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history and sociology educator

Louise Audino Tilly, American history and sociology educator. Grantee Rockefeller Foundation, 1974-1976, American Philosophical Society, 1977-1978, 85-86, Russell Sage Foundation, 1985-1986; Guggenheim Foundation fellow, 1991-1992.


Tilly, Louise Audino was born on December 13, 1930 in Orange, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Hector and Piera (Roffino) Audino.


Bachelor, Rutgers University, 1952. Master of Arts, Boston University, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy, University Toronto, 1974.


From instructor to assistant professor, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1972-1975; from assistant professor to professor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1975-1984; professor of history and sociology, New School for Social Research, New York City, 1984-1994; chair committee history studies, New School for Social Research, New York City, since 1984; Michael E. Gellert professor of history and sociology, New School for Social Research, New York City, since 1994. Associate director studies Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris,1979, 80, 88. Fellow Shelby Cullom Davis Center, Princeton (New Jersey) U., 1978.

Visiting member Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, 1987-1988, 99. Fellow Center for Advanced Study Behavioral Sciences, 1991-1992. Visiting scholar Russell Sage Foundation, 1994-1995.

Board directors Social Sciences Research Council, New York City, 1983-1986.



Active committee on women's employment and related social issues National Academy of Sciences, 1981-1986, chairman, co-editor report Panel on Technology and Women's Employment, 1984-1986. Member American History Association (council 1985-1987, president electrical 1992, president 1993), Social Science History Association(president 1981-1982), Council on European Studies (executive committee 1980-1983), Berkshire Conference Women Historians.


Married Charles Tilly, August 15, 1953. Children: Christopher, Kathryn, Laura, Sarah.

Hector Audino

Piera (Roffino) Audino

Charles Tilly

Kathryn Tilly

Sarah Tilly

Laura Tilly

Christopher Tilly