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Jan Dilg

Janice Dilg is an independent historian from Portland, Oregon. She holds a MA in history from Portland State University, and her research interests focus on women and labor in the Pacific Northwest during the early 20th century. She is the Project Director for the Century of Action: Oregon Women Vote, 1912-2012, the Oregon Woman Suffrage Centennial. Her public history projects include: coordinating the oral history project for the US District Court of Oregon Historical Society, teaching Monumental Women, a Senior Capstone course at Portland State University that highlights women's civic contributions to the city of Portland. Student's work from Monumental Women becomes part of the Women City Builder's website and the educational kiosk on the Walk of the Heroines. Dilg's article in the 2009 spring issue of the Oregon Historical Quarterly: "For Working Women in Oregon": Caroline Gleason/Sister Miriam Theresa and Oregon's Minimum Wage Law," is part of that publication's Statehood Sesquicentennial Series.

Extended Studies Building 275


Current Curriculum Vitae

Courses Taught:

  • UNST 421 Monumental Women