Caryll Dziedziak

Assistant Faculty In-Residence, Department of History
Assistant Director, Women's Research Institute of Nevada
Expertise: U.S. Women's History, Oral History, Nevada History, Equal Rights Amendment, Feminism


Caryll Batt Dziedziak is a visiting faculty in-residence with UNLV's Department of History and assistant director of the Women’s Research Institute of Nevada. She specializes in U.S. women’s history, political activism, and feminism, particularly the rise of the second wave feminist movement and the equal rights amendment ratification campaign in Nevada.

Dziedziak co-founded the Women’s Research Institute of Nevada (WRIN) in 1999. She often leads the Women’s History workshop for the institute's NEW Leadership Nevada program.


  • Ph.D., History, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • B.A., History, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • B.A., Women's Studies, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

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Caryll Dziedziak In The News

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March is women's history month and Las Vegas has a long history of female trailblazers. From human rights to politics, entertainment to gaming. Women in this state didn't always get the headlines but they did get the job done. 

Articles Featuring Caryll Dziedziak

U.N.L.V.'s first conference tournament championship—and automatic bid to the NCAA Championship—since winning the Big West in 1994. It will be the Lady Rebels first NCAA tournament appearance since 2002. March 9, 2022 (Josh Hawkins/UNLV)
Campus News | April 1, 2022

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