Eichner is Associate Professor of History and Women’s & Gender Studies
(former Chair) at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. She was a Member at
the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, in 2015-2016.
Eichner is the author of Surmounting the Barricades: Women in the Paris
Commune (Indiana University Press); published in French as Franchir les
barricades: les femmes dans la Commune de Paris (Éditions de la Sorbonne). She
has two forthcoming books: Feminism’s Empire, which traces the roots of
nineteenth-century French anti-imperialism in the race, gender, and class
politics of the era’s first French feminists to engage with empire; and A
Brief History of the Paris Commune for the 2021 sesquicentennial of the 1871
revolution (Rutgers University Press). Eichner he is currently writing The
Name: Legitimacy, Identity, and Gendered Citizenship. She has published in
journals including Feminist Studies, Signs: Journal of Women in
Culture & Society, French Historical Studies, L’Histoire, Salvage Quarterly, and Journal of Women’s History.