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us: Simon, Rita J. (Rita James), 1931-2013


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  • Fuller Name

    • Rita James
  • Variants

    • us: Simon, Rita James, 1931-2013
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19311126
    • Death Date

        20130725
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1983
        • Affiliation End: 2013
        • Organization: American University, Washington D. C.
    • Field of Activity

        Sociology
          Law
            Women's studies
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        • Sources

          • found: Her As we saw the thirties, 1967.
          • found: Her Transracial adoption, a follow-up, 1981: t.p. (Rita J. Simon)
          • found: Adoption across borders, c2000: CIP t.p. (Rita J. Simon) data sheet (b. Nov. 26, 1931)
          • found: Phone call to R.J. Simon, 10-12-99 (Rita J. Simon; her name has appeared variously on her works as Rita James Simon and Rita J. Simon; also author of Renaissance women in science)
          • found: Simon, Rita J. In their siblings' voices, c2009: eCIP t.p. (Rita J. Simon)
          • found: Biog. resource center (Contemp. authors), Oct. 27, 2008 (Rita James Simon; b. Nov. 26, 1931, Brooklyn, N.Y.; maiden name: Mintz; University of Chicago, Ph. D., 1957; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, professor of law and communications research, 1980- )
          • found: Washington Post, read online August 8, 2013 obituary published August 2, 2013 (Rita J. Simon, 81, a professor at American University's School of Public Affairs and Washington College of Law, died July 25 at the home of a son in Bloomington, Ind.; she had been on the AU faculty since 1983 and held the title of university professor; former editor of three scholarly journals, American Sociological Review, Justice Quarterly and Gender Issues and wrote or edited more than 60 books and 325 articles on topics including immigration, public opinion, and racial and gender justice; she was a professor of sociology at the University of Illinois prior to coming to American University, and also taught at the University of Chicago and Hebrew University in Jerusalem; she was a graduate of the University of Wisconsin,1952, and received a doctorate in sociology at the University of Chicago in 1957; Her second husband, Julian Lincoln Simon, died in 1998 after 36 years of marriage)
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          • 1980-02-13: new
          • 2013-08-29: revised
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