Date Updated




Academic Rank

Professor Emerita

Year Retired from SJSU


Educational Background

University of Texas at Dallas, Humanities, Emphasis in History, Ph.D. 1990

University of Texas at Dallas, Humanities, Emphasis in History, M.A. 1984

Southern Methodist University, Major: History, Minor: Spanish, B.A. 1979

Teaching Experience

San Jose State University, Department of History, Professor, 2014-2021

Administrative and Professional Experience

San Jose State University, Department of History, Chair, 2008-2016

Selected Publications


Patricia Evridge Hill. Dallas: The Making of a Modern City. Austin(1996)

Book Chapters

Patricia Evridge Hill. "Dr. Hilla Sheriff: Caught Between Science and the State at the South Carolina Midwife Training Institutes" Athens South Carolina Women: Their Lives and Times Vol. 3 (2012) p. 78 - 94

Harvey J. Graff and Patricia Evridge Hill. "Foreword" DallasDallas Public and Private: Aspects of an American City (1998)


Patricia Evridge Hill. "Making a Case for Academic Values" Academe Vol. 100 Iss. 1 (2014) p. 44 - 46 ISSN: 0190-2946

Patricia Evridge Hill. ""Carrying Health to the Country": The Mountain Medical Service of the American Women’s Hospitals" (Medical College of Pennsylvania Archives and Special Collections on Women in Medicine) Collections (1997) p. 1 - 6 ISSN: 0275-8091

Patricia Evridge Hill. "Invisible Labours: Mill Work and Motherhood in the American South" Social History of Medicine Vol. 9 Iss. 2 (1996) p. 235 - 251 ISSN: 0951-631X

Patricia Evridge Hill. "Our People: Hilla Sheriff" South Carolina Historical Society (1996)

Patricia Evridge Hill. "Go Tell It On the Mountain: Hilla Sheriff and Public Health in the South Carolina Piedmont, 1929 to 1940" American Journal of Public Health Vol. 85 Iss. 4 (1995) p. 578 - 584 ISSN: 0090-0036

Patricia Evridge Hill. "Redefining Occupational Illness: Mill Work, Maternal Health, Social Class and Women's Roles in the Textile South" Sigerist Circle Newsletter Vol. 8 (1995) p. 3 - 5

Patricia Evridge Hill. "Real Women and True Womanhood: Grassroots Organizing among Dallas Dressmakers in 1935" Labor's Heritage Vol. 5 (1994) p. 4 - 17

Patricia Evridge Hill. "Women's Groups and the Extension of City Services in Early Twentieth-Century Dallas" East Texas Historical Journal Vol. 30 Iss. 1 (1992) p. 3 - 10 ISSN: 0424-1444

Book Reviews

See attached CV for book reviews

Personal Commentary

Research interests: 19th and 20th century U.S. social and urban history, U.S. women's history, U.S, labor history, Women in medicine and public health, and Historical biography



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Hill, Patricia Evridge