"Redefining Old Nassau: Women and the Shaping of Modern Princeton," a Mudd Library exhibition panel on Mar. 6

From the University Archives, Princeton University Library

"Redefining Old Nassau: Women and the Shaping of Modern Princeton"
Exhibition Panel Discussion
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library, Princeton University
March 6, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. in the Harlan Room at Mudd Library

The Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library is home to the University Archives and a collection of 20th century Public Policy Papers. The current exhibition, on display through the end of this academic year, "Redefining Old Nassau: Women and the Shaping of Modern Princeton" examines women’s impact on Princeton University over the past five decades. We invite you to a panel discussion to be held at the Mudd Library to gain a deeper understanding of this impact.

Moderated by Sara Howard, Librarian for Gender and Sexuality Studies and Student Engagement, the panel includes three members of the Princeton community:

Regina Kunzel

Regina Kunzel
Director, Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies

Regina Kunzel is an historian of gender and sexuality in the 20th-century U.S. Professor Kunzel received her B.A. from Stanford University and Ph.D. from Yale University. Prior to joining Princeton’s faculty, she taught at the University of Minnesota and at Williams College.



Mollie Marcoux Samaan

Mollie Marcoux Samaan ’91
Ford Family Director of Athletics

Mollie Marcoux Samaan is one of the top female student-athletes in the history of Princeton University. She graduated cum laude in 1991 after writing a thesis on the history of women in sports from 1895 to 1946 and earning four varsity letters in both soccer and ice hockey. Prior to her return to Princeton as Director of Athletics, she was assistant athletic director, assistant dean of admissions, assistant housemaster, and coach of girls’ ice hockey and soccer at the Lawrenceville School and had a 19-year career with Chelsea Piers Management.


Amada Sandoval

Amada Sandoval
Director, Women*s Center

Amada Sandoval became director of the Women*s Center in 2001 while a graduate student in Princeton’s Department of English. She holds an A.B. from Harvard University and an M.A. from Princeton University.



Sara Howard
Librarian for Gender & Sexuality Studies and Student Engagement

Sara Howard joined Princeton University Library in 2016 as the Librarian for Reference and Research Services and the Librarian for Gender and Sexuality Studies working with the GSS Program. She is also serving as the Student Engagement Librarian focusing on promoting and developing student success campus-wide. Her special interests are library outreach and diversity initiatives.


You are welcome to visit the Mudd Library exhibition, "Redefining Old Nassau: Women and the Shaping of Modern Princeton" at any time during Mudd Library's open hours, Monday - Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., through the academic year. 

For more information on the panel discussion, please contact April C. Armstrong, Special Collections Assistant at Mudd Library. 

Media contact: Barbara Valenza, Library Communications Manager