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Annelise Orleck

Annelise Orleck is Professor of History at Dartmouth College. She is the author of four books on the history of US women, politics, immigration and activism. Most recent among them are Storming Caesars Palace: How Black Mothers Fought Their Own War on Poverty (2005) and Rethinking American Women’s Activism (2014). She is also co-editor of The War on Poverty, 1964-1980: A New Grassroots History (2011) and The Politics of Motherhood; Activist Voices from Left to Right (1997)