Blanche Wiesen Cook is a professor of history and women’s studies at the CUNY Graduate Center and John Jay College, as well as the author of an award-winning three-volume biography of Eleanor Roosevelt which was called “monumental and inspirational” by the New York Times Book Review. She has also written studies of the Village activists Max and Crystal Eastman. Blanche is the former Vice-President for Research of the American Historical Association and was Vice-President and Chair of the Fund for Open Information and Accountability. She was also Co-Founder and Co-Chair of the Freedom of Information and Access Committee of the Organization of American Historians, and the co-founder and officer of the Conference on Peace Research in History.

Photo: Blanche Wiesen Cook with the statue of Eleanor Roosevelt in Roverside Park by Brian Lamb.

September 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Women’s Rights are Human Rights: Eleanor Roosevelt’s Legacy