Radcliffe College

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Global Influence / U.S. Influence
Former women's college in Cambridge, Massachusetts

About Radcliffe College

According to Wikipedia, Radcliffe College was a women's liberal arts college in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and functioned as the female coordinate institution for the all-male Harvard College. Considered founded in 1879, it was one of the Seven Sisters colleges and held the popular reputation of having a particularly intellectual, literary, and independent-minded female student body.

What Is Radcliffe College Known For?

Radcliffe College is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Radcliffe College's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Radcliffe College's Most Influential Alumni?

Radcliffe College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Psychology, Anthropology, and Literature. Here are some of Radcliffe College's most famous alumni:

Leda Cosmides
An American psychologist.
Helen Keller
Helen Keller
A U.S. author and political activist for women's suffrage, labor rights, socialism, and antimilitarism. Helen Keller is the 1st deaf-blind person to earn a bachelor's degree .
Margaret Atwood
Margaret Atwood
A Canadian poet, novelist, literary critic, essayist, teacher, environmental activist, and inventor..
Ursula K. Le Guin
Ursula K. Le Guin
An American fantasy and science fiction author .
Gertrude Stein
Gertrude Stein
An American author .
Adrienne Rich
Adrienne Rich
An American poet, essayist and feminist.
Carol Gilligan
Carol Gilligan
An American feminist, ethicist, and psychologist.
Wendy Doniger
Wendy Doniger
An American Indologist.
Annie Jump Cannon
Annie Jump Cannon
An American astronomer .
Amy Goodman
Amy Goodman
An American broadcast journalist, syndicated columnist, investigative reporter and author.
Amy Gutmann
Amy Gutmann
A 8th president of the University of Pennsylvania.
Sherry Turkle
Sherry Turkle
An American social scientist and psychologist.

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