HDFS Professor Emerita has standing-room only book launch

February 5th, 2016 Contact: Livia Wade  |  706-542-4831  | More about Livia

Patricia Bell-Scott, professor emeritus of the department of human development and family science, is warmly welcomed by department head, Emilie Smith, Janette McGarity Barber Distinguished Professor.  Dr. Bell-Scott signed copies of her new book, The Firebrand and the First Lady, to a standing-room only crowd at UGA's Special Collections Library.  Her book describes the impact of the relationship between Pauli Murray and Eleanor Roosevelt on civil rights and women's rights in the United States.  Dr. Bell-Scott's research explores the role of women in families and society. http://www.columns.uga.edu/news/article/professor-to-discuss-new-book-on-friendship-between-activist-first-lady/

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