Book Talk by Brigid O'Farrell

Submitted by LHRC on Fri, 01/11/2013 - 13:21

Brigid O’Farrell, Independent Scholar, discusses her book She Was One of Us: Eleanor Roosevelt and the American Worker: Unions, Politics, and Right-To-Work
THURSDAY, JANUARY 17th, 5:30 - 7:00 pm.

Brigid O’Farrell is an independent scholar whose research and writing has focused on employment equity, especially for women in nontraditional jobs. A sociologist by training, she delves into labor history to better understand the issues and barriers confronting today’s workers.  O’Farrell is currently a lecturer and director of the project “Using History Today” at Mills College in Oakland CA. She is also affiliated with the Eleanor Roosevelt Papers Project, The George Washington University. Previous positions include affiliated scholar at Stanford University’s Institute for Research on Women and Gender and study director at the National Research Council/ National Academy of Sciences.

Please use the following link to view the event flyer - http://www.gwu.edu/gelman/spec/IBT/Brigid_flyer.pdf