Program Coordinator
Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

Dr. Elizabeth Eikmann is the Program Coordinator for Postdoctoral Community Engagement in the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPA). She joined the OPA after serving as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Study of St. Louis in the American Culture Studies Program at Washington University. As Program Coordinator, Dr. Eikmann facilitates community engagement and professional development opportunities for WashU postdocs, supports postdoc-led societies and initiatives, and oversees fellowship and award programs. Dr. Eikmann is a member of the Missouri Speakers Bureau and serves as Governing Board Secretary of the University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL) Alumni Association. She earned an undergraduate degree in English from UMSL and a Masters and Ph.D. in American Studies from Saint Louis University.


Elizabeth Eikmann (2023). Soul Picture Sisters: The Photography of Emme and Mamie Gerhard. Missouri Historical Review 117(3).

Elizabeth Eikmann & Monica Duwel (2022). Where It Took Place: Mapping Left in the Midwest. In Left in the Midwest: St. Louis Progressive Activism in the 1960s and 1970s, ed. by Amanda Izzo & Benjamin Looker, 421-442. Columbia: University of Missouri Press.

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Elizabeth Eikmann (television) (2023). Social Activist Charlotte Rumbold. Living St. Louis.

Elizabeth Eikmann (television) (2020). Virginia Minor. Living St. Louis.

Elizabeth Eikmann (radio) (2020). ‘Beyond the Ballot’ Explores History of Women’s Suffrage Movement in St. Louis. St. Louis on the Air with Sarah Fenske on St. Louis Public Radio (NPR affiliate).

Elizabeth Eikmann (television) (2020). From Suffragist Sashes to Antiwar Arm Bands. United States Courts.