With over fifteen years of experience, Dr. Hallgren has conducted history projects for a variety of corporate, not-for-profit, and government stakeholders. Her written works include Toward Peace With Justice: One Hundred Years of the Carnegie Council (2014) produced for the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, “Maternalism Goes to War: Class, Nativism and Mothers’ Fight for Conscription in America’s World War,” published in Women of the Right: Comparisons and Exchanges Across National Borders (2012), and a PhD dissertation on American women’s activism and military policy from 1914 to 1945.
Dr. Hallgren’s work has also included contributing to the Carnegie Council’s centennial web exhibit, and helping the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve to evaluate and promote its centennial public history projects. She has also produced online history lessons for the National Endowment for the Humanities. Dr. Hallgren has conducted research at repositories nationwide including the National Archives, the Library of Congress Manuscripts Division, the New York Public Library, the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library, and archives at Harvard University, Princeton University, and a variety of other institutions.
Dr. Hallgren has won awards for her work from the Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University, the Colonial Dames, and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, where she earned her PhD.