“Here she was this intellectual person doing her best to have her career, and the patriarchy just sort of discounted her,” Karen Staman said. “She wanted to make sure women were given a voice and were counted.” CLICK TO CONTINUE
She wrote about overlooked women. Without a coronavirus test, her death will go uncounted.
She was fascinated by those underdog characters because she was one, her daughter Karen told The Washington Post. In the 1960s, early in her career, she was fired from teaching at what was then known as Shippensburg State College because she married her husband, Mike, who also was a faculty member, her family said. He kept his job.