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Amy Swerdlow

Amy Swerdlow, American historian, educator, writer. Rutgers University fellow, 1977-1981, Woodrow Wilson Dissertation fellow, 1980. Peace History Society non-governmental representative to United Nations, since 1994; panelist Bronx Museum History, New York, 1995; board director Bella Abzug Leadership Institute, 2005—2008; Member Berkshire Conference in Women's History (program committee).

Background

  • Swerdlow, Amy was born on January 20, 1923 in New York City. Daughter of Joseph and Esther (Rodner) Galstuck.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, New York University, 1963. Master of Arts, Sarah Lawrence College, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, Rutgers University, 1984.

    Career

    • Professor emerita Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York, 1981-1995, director graduate studies in women's history, 1983-1995, director women's studies program, 1983-1995. Member advisory board Feminist Press, 1973-1990.

    Works

    Membership

    Peace History Society non-governmental representative to United Nations, since 1994. Panelist Bronx Museum History, New York, 1995. Board director Bella Abzug Leadership Institute, 2005—2008.

    Member Berkshire Conference in Women's History (program committee).

    Connections

    • Married Stanley H. Swerdlow, November 27, 1949 (deceased September 1991). Children: Joan Swerdlow-Brandt, Ezra, Lisa, Thomas.
    • father: Joseph Galstuck
    • mother: Esther (Rodner) Galstuck
    • spouse: Stanley H. Swerdlow
    • children: Joan Swerdlow-Brandt Swerdlow
    • Ezra Swerdlow
    • Lisa Swerdlow
    • Thomas Swerdlow
    Amy Swerdlow
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    Born January 20, 1923
    Nationality
    • 1963
      New York University
    • 1973
      Sarah Lawrence College
    • 1984
      Rutgers University
    • 1981 - 1995
      Professor, emerita Sarah Lawrence College
      Bronxville, New York, United States

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