"June Sochen, a professor emeritus of history at Northeastern Illinois University, received her B.A. from the University of Chicago and her M.A. and Ph.D. in history from Northwestern University. Specializing in American women’s and American Jewish history, her books include Herstory vs 1 & 2, Movers and Shakers: American Women Thinkers and Activists, 1900-1970, The New Woman: Feminism in Greenwich Village, 1910–1920, Consecrate Every Day: The Public Lives of Jewish American Women, 1880–1980, and the award-winning Cafeteria America: New Identities in Contemporary Life. Sochen has edited a special edition of American Jewish History on American Jewish women. June Sochen has been listed as a noteworthy history professor by Marquis Who's Who. She is considered a pioneer of the teaching and writing about women in history."
Nominated by Susan Hickey