Bank, Barbara J. 1939–

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Bank, Barbara J. 1939–

PERSONAL: Born December 13, 1939, in Chicago, IL; daughter of Julius C. and Anna (Damm) Bank; married Bruce Jesse Biddle (a professor), June 19, 1976. Education: Illinois State University, B.S., 1961; University of Iowa, M.A., 1968, Ph.D., 1974. Politics: Progressive.

ADDRESSES: Home—924 Yale, Columbia, MO 65203. E-mail[email protected].

CAREER: Writer. University of Missouri—Columbia, began as instructor, became professor of sociology and women's studies, now professor emeritus.


(Editor, with Peter M. Hall) Gender, Equity, and Schooling: Policy and Practice, Garland Publishing (New York, NY), 1997.

(With Harriet M. Yelom) Contradictions in Women's Education: Traditionalism, Careerism, and Community at a Single-Sex College, Teachers College Press (New York, NY), 2003.