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Students' Writings on Militant Woman Suffragists Published

April 3, 2017

Five Tompkins Cortland Community College students have had their research and writing published on an internationally acclaimed website. The first of the five pieces appears in the current edition of the Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600 to 2000, considered one of the premier online collections for the teaching of U.S. women's history.

The students in Honors History 202, taught by Professor Karen Pastorello, took on the project in the Fall of 2015. Each student completed a biographical sketch of a militant woman suffragist, and each will be published this year. The first, in the current edition, is a biography of Louise Bryant completed by student Vanessa Covert. Later issues will include biographies researched and written by students Sharon Davis, Aaron Hill, Alexa Pharoh, and Charles Wells.

“This is a unique opportunity for undergraduate history students,” said Pastorello. “I am very proud of each of the students. To have their work published in this celebratory year, 2017 marks the centennial of woman suffrage in New York State, is a tremendous honor.”

Read Vanessa's biography of Louise Bryant on Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600 to 2000 Volume 21, Number 1.