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us: Lawrence-Lightfoot, Sara, 1944-

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    • us: Lightfoot, Sara Lawrence-, 1944-
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        (naf) Nashville (Tenn.)
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        (naf) United States
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        • Organization: (naf) Swarthmore College
        • Organization: (naf) Harvard University
        • Organization: (naf) American Philosophical Society
        • Organization: (naf) National Urban League
        • Organization: (naf) American Educational Research Association
        • Organization: (naf) National Academy of Education
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        (lcsh) Sociologists
          (lcsh) College teachers
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      • Sources

        • found: Her Worlds apart, c1978: t.p. (Sara Lawrence Lightfoot) verso of t.p. (copyright, Sarah Lawrence Lightfoot)
        • found: Her The good high school, c1983: CIP t.p. (Sara Lawrence Lightfoot) data sheet (b. 8/2/44)
        • found: Her I've known rivers, c1994: CIP t.p. (Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot)
        • found: The art and science of portraiture, 1997: CIP t.p. (Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot)
        • found: African American National Biography, accessed February 22, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Lawrence-Lightfoot, Sara; Sara Morgan Lawrence; sociologist, educator; born 22 August 1944 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States; BA in psychology, Swarthmore (1966) and PhD in sociology of education, Harvard (1972); became assistant professor at the Harvard's Graduate School of Education (1972-1976); associate professor (1976-1980); professor (1980-1998); Emily Hargroves Fisher endowed professor (from 1998), which upon her retirement is slated to become the Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot Chair, the first endowed chair at Harvard to honor an African American woman; her best-known book “Balm in Gilead: Journey of a Healer” received a numerous awards and honorary degrees from the City College of the City University of New York, the University of Toronto; member of the American Philosophical Society, the American Educational Research Association, and the National Academy of Education; active at the Harvard's W. E. B. Du Bois Institute, the National Academy of Sciences, the National Science Foundation, the Foundation for Child Development, the National Urban League, and the Berklee College of Music; board member or other official for the United South End Settlements, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the Boston Children's Museum, WGBH television)
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        • 1978-07-05: new
        • 2015-04-20: revised
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