Jacobs, Ruth Harriet Edit


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  • 1924-11-15 – 2013-09-5 (Existence)

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  • Jacobs, Ruth Harriet

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  • Biography/Historical Note

    Ruth Harriet Jacobs Ph.D. was a gerontologist, sociologist, educator, poet, and author of nine books. She was a researcher at the Wellesley Centers for Women at Wellesley College. She received her BS from Boston University and her Ph.D. from Brandeis. She was a sociology professor for 13 years at Boston University before going to Clark University in 1982 as chair of the sociology department.