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History educator

Linda Gordon, American History educator. Member Presidential Advisory Council on violence against women, American History Association (journal editorial board 1990-1993), Organisation American Historians (Executive Board 1991-1994, member editorial board journal 1994-1997), Institute for Research on Povety (Executive Committee 1990-1995).

Background

Gordon, Linda was born on January 19, 1940 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Bill and Helen (Appelman) Gordon.

Education

Bachelor in History magna cum laude, Swarthmore College, 1961; Master of Arts in History and Russian Studies, Yale University, 1963; Doctor of Philosophy in History with distinction, Yale University, 1970.

Career

Professor history University Massachusetts, Boston, 1968-1984, University Wisconsin, Madison, 1984-1990, Florence Kelley professor history, since 1990, Vilas distinguished research professor, 1993—2004. Professor history New York University, since 1999. Visiting professor University Amsterdam, 1984, Princeton University, 2004, Swarthmore College, 2001.

Consultant and lecturer in field.

Works

Membership

Member Presidential Advisory Council on violence against women, American History Association (journal editorial board 1990-1993), Organisation American Historians (Executive Board 1991-1994, member editorial board journal 1994-1997), Institute for Research on Povety (Executive Committee 1990-1995).

Connections

Married Allen Hunter. 1 child, Rosa Gordon Hunter.

father:
Bill Gordon

mother:
Helen (Appelman) Gordon

spouse:
Allen Hunter

child:
Rosa Gordon Hunter Gordon