Previous Goodstein Lecturers
, University of Minnesota (retired); author of (Free Press, 1989); (Free Press, 2003), and (Vintage Paperback, 1979, 1980); McKnight Distinguished University Professorship, McKnight Humanities Scholar, consulting editor, Journal of American History.
, Columbia University; author of (2001); (1982); (1990); fellow at the National Humanities Center in Durham, NC and at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.
, Spelman College; author of (Carlson, 1991); (New Press, 1995); founding director of the Women’s Research and Resource Center and the Anna Julia Cooper Professor of Women’s Studies; founding co-editor of Sage: A Scholarly Journal of Black Women.
, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; author of (1979, 1993); co-author of (1987, 2000); president of Organization of American Historians in 2003-04 and of the Southern Historical Association in 2001-02; founding president of the Labor and Working Class History Association.
, Duke University Emerita; author of (1970, 1995); (1984); (1992); (1993); former president of Organization of American Historians; received OAH Distinguished Service Award in 2002 and the American Historical Association’s Scholarly Achievement Award in 2008.
, Rutgers University; author of (New York: W.W. Norton, 2003); (Richmond: Virginia Women’s Cultural History Project, 1984); (New York: W.W. Norton, 1984); member of American Historical Association; Organization of American Historians; Southern Historical Association; Bancroft Prize and Berkshire Conference Prize for ; Guggenheim Fellowship; MacArthur Fellowship.
, Allegheny College; author of (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1981); co-author of (University Press of Virginia, 1998); The David Julian and Virginia Suther Whichard Distinguished Professorship in the Humanities, East Carolina University, Greenville NC. Spring 2008; The Maxwell C. Weiner Distinguished Professorship in the Humanities, University of Missouri, Rolla 2003-4.
, Professor Emeritus of History at American University; founder of Sweet Honey in the Rock, the Grammy award-winning African-American female a cappella ensemble; served as the William and Camille Cosby Endowed Chair Professor of Fine Arts for 2002-2004 at Spelman College; Heinz Award for the Arts and Humanities (2003); the Leeway National Award for Women in the Arts (2000); the Presidential Medal for contribution to public understanding of the Humanities (1995); the MacArthur Fellowship (1989).
author of (1997); Gauhari tells of her desperate attempts to find out what happened to her missing husband, Saleem, and her gradual, painful decision to leave the country with her three children. In a broader sense, her story reflects the harrowing experiences of countless Afghan families: their sufferings and their struggles to maintain their identities under totalitarian rule. Gauhari is the first Afghan woman to publish her memoir in English book form; Gauhari is formerly an associate professor and chair at Kabul University.
, Harvard graduate; Pulitzer prize-winning journalist; author of (2008); (1991); 1992 National Book Critics Circle for Nonfiction; former reporter for ; won Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Journalism while at .
, Yale University; author of T (University of North Carolina Press, 2000); co-author of (Routledge, 2000); was awarded the 2001 annual Joan Kelley Memorial Prize of the American Historical Association for the best book in women’s history.
, University of Missouri; author of
, Rutgers University; associate director of the Rutgers Center for Race and Ethnicity at the Rutgers Center for Historical Analysis; 2010 Alphonse Fletcher Senior Fellow; author of several publications including (Oxford University Press, 2000), as well as the recent biography (2009).
, Le Moyne College; as the Catholic Biblical Association Visiting Professor, she has lectured on slavery and the New Testament at École Biblique et Archaéologique Française in Jerusalem; author of (Oxford University Press: 2002), a History Book Club selection. Her numerous articles have appeared in , , and .
educated at Wellesley College and Harvard University; a noted biographer and pioneer in the field of Women's History; she has taught at New York University and Harvard where she served as editor of the biographical dictionary ; author of biographies of Amelia Earhart and the 1940s radio star Mary Margaret McBride; her most recent book is .
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; professor of history, medicine, gender and women's studies, and law; author of and ; current research focuses on Agent Orange film, and activism in the United States and Vietnam
, AB in Afro-American Studies from Harvard College and a PhD in American Culture from the University of Michigan; professor of political science at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York; author of ; author of numerous books and articles on civil rights and black power movements, the politics of race and education, social welfare and civil rights in post 9/11 America. (2009); (1993); edited (1997); received fellowships and research awards from the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, Schlesinger Library, Andrew Mellon Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities, and Smithsonian Institution.
honors graduate of Vassar College; Masters and doctoral degrees from Columbia University; a Senior Fellow at the Roosevelt Institute; Distinguished Lecturer and Director of the Eleanor Roosevelt Initiative on Women and Public Policy at Roosevelt House, the new public policy institute of Hunter College of the City University of New York; author of and co-editor of (Rutgers University Press, 2005); member of the Advisory Committee of the Women's Rights Division of Human Rights Watch.