Larissa Werhnyak

Senior Lecturer I - Interdisciplinary Studies
Larissa.Werhnyak@utdallas.edu
972-883-6259
HH2812

Professional Preparation

Ph.D. - American Studies
University of Iowa - 2015
J.D.
University of Michigan - 2005
B.A. - History
Cornell University - 2001

Publications

A Kiss is Not a Contract: Twentieth-Century Anti-Heart Balm Statutes as Protective Legislation 2016 - Publication
To Make the World Safe for Men: Roberta West Nicholson and the Indiana Anti-Heart Balm Campaigns 2015 - Publication

Awards

Ballard and Seashore Dissertation Year Fellowship - University of lowa [2014]
Kern Professional Travel Award - University of lowa [2014]
Dean's Public Service Fellowship - University of Michigan Law School [2005]

Presentations

Protective Legislation in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century America
Food for the Gossips: Freedom of Contract, the Right to Privacy, and Breach of Promise to Marry, 1880-1900
presented to the Department of American Studies, University of Iowa
To Make the World Safe For Men: The Anti-Heart Balm Campaigns of the 1930s
Annual Meeting of the American Society for Legal History
From Goddesses to Gold Diggers: Breach of Promise to Marry and Anti-Heart­Balm Legislation in the Early Twentieth Century
Presenting American Studies, University of Iowa
He Had It Coming?: Breach of Promise to Marry, Legislative Abolition, and Constitutional Challenge in Twentieth-Century Illinois
May Brodbeck Symposium, University of Iowa 

Affiliations

American Society for Legal History
American Studies Association
American Historical Association