Tag: historian

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Sister Joel Read

Sister Joel Read served for 35 years as president of Alverno College and became widely known and respected for her innovative education reforms.
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Gerda Lerner

University of Wisconsin scholar Gerda Lerner founded the academic field of women's history.
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Ruth DeYoung Kohler

Ruth DeYoung Kohler was a journalist, a historian, and an outspoken advocate for women's rights.
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Camille Guérin-Gonzales

Historian Camille Guérin-Gonzales, who directed the UW–Madison’s Chican@ and Latin@ Studies Program, was devoted to justice for working people.
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Ann D. Gordon

A student activist in the 1960s, Ann D. Gordon became a history professor and an important scholar of women’s suffrage in the U.S.
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Lynne Cheney

Lynne Cheney, who served as Second Lady of the United States, has devoted much of her career to writing and speaking about the importance of American history education.