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women's studies educator

Kathryn Louise Anderson, American women's studies educator. National Endowment of the Humanities grantee, 1980-1982.

Background

Anderson, Kathryn Louise was born on December 8, 1943 in Newton, Iowa, United States. Daughter of Lawrence Wilmer and Ruby Josephine (Gist) Anderson.

Education

Bachelor, University Iowa, 1965. Master of Arts, University Iowa, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, University Washington, 1978.

Career

Research assistant, U. Iowa, Iowa City, 1966-1967;instructor, U. Maryland., College Park, 1967-1970;teaching assistant, U. Washington, Seattle, 1970-1972;assistant professor, Fairhaven College, Western Washington U., Bellingham, 1972-1979;director women's studies, Fairhaven College, Western Washington U., Bellingham, 1977-1996;associate professor, Fairhaven College, Western Washington U., Bellingham, 1979-1994;acting assistant dean, Fairhaven College, Western Washington U., Bellingham, 1992-1993;professor women's studies, Fairhaven College, Western Washington U., Bellingham, since 1994. Principal investigator Washington Women's Heritage Project, 1980-1982.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.

Membership

Board of directors N.W. Women Superior vena cava syndrome, Bellingham, 1988-1990, Washington Assn for Children and Adults with Learning Disabilities, 1984-1988. Member National Women's Studies Association (member of national coordinator county 1982-1992), N.W. Women's Studies Assn (co-coordinator since 1992), Coalition Western Women's History (program chair 1984).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, travel, hiking, food.

Connections

Married Leonard M. Helfgott, September 10, 1971. Children: Isadora, Alexander, Jonathan.

father:
Lawrence Wilmer Anderson

mother:
Ruby Josephine (Gist) Anderson

spouse:
Leonard M. Helfgott

child:
Isadora Anderson

child:
Alexander Anderson

child:
Jonathan Anderson