Gerda Lerner

Gerda Lerner (1920-2013) was author or editor of twelve books in women's history and one of the preeminent scholars responsible for the rediscovery of the field in the 1960s. A founding member of the National Organization for Women and one of the creators of Women's History Month, she was Robinson-Edwards Professor Emerita of History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and visiting professor of history at Duke University. Her books include Fireweed: A Political Biography.

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