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feminist , peace activist , Sociology educator

Barbara Ann Scott, American sociology educator, feminist, peace activist. Recipient 2ndprize Quest for Peace Essay contest Citizen Education for Peace Project, 1988; research grantee American Council Learned Socs., 1990, State University of New York Research Found.1984, 86, 87, 89, 90, 91; board advisory Radio for Peace International, Costa Rica, 1990, Women for Mutual Security International, 1989.


Scott, Barbara Ann was born on January 3, 1937 in New York City. Daughter of Richard W. and Lia (Varell) Scott.


Bachelor magna cum laude, Pembroke College, Brown University, 1958. Master of Arts in Sociology Graduate Faculty, New School for Social Research, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology, New School for Social Research, 1979.


Elem teacher The Harley School, Rochester, New York, 1958-1961, Poughkeepsie Day School, 1968. Instructor sociology State University of New York, New Paltz, 1973-1979, assistant professor, 1979-1984, associate professor, 1984—2002, professor emeritus, since 2002. Co-organizer, co-chairman intercollegiate conference Liberal Arts in a Time of Crisis, 1981.

Visiting scholar Center Defense Information, Washington, 1986-1987, member advisory board, consultant. Speaker FLACSO University Havana, Cuba, 1993, Camaguey, Holguin, Cuba, 1994.


Founder, coordinator Mid-Hudson chapter Educators for Social Responsibility, 1983-1987. Trustee Shoreline Foundation for Folk Literature and Art, Branford, Connecticut, since 1983. Alumni speaker Graduate Faculty New School for Social Research, 1977.

Delegate Salvador/United States women-to-women dialogue sponsored by Foundation for Compasionate Society, Cuernevaca, Mexico 1989, delegate conference on Media in a Time of Crisis, Sweden, 1989, delegate conferences on Women and Peace in Crete, Greece (1992) on women Refugees in a Time of War (Athens, Greece, 1994) and on Media in Wartime (Athens, Greece, 1997), expert group of United Nations Division of Advancement of Women, meeting on women in public life, Vienna, 1991. Speaker various symposia. Member of American Association of University Women (Issue Focus grant 1988-1989), Peace and Justice Studies Association, International Advisory bd of Radio for Peace International, International Action Center, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Association for Humanist Sociology (speaker annual meeting 2001), American Sociological Association, World Federalist Association, War Resisters League, International Peace Research Association (delegate to 25th Annual Conference Netherlands 1990, chair North America section, women and peace commission 1990-1991, Malta 1994), Phi Beta Kappa.


Married Josiah Bartlett Page, June 8, 1958 (divorced 1975). Children: Evan Bartlett, Eric Scott.

Richard W. Scott

Lia (Varell) Scott

Josiah Bartlett Page

Evan Bartlett Scott

Eric Scott