Instructor Biography: Lori Rotskoff
LORI ROTSKOFF is a cultural historian, writer, educator, and public speaker specializing memoirs and narrative nonfiction; childhood and youth; women’s and gender studies; and arts and culture. She studied history and literature at Northwestern University and earned a PhD in American Studies at Yale. She currently teaches classes for adults at the 92nd Street Y, the Scarsdale Adult School, and in private seminars in New York City and Westchester County. Previously, she has taught at Yale University, Sarah Lawrence College, and the Barnard Center for Research on Women. She co-edited the anthology "When We Were Free to Be: Looking Back at a Children’s Classic and the Difference It Made," published by the University of North Carolina Press in 2012. Her previous book, "Love on the Rocks: Men, Women, and Alcohol in Post-World War II America" (2002) was named an Outstanding Academic Title by the American Library Association. Her articles and book reviews have appeared in the "Women’s Review of Books," "Women’s Studies Quarterly," the "Chicago Tribune," the "Journal of American History", and other publications. She serves on the Advisory Board at Cool Culture, a non-profit organization that provides low-income families with access to museums and cultural institutions; and at La Femme Theatre Productions in New York City. She lives in Larchmont, New York with her husband and two sons.
 
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