EXTRA! ........ DICKEY CHAPELLE ........ RUTH COWAN ........ MARTHA GELLHORN ........ EXTRA!

Scholars

Many scholars participated  on “No Job For a Woman”: The Women Who Fought to Report WWII, from the research and development phase through to the production phase.Throughout the process their expertise, insights, and fellowship were invaluable. Thank you to them all.

Maurine Beasley, PhD – Professor Emerita of Journalism, Philip Merrill College of Journalism, University of Maryland College Park and former staff writer for The Washington Post; author of Eleanor Roosevelt: Transformative First Lady (2010) and co-author of Taking Their Place: A Documentary History of Women and Journalism (1993).

Cynthia Enloe, PhD — Research Professor, Department of International Development, Community and Environment and Women’s Studies, Clark University; co-author of Taking Their Place: A Documentary History of Women and Journalism; author of Maneuvers: The International Politics of Militarizing Women’s Lives (2004), Globalization and Militarism: Feminists Make the Link (2007), Nimo’s War, Emma’s War: Making Feminist Sense of the Iraq War (2010).

Joyce Hoffmann, PhD — Professor of Journalism at Old Dominion University and author of On Their Own: Women Journalists and the American Experience in Vietnam (2008).

Maureen Honey, PhD — Professor of English, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; author of Bitter Fruit: African American Women in World War II (1999) and Creating Rosie the Riveter: Class, Gender, and Propaganda in World War II (1984).

Laurel Leff, MA — Associate Professor of Journalism at Northeastern University and former reporter for The Wall Street Journal; author of Buried by the Times: The Holocaust and America’s Most Important Newspaper (2005).

Mark Leff, PhD — Associate Professor of History at University of Illinois; author of The Limits of Reform: The New Deal and Taxation, 1933-1939 (1984).

Linda Lumsden, PhD — Associate Professor of Journalism at the University of Arizona and author of Inez: The Life and Times of Inez Milholland (2004).

Caroline Moorehead, BA — Human rights journalist and author of Gellhorn: A Twentieth Century Life (2003).

Susan Ware — Independent Scholar, Cambridge MA and author of Still Missing: Amelia Earhart and the Search for Modern Feminism (1993) and Letter to the World: Seven Women Who Shaped the American Century (1998).  www.susanware.net

Susan Zeiger — Scholar of gender and foreign relations, author of Entangling Alliances: Foreign War Brides and American Soldiers in the Twentieth Century (2010), and program director at the education non-profit Primary Source (http://www.primarysource.org).

 

 

 

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Women reporters during WWII were told war reporting was No Job For a Woman. Buy the DVD, available for purchase from Women Make Movies, to find out how these women over came the restrictions and created a new way of telling the story of war.
2011, 61 minutes, Color, DVD, English

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