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educator , historian , writer

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