gender stereotyping and sexualized attention. But Title VII has been an unreliable route to gender-based justice for women and sexual minorities. Read more →