Robert Leleux on Gerda Lerner in The American Prospect

  We are pleased to announce that our illustrious colleague in the Women’s History program, Robert Leleux, has written an illuminating piece in The American Prospect on the late Gerda Lerner and her contributions to Women’s History and academia as a whole. Leleux writes: The restoration of half the human race to the historical record has led to consequences beyond anything Lerner could have imagined at … Continue reading Robert Leleux on Gerda Lerner in The American Prospect

Gerda Lerner, 1920-2013

                        Gerda Lerner, former Sarah Lawrence professor and co-founder of the women’s history graduate program, the nation’s first, died on Jan. 2, 2013 at the age of 92. In addition to her work at Sarah Lawrence, Lerner founded the nation’s first doctorate program in women’s history at University of Wisconsin, Madison, was the author … Continue reading Gerda Lerner, 1920-2013