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In Memoriam: Penelope Trickett, 1943-2016

In Memoriam: Penelope Trickett, 1943-2016

Penelope Trickett was the David Lawrence Stein/Violet Goldberg Sachs Professor of Mental Health in the School of Social Work at the University of Southern California. She served on the faculty at USC for 27 years.

Nine Women Appointed to Endowed Professorships in Higher Education

Nine Women Appointed to Endowed Professorships in Higher Education

The women appointed to endowed chairs at colleges and universities are Maya Wiley, Sally C. Morton, Julia Wallace, Jodi Upton, Hui Fang, Beth Simmons, Pia Albinsson, Shontavia Johnson, and Anne Gelb.

Three Women Scholars Win National Book Critics Circle Awards

Three Women Scholars Win National Book Critics Circle Awards

The winners of the prestigious awards include Charlotte Gordon of Endicott College in the biography category, Margo Jefferson of Columbia University and The New School in the autobiography category, and Maggie Nelson of the California Institute of the Arts in the criticism category.

American Woman Academics Named Finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Awards

American Woman Academics Named Finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Awards

The National Book Critics Circle Awards are given out in six categories with five finalists in each category. Several of the finalists are women who currently hold academic posts at American colleges and universities.

The New Dean at The New School

The New Dean at The New School

Michelle J. DePass has been appointed dean of the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy at the New School for Public Engagement in New York City. She will also hold the title of Tishman Professor of Environmental Policy and Management.

In Memoriam: Gerda Hedwig Kronstein Lerner, 1920-2013

In Memoriam: Gerda Hedwig Kronstein Lerner, 1920-2013

A professor emerita at the University of Wisconsin, she was a pioneering scholar in the field of women’s history and in 1972 established the first graduate program in the discipline in the United States.

In Memoriam: Elisabeth Young-Bruehl (1946-2011)

In Memoriam: Elisabeth Young-Bruehl (1946-2011)

Dr. Young-Bruehl served on the faculty at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, for nearly two decades.