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Laura S. Schor

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Dr. Laura Schor is a professor of history at Hunter College and the CUNY Graduate Center, the founding Dean of the CUNY Honors College, and the former Director of Women’s Studies and Vice Provost for Academic Planning at the University of Cincinnati. She is a pioneer in the field of women’s history and has written dozens of research articles and several acclaimed books on the topic, including Women and the Making of the Working ClassLyon, 1830-1870, about the women silk workers of Lyon. She has also extensively studied Jewish women’s history and published the book The Best School in Jerusalem: Annie Landau’s School for Girls, 1900-1960. Laura was the National Executive Director of the largest women’s Zionist organization in the U.S., Hadassah, and served as Provost of Hunter College for nine years.


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