Last updated on: 3/3/2015 | Author: ProCon.org

Gerda Lerner, PhD Biography

Title:
Former Robinson-Edwards Professor of History Emerita at the University of Wisconsin at Madison
Position:
None Found to the question "Should Prostitution Be Legal?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of June 25, 2007

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Individuals with MDs, JDs, PhDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the study of prostitution. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to prostitution issues.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Robinson-Edwards Professor of History Emerita, University of Wisconsin at Madison, 1980-2013
  • Bruce Catton Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Historical Writing, Society of American Historians, 2002
  • President, Organization of American Historians, 1981-1982
  • Professor, History, Sarah Lawrence College, 1968-1979
  • Associate Professor, Long Island University, 1965-1967
  • Lecturer, New School University, 1963
  • Fellow, Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters
  • Co-Founder, Seminar on Women, Columbia University
  • Former Member, Seminar on American Civilization, Columbia University
  • Founding Member, National Organization for Women (NOW)
Education:
  • PhD, History, Columbia University, 1966
  • MA, History, Columbia University, 1965
  • AB, History, New School University, 1963
Other:
  • None found