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The OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program

Dorothy Sue Cobble

Dorothy Sue CobbleA distinguished professor of history and labor studies at Rutgers University, Dorothy Sue Cobble specializes in the history of U.S. politics and social movements in the twentieth century. She is a coauthor of Feminism Unfinished: A Short, Surprising History of American Women's Movements (2014) as well as the author of The Other Women’s Movement: Workplace Justice and Social Rights in Modern America (2004), winner of the Philip Taft Labor History Book Award, among other works. She is the recipient of fellowships from the Russell Sage Foundation, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and the Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History at Harvard University. Currently she is writing on women's social justice internationalism and on U.S. worker movements for egalitarian democracy. She is also completing a biography of consumer and women's rights activist Esther Peterson.

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