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Diana B. Turk

Diana B. Turk is an assistant professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning at New York University. She received her B.A. in American Studies from Hamilton College and her M.A. and Ph.D. in American Studies from the University of Maryland at College Park. She has researched and published in the areas of women’s history, oral history, social studies education, and historical methods. Her book, Bound by a Mighty Vow: Sisterhood and Women’s Fraternities, 1870–1920, was published in 2004.


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College Students in the United States

In the last two decades of the twentieth century, Jewish women in America achieved parity with their male counterparts on college campuses, but only after many decades of struggle.

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