Alice Kessler-Harris

Alice Kessler-Harris

Alice Kessler-Harris

R. Gordon Hoxie Professor of American History Emerita, Columbia University

Alice Kessler-Harris, R. Gordon Hoxie Professor of American History. She is also Professor in the Institute for Research on Women and Gender. Dr. Kessler-Harris specializes in the history of American labor and the comparative and interdisciplinary exploration of women and gender. She received her B. A. from Goucher College (1961) and her Ph.D. from Rutgers (1968). Her most recent published works include: In Pursuit of Equity: Women, Men and the Quest for Economic Citizenship in Twentieth Century America (2001) and A Difficult Woman: The Challening Life and Times of Lillian Hellman (2012).