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Muriel Mendelsohn Shishkoff, American writer. Grantee Reachout, Department Mental Hygiene, Sacramento, 1972. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve (W-VS), 1942-1945. Member League of Women Voters (vice president Palos Verdes Peninsula chapter 1963), National Museum Women in Arts (charter).

Background

Shishkoff, Muriel Mendelsohn was born on March 5, 1917 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Henry Robert and Anita (Arnow) Mendelsohn.

Education

Bachelor, University of Chicago, 1936. Master of Arts, Northwestern University, 1940.

Career

Founding director Women's Opportunities Center, U. Extension, University of California, Irvine, 1970-1972, assistant director Office Rels. with Schools and Colls., 1974-1982, consultant education improvement programs, 1993-1995. Author: Transferring Made Easy, 1991. Vice president. League of Women Voters, Palos Verdes Peninsula, California, 1963.

UCI consultant to ASSIST, 1985-1990. Consultant Prins. Conference for Academy Excellence in Effective Schools, 1985-1991, Jacob Javits Gifted and Talented Students Education program, Sherman Intertribal Academy, 1990-1992, CAPP Scholars in Training/Curriculum Development, 1991-1992, Native American Intertribal U., 1992-1994. Cons.CPEC-Eisenhower Math and Science Leadership Training, 1993-1996.

Guide TribalColl. Students Through the Transfer Process EFA, 1997^. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve (W-VS), 1942-1945. Grantee Reachout, Department Mental Hygiene, Sacramento, 1972.

Works

Membership

Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve (W-VS), 1942-1945. Member League of Women Voters (vice president Palos Verdes Peninsula chapter 1963), National Museum Women in Arts (charter).

Connections

Married Nicholas Shishkoff, August 26, 1946. Children: Andrew, Debra.

father:
Henry Robert Mendelsohn

mother:
Anita (Arnow) Mendelsohn

spouse:
Nicholas Shishkoff

child:
Andrew Shishkoff

child:
Debra Shishkoff