University of Southern California

Graduate Students

Alicia Gutierrez-Romine

Contact Information


Biographical Sketch

Alicia came to USC after acquiring her Bachelor's Degree in history at California State University, San Bernardino. As an undergraduate she expected to focus on modern European history, but her honors thesis on Seventh-Day Adventist "conscientious cooperators" in the Cold War brought her to U.S. history. Aside from working on her dissertation, Alicia enjoys cooking and weightlifting.


  • B.A. History, California State University San Bernardino, 2010


Research Specialties

  • Abortion in California, 19th-20th Century U.S., Medical Discrimination, Eugenics, Gender, and Sexuality

Conference Presentations

  • Western Association of Women Historians Annual Conference, 5/2015

Honors and Awards

  • Roberta Persinger Foulke Fellowship, 6/2015-8/2015  
  • Institute of Humane Studies' Conference and Research Grant, Fall 2014   
  • Roberta Persinger Foulke Fellowship, 6/2014-8/2014  
  • Tomas Rivera Policy Institute Travel Grant, Spring 2014   
  • Roberta Persinger Foulke Fellowship, 6/2013-8/2013  
  • EDGE Symposium Award, 6/2012-8/2012  
  • NEH-ICW Fellowship, 6/2012-8/2012  
  • USC Graduate School Academic Professional Development & Enhancing Diversity in Graduate Education Summer Supplemental Research Award, 6/2012-8/2012  
  • USC FIRST Summer Institute Fellow, 6/2011-8/2011  
  • Kelterborn Fellowship, 2010-2011   
  • History Departmental Travel Grant, Spring 2011