Eisenstein, Hester

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EISENSTEIN, Hester. American, b. 1940. Genres: Sociology, Women's studies and issues. Career: Yale University, New Haven, CT, acting instructor, 1966-68, instructor, 1967-68, assistant professor of history, 1968-70; Columbia University, Barnard College, NYC, assistant professor of history and coordinator of Experimental College, 1970-77, lecturer in experimental education, 1977-79, senior lecturer, 1977-79, coordinator of Experimental Studies Program, 1977-80; Office of the Director of Equal Opportunity in Public Employment in New South Wales, Australia, senior equal employment opportunity adviser, 1981-84, assistant director, 1984-85; Dept of Education of NSW, leader and chief education officer in Equal Employment Opportunity Unit, 1985-88; State University of New York at Buffalo, visiting associate professor, 1988-89, visiting professor of women's studies, 1989-90, professor of American studies, 1990-96; City University of New York, Queens College and Graduate Center, professor of sociology, 1996-, director, women's studies program, 1996-2000. Publications: (gen. ed.) The Scholar and the Feminist (series), 1979-80; (ed. with A. Jardine) The Future of Difference, 1980; Contemporary Feminist Thought, 1983; Gender Shock: Practising Feminism on Two Continents, 1991; Inside Agitators, 1996. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor of articles and reviews to education and women's studies journals. Address: Department of Sociology, Queens College CUNY, 65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, NY 11367, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]