A member of the League of Women Voters of Cincinnati Area (LWVCA), Kimberly is a historian who specializes in the US women’s rights movement. Her most recent book, Free Thinker: Sex, Suffrage, and the Extraordinary Life of Helen Hamilton Gardener (2020), profiles the suffragist credited with securing congressional passage of the 19th Amendment. Hamlin is an award-winning scholar, teacher, and public speaker who regularly contributes to the Washington Post, Smithsonian Magazine, and other media. She is the James and Beth Lewis professor of history at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and she lives with her family in Cincinnati.
Kimberly A. Hamlin