ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: The Life and Work of Amy Swerdlow

Saturday, March 2, 2013 1PM

Blanche Wiesen Cook, Moderator

Blanche Wiesen Cook is the Distinguished Professor of History and Women’s Studies at bwcJohn Jay College of Criminal Justice and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She earned her PhD from John Hopkins University. She is the author of Eleanor RooseveltVolumes I&II and is currently completing the third volume. She is also the author of The Declassified Eisenhower and  Women and the World in the 1990s. She is the former Vice-President for Research of the American Historical Associa­tion, and former Vice-President and Chair of the Fund for Open Information and Accountability (FOIA, Inc.) She was also Co-Founder and Co-Chair of the Freedom of Information and Access Committee of the Organization of American Historians

Carole Artigiani

Carole Artigiana is an alumna of the women’s history graduate program at Sarah Lawrence college, where she also served as program administrator. She is the founder and president emerita of Global Kids, an organization dedicated to the success of urban youth. She is the 2006 and 2007 Purpose Prize Fellow and recipient of the Spirit of Anne Frank Award.

Melanie Gustafson

Melanie Gustafson earned her PhD from New York University and is an alumna of the women’s history graduate program at Sarah Lawrence College. She is currently an associate professor of history at the University of Vermont, where she also teaches courses in women’s and gender studies. She is the author of ecoming a Historian: A Survival Manual for Women and Men and a co-editor of We Have Come to Stay: American Women and Political Parties, 1880-1960. 

Phyllis Vine

Phyllis Vine earned her PhD in history at the University of Michigan. She has taught Union College, Bard College, and Sarah Lawrence College. She is most recently the author of One Man’s Castle: Clarence Darrow in Defense of the American Dream and has also written Families in Pain and Household and Kin. 

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