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Nancy Weiss Malkiel

Nancy Weiss Malkiel

A scholar in 20th century American history, Nancy Weiss Malkiel joined the Princeton faculty as an assistant professor in 1969, was promoted to associate professor in 1975 and to full professor in 1982. She transferred to emeritus status in 2016. From 1987 to 2011, she served as Dean of the College. She is the author of “Keep the Damned Women Out”: The Struggle for Coeducation (2016; paperback edition, 2018). Her previous publications include “Whitney M. Young, Jr., and the Struggle for Civil Rights” (1989), “Farewell to the Party of Lincoln: Black Politics in the Age of FDR” (1983), and “The National Urban League, 1910-1940” (1974). Malkiel is a trustee of the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation and a former trustee of Smith College, Princeton Day School and McCarter Theatre. She received a B.A. and an honorary degree from Smith College and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Harvard University.


“Keep the Damned Women Out” With Nancy Weiss Malkiel, Professor of History, Emerita and Former Dean of the College

Friday, October 5

Introduction by Robert K. Durkee ’69, Vice President and Secretary

Pre-read: “Keep the Damned Women Out: The Struggle for Coeducation” by Nancy Weiss Malkiel