Monday, March 18, 2013
12:00 p.m.


Ruth S. Harley University Center, Room 313

Blanche Wiesen Cook, Ph.D.

 “Eleanor Roosevelt and the Promise of Human Rights” 

Blanche Wiesen Cook

Blanche Wiesen Cook, Ph.D., is a professor of history and women’s
 studies at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and The Graduate Center of
the City University of New York. 

Dr. Cook is deeply committed to the principles of greater dignity, security and human rights for all people worldwide. She 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 (FOIA, Inc.).

Her widely acclaimed biographies, Eleanor
 Roosevelt: Volume I and Volume II, received numerous awards and made The New York Times Best
 Seller list.