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The OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program

Dorothy Sue Cobble

Dorothy Sue CobbleA distinguished professor at Rutgers University, Dorothy Sue Cobble specializes in the twentieth-century history of politics and social movements in the United States and globally. 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 Prize, among other works. She has received 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. In 2010, she won the Sol Stetin Award for Career Achievement in Labor History from the Sidney Hillman Foundation. 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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