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Dean , Library science educator

Leigh Stewart Estabrook, American Dean, library science educator. Board of 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

  • Other Work

    • 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 of 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.

father:
John Daugherty Stewart

mother:
Helen Elizabeth (Gambrill) Stewart

spouse:
Carl Galliher Estabrook

children:
John Estabrook

Daniel Estabrook

Susan Estabrook

Anne Estabrook

Helen Estabrook