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Office Location:  208 East Duke Bldg
Office Phone:  919-684-3867, 919-684-5683
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Typical Courses Taught:

  • WOMENST 110S, SOC MOVEMENTS: OVERVIEW
    http://www.duke.edu/womstud/site/ugrad/Syllabi/ wst110Sfall03.pdf
Education:

  • Ph.D. Northwestern University 1970
  • Visiting Fellow, Queen Elizabeth House, Oxford University, 1983
  • Institute for Administrative Advancement, University of Michigan, 1974
  • Certificate in African Studies, Northwestern University, 1970
  • MA, Northwestern University, 1965
  • BA, Indiana University, 1964
  • Imperial History, Constitutional Law, and Comparative Government, Edinburgh University, 1962

Research Interests:

Women's studies, Women and Education, Social Movements, Gender and Organizations, Contemporary American Feminism, Research Trips to Kenya, (July, 1982, March 1983). Field Research in Pare Mountains: 1967, 1972, 1981

Curriculum Vitae
Postdocs Mentored

  • Ali Henderson (2005)
  • Allison Bevan (2005)
  • Beverly Baskin (2004)
  • Dana Jennings (2004)
  • Betsy Thomas (2003)
Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. J.F. O'Barr, Catching a Wave, Among Friends, vol. 7 no. 1 (Fall 2006), pp. p. 2, Duke University Libraries.
  2. J.F. O'Barr, Doing Women's Studies, SIGNS: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, vol. 32 no. 1 (Autumn 2006), pp. 285-288.
  3. J.F. O'Barr, Women's Studies for the Future and Doing Women's Studies, SIGNS, vol. forthcoming (2005).
  4. J.F. O'Barr, Sarah Dunant, The Birth of Venus, Among Friends, vol. 4, 2 (Spring 2004).
  5. J.F. O'Barr, Elizabeth Berg, The Art of Mending, Among Friends, vol. 52 (Spring 2005).