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Social sciences educator

Ruth Ann Needleman, American social sciences educator. Recipient IRRA award Teaching Excellence, Industrial Relations Research Association, 2003, Mesa Refuge Writer Residency award; fellow National Endowment, 1996-1998, American Association State and Local History, 1988. Member of Labor And Working Class History Association (executive board and committee 2004-2008), Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Needleman, Ruth Ann was born on January 30, 1945 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Leon and Florence Needleman.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass, 1968.

Career

Assistant professor University California, Santa Cruz, 1969—1973. Editor United Farm Workers America, Delano, 1973—1974. Professor labor studies Indiana University, Gary, since 1981.

Education director Service Employees International Union, Washington, 1990—1992. Visiting faculty University Federal Ceara, Fortaleza, Brazil, 2008.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Black Freedom Fighters Steel: struggle democratic unionism (Indiana University Excellence Research, 2004). Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of Labor And Working Class History Association (executive board and committee 2004-2008), Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

father:
Leon Needleman

mother:
Florence Needleman