O'Barr, Jean (Fox)

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O'BARR, Jean (Fox)

O'BARR, Jean (Fox). American, b. 1942. Genres: Women's studies and issues. Career: Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, lecturer, 1964; Duke University, Durham, NC, lecturer, 1969, 1972-78, adjunct associate professor, 1978-91, professor of the practice of women's studies and adjunct professor of political science, 1991-, director of continuing education, 1970- 83, and women's studies, 1983-, Margaret Taylor Smith Director of Women's Studies, 1998-2001, university distinguished service professor, 2000-. University of Dar es Salaam, research associate and field researcher in the Pare Mountains, 1967-68, 1972, 1981; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, visiting assistant professor, 1970-72; Queen Elizabeth House, Oxford, visiting fellow, 1983; University of Barcelona, Fulbright lecturer; speaker at colleges and universities; consultant. Publications: (with J. Mlela) Shindano: Swahili Essays and Other Stories, 1971; Third World Women (monograph), 1976; Feminism in Action, 1994. EDITOR: (with W.M. O'Barr, and contrib.) Language and Politics, 1973; Perspectives on Power, 1982; (with M. Likimani, and author of intro.) Passbook Number F.47927: Women and the Mau Mau in Kenya, 1985; (with S. Harding) Sex and Scientific Inquiry, 1987; (with E. Minnich and R. Rosenfeld) Reconstructing the Academy, 1988; (and author of intro.) Women and a New Academy: Gender and Cultural Contexts, 1989; (with M. Malson, S. Westphal-Wihl, and M. Wyer) Feminist Theory in Practice and Process, 1989; (with others) Sisters and Workers in the Middle Ages, 1989; (with Malson, Wyer, and E. Mudimbe-Boyi) Black Women in America, 1989; (with Wyer and D. Pope) Ties That Bind, 1990; (with Wyer) Engaging Feminism, 1992; (with R.H. Bates and V.Y. Mudimbe) Africa and the Disciplines, 1993; (with N. Hewitt and N. Rosebaugh) Talking Gender, 1996; (with E. DeLamotte and N. Meeker, and contrib.) Women Imagine Change, 1997. Contributor to books. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals. Address: 713 Anderson St, Durham, NC 27705-1013, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]