Weissberg, Charlotte Edit


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  • – 2002-10-16 (Existence)

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  • Biography/Historical Note

    Charlotte Weissberg (d.10/16/2002) was Professor of Sociology at Brandeis University. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. Her first position at Brandeis was in 1972 as a Lecturer for the Sociology Department. In 1975, three professors—Charlotte Weissberg (Sociology), Kristine Rosenthal (Sociology), and Erica Harth (Composition and Literature)—penned and submitted a proposal advocating for a Women’s Studies Program at Brandeis University. 1976 saw many editorials, debates, and votes from students and faculty about the need, viability, and feasibility of the program. Finally, during the 1977/1978 academic year the interdisciplinary program came to fruition. By 1977, she was an Assistant Professor specializing in social psychology, socialization, social theory, as well as sociology of education.