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Rothblum, Esther D. (1955 January 11)



  • Existence: 1955 January 11


Class of 1976.

Occupations: Psychologist; Professor, Women's Studies; Professor, Psychology.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Esther Rothblum (Class of 1976) interviewed by Sonia Lawrence, 2016 May

Scope and Contents

In this interview, Esther Rothblum talks about coming to Smith as an international student and learning how to be an American. Rothblum also reflects on her time at Smith as raising and engaging her feminist awareness. A clinical psychologist, Rothblum also reflects on what it was like to be a women pursuing a PhD in a male dominated field in the 80s.

Dates of Materials: 2016 May

Esther Rothblum papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00774
Abstract Esther Rothblum is a scholar who championed the growing fields of LGBT Studies and Fat Studies. She is currently a professor of Women's Studies at San Diego State University, where she also oversees programs in LGBT Studies at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Rothblum received her B.A. from Smith College in 1976, and completed an M.S. and Ph.D. in clinical psychology at Rutgers University as well as a post-doctoral fellowship at Yale with a focus in psycho-social epidemiology. Although...
Dates of Materials: 1954 - 2016

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Fat Studies -- United States 1
Homosexuality -- Psychological aspects -- 20th century 1