Sarah Horowitz is professor of history at Washington and Lee University and head of the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program. She teaches classes on the history of France, gender and sexuality, and crime and scandal and is the author of The Red Widow: The Scandal that Shook Paris and the Woman Behind it All (September 2022) and Friendship and Politics in Post-Revolutionary France (2013). Her work has appeared in The Washington Post as well as Nursing Clio. She lives in Virginia with her wife and their wildly over-confident dog.


Scandalous Ladies of the 19th Century

March 22, 2024 3PM – 4:30PM

Hear from Besty Prioleau, author of Diamonds and Deadlines and Sarah Horowitz, author of The Red Widow.

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