Glenn, Evelyn Nakano 1940-

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GLENN, Evelyn Nakano 1940-

PERSONAL: Born August 20, 1940, in Sacramento, CA; daughter of Makoto (in business) and Haru (a homemaker; maiden name, Ito) Nakano; married Gary Glenn (a writer), 1962; children: Sara, Antonia, Patrick. Ethnicity: "Japanese American." Education: University of California at Berkeley, B.A. (psychology, with high honors), 1962; Harvard University, Ph.D. (social psychology), 1971. Religion: Buddhist.


ADDRESSES: Home—957 Peralta Ave., Albany, CA 94706. Offıce—Department of Women's Studies, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720. E-mail—[email protected]


CAREER: Abt Associates, Cambridge, MA, senior researcher, 1970-71; Boston University, Boston, MA, lecturer, 1971-72, assistant professor of sociology, 1972-84; Florida State University, Tallahassee, associate professor of sociology, 1984-86; State University of New York at Binghamton, professor of sociology, 1986-90; University of California at Berkeley, professor of ethnic studies and women's studies, 1990—, chair, department of women's studies, 1993-95, director, Beatrice Bain Research Group, 2000-02, founding director, Center for Race and Gender, 2001—, humanities research fellow, 1998-99, member of chancellor's committee on raculty renewal in ethnic studies, 1999-2000. Harvard University, lecturer in Extension Division, 1971-73, research affiliate at Radcliffe Institute, 1974; University of Hawaii at Manoa, visiting assistant professor, 1983; Memphis State University, faculty member at Center for Research on Women, 1986; Radcliffe College, visiting research scholar at Murray Research Center, 1989-90; guest speaker at other institutions, including University of Wisconsin at Madison, Cornell University, Wellesley College, Rhode Island College, and University of São Paulo; guest on media programs. Japanese American History Museum, San Francisco, CA, humanist scholar, 1988-89; Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, CA, member of board of scholars, 1989—. Massachusetts Office of Science and Technology, member of state advisory board, 1988-90; University of Maryland, member of advisory board for Center for African American Women's Labor Studies, 2001—; Stanford University, member of advisory board for Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, 2001—; Center for Women's Policy Studies, Washington, DC, member of research advisory board; consultant to documentary filmmakers.

MEMBER: American Sociological Association (council member-at-large, 1991-94; chair of Asia and Asian America Section, 2001-02), Society for the Study of Social Problems (chair of editorial and publications committee, 1982-83; member of board of directors, 1984-87; president, 1998-99), Association for Asian American Studies (member of council, 1987-89), Sociologists for Women in Society (national first vice president, 1975-76), Sociological Society for Asia and Asian Americans, Eastern Sociological Society, Massachusetts Sociological Association (president, 1979-80).


AWARDS, HONORS: Grants from National Institute of Mental Health, 1974, 1977-79, 1979-82, Ford Foundation, 1980-82, and American Sociological Association, 1983-84; Letitia Woods Brown Memorial Article Prize, Association of Black Women Historians, 1993, for "From Servitude to Service Work: Historical Continuities in the Racial Division of Paid Reproductive Labor"; Outstanding Alumna Award, Japanese Women Alumnae of University of California—Berkeley, 1994; Nikkei of the Biennium Award for Contributions to Education, Japanese American Citizens League, 1994.


WRITINGS:

(With Christine Bose, Roslyn Feldberg, and Natalie Sokoloff) Hidden Aspects of Women's Work, Praeger (New York, NY), 1987.

Issei, Nisei, Warbride: Three Generations of Japanese American Women in Domestic Service, Temple University Press (Philadelphia, PA), 1986.

(Editor, with Grace Chang and Linda Forcey, and contributor) Mothering: Ideology, Experience, and Agency, Routledge (New York, NY), 1994.

Unequal Freedom: How Race and Gender Shaped American Citizenship and Labor, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA), 2002.


Contributor to books, including Making an Americas: Immigration, Race, and Ethnicity in the United States, Past and Present, edited by Sylvia Pedraza and Ruben G. Rumbaut, Wadsworth Press (Belmont, CA), 1995;America's Women: A Documentary History, 1600 to the Present, edited by Rosalyn Blaxendall and Linda Gordon, W. W. Norton (New York, NY), 1996; Revisioning Gender, edited by Judith Lorber, Beth Hess, and Myra Marx Ferree, Sage Publications (Beverly Hills, CA), 1999; Readings in Black Political Economy, edited by John Whitehead and Cobie Kwasi Harris, Kendall/Hunt Publishing (Dubuque, IA), 1999; and The Critical Study of Work: Labor, Technology, and Global Production, edited by Rick Baldoz, Charles Koeber, and Philip Kraft, Temple University Press (Philadelphia, PA), 2001. Contributor to periodicals, including Ethnicity, Journal of Marriage and the Family, Review of Radical Political Economy, Stanford Law Review, Signs, Feminist Sociology, Social Science History, and Social Problems. Editor, Feminist Studies, 1999—; deputy editor, American Sociological Review, 1999—; member of editorial board, Race and Society, 1996—, and Contemporary Sociology, 1997-2000; advisory editor, Gender and Society, 1986-90, and Frontiers, 1991—; newsletter editor, Sociologists for Women in Society, 1975-76.