Dr. Sarah Gordon


Headshot of Sarah Gordon
Areas of Expertise
  • Curation
  • US and Women's History

Sarah Gordon is a historian with a doctorate in American and Women’s history from Rutgers University. Her background is labor history and material culture, and her book, Make it Yourself: Gender, Home Sewing, and Culture, 1890-1930 was published as part of the Gutenberg-e series.

Gordon serves as the curator of the Reher Center for Immigrant Culture and History in Kingston, New York.

Before joining CUNY and the Reher Center, Gordon was the Curatorial Scholar at the New-York Historical Society's Center for Women's History, where she developed exhibitions and digital installations, hosted public programs, and helped create the Massive Open Online Course with Columbia University.

She has worked in a variety of public history settings and as a freelance researcher. Most recently she is forming a public history consulting firm.


MST 600 - History and Theory of Museums
MST 645 - Contemporary Issues in Public History

Academic Programs

Graduate Program

Museum Studies

Additional Areas of Expertise