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Laurel Richardson

Full name

Laurel W. Richardson

Presence at Shimer

1952

Presence on Earth

1936–

AB

University of Chicago 1955

BA

University of Chicago 1956

Ph.D.

University of Colorado 1963

Role(s)

Mount Carroll period alum

Laurel Richardson was a student at Shimer College in the early Great Books period, enrolling through early entrance and later transferring to the University of Chicago. She is listed with the class year of 1956.

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Laurel Richardson (b. 1936) is an American sociologist known for her work on qualitative sociology and the sociology of gender. Her numerous works include Writing Strategies: Reaching Diverse Audiences, The New Other Woman, and The Dynamics of Sex and Gender. She has received numerous commendations and honors for her work, including a Feminist Mentor Award frm the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction and a commendation from the Ohio state legislature for her work on reducing inequality. Richardson received her undergraduate education at Shimer College, where she enrolled through the early entrance program, and at the University of Chicago. She earned her Ph.D. at the University of Colorado. She is currently a professor emeritus at The Ohio State University, where she taught from 1969 to her retirement in 2004. (from Shimer College Wiki)

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Laurel Richardson (b. 1936) is an American sociologist known for her work on qualitative sociology and the sociology of gender. Her numerous works include Writing Strategies: Reaching Diverse Audiences, The New Other Woman, and The Dynamics of Sex and Gender. She has received numerous commendations and honors for her work, including a commendation from the Ohio state legislature for her work on reducing inequality. She is currently a professor emeritus at The Ohio State University, where she taught from 1969 to her retirement in 2004.


Early life and educationEdit

Richardson received her undergraduate education at Shimer College, where she enrolled through the early entrance program, and at the University of Chicago. She earned her Ph.D. at the University of Colorado.

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  • Last Writes: A Daybook for a Dying Friend
  • The Dynamics of Sex and Gender: A Sociological Perspective
  • Travels with Ernest: Crossing the Literary/Sociological Divide
  • Fields of Play: Constructing an Academic Life
  • Writing Strategies: Reaching Diverse Audiences

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