LORBER, Judith. American, b. 1931. Genres: Medicine/Health, Sociology, Women's studies and issues. Career: New York State Pharmacist, NYC, assistant editor, 1953-55; copywriter for medical products for advertising agencies in NYC, 1955-64; Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center, Bronx, NY, project director in health services research, 1966-68; Bellevue Hospital, NYC, assistant research sociologist in Psychiatric Division, 1969-70; Fordham University, Bronx, instructor to assistant professor, 1970-72; Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, assistant professor to professor, 1972-95, professor emerita, 1995-; Mount Sinai Medical Center, adjunct associate professor, 1978-95; Graduate Center of the City University of New York, professor, 1981-95, coordinator of Women's Studies Certificate Program, 1988-91, professor emerita, 1995-; Bar Ilan University, lecturer, 1992-93; Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany, Marie Jahoda Professor, 1997. Publications: Women Physicians: Careers, Status, and Power, 1984; Paradoxes of Gender, 1994; Gender and the Social Construction of Illness, 1997, 2nd ed. (with L.J. Moore), 2002; Gender Inequality: Feminist Theories and Politics, 1998, 2nd ed., 2001. EDITOR: (with E. Freidson) Medical Men and Their Work, 1972; (with S.A. Farrell, and contrib.) The Social Construction of Gender, 1991; (with M.M. Ferree and B.B. Hess, and contrib.) Revisioning Gender, 1998. Contributor to books, encyclopedias, electronic data bases, and sociology and women's studies journals.