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Leigh Stewart Estabrook

Leigh Stewart Estabrook, American dean, library science educator. Board directors Champion County Urban League, since 1993. Member American Library Association, American Sociological Association, Association Library and Information Science Education (president 1988, A.K. Rice Institute (center chairman 1983-1984, center board member since 1989).

Background

  • Estabrook, Leigh Stewart was born on May 1, 1942 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of John Daugherty and Helen Elizabeth (Gambrill) Stewart.

  • Education

    • AB, Northwestern University, 1964. Master of Science, Simmons College, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, Boston University, 1980.

    Career

    • Bibliographer University Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, 1969-1970. Assistant professor library science Simmons College, Boston, 1971-1977. Associate professor Syracuse (New York ) University, 1978-1985.

      Professor, dean school library and information science University Illinois, Urbana, since 1986. Consultant United States Department State, since 1985, Edward Lowe Foundation, since 1992. Member Illinois State Library.

      Advisory Committee, 1985-1993.

    Works

    • Co-author: Sex Discrimination and Career Patterns of American Librarians, 1983. Associate editor Book Research Quarterly, 1984-1986. Editor: Libraries in Post-Industrial Society, 1977.

      Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Board directors Champion County Urban League, since 1993. Member American Library Association, American Sociological Association, Association Library and Information Science Education (president 1988, A.K. Rice Institute (center chairman 1983-1984, center board member since 1989).

    Connections

    • Married Carl Galliher Estabrook, July 11, 1964. Children: John, Daniel, Susan, Anne, Helen.
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    • 1964
      Northwestern University
    • 1969
      Simmons College
    • 1980
      Boston University
    • 1969 - 1970
      Bibliographer University Notre Dame
      South Bend, Indiana, United States
    • 1971 - 1977
      assistant, professor library science Simmons College
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1978 - 1985
      associate, professor Syracuse (New York ) University
    • 1986
      professor
      Urbana, Illinois, United States