Dr. Dorothy Sue Cobble Receives An Honorary Degree

Distinguished Professor Dorothy Sue Cobble was awarded an Honorary Degree in Social Science by Stockholm University as part of its annual Inauguration of New Professors and Conferment of Doctoral Degrees, the university’s largest ceremonial occasion. The ceremony was held in Stockholm City Hall's Blue Room on September 29, 2017. Dr. Dorothy Sue Cobble was honored for her research on gender and work over her career and for contributions to advancing gender studies and economic history at Stockholm University and in the larger Swedish research community. 

Dr. Cobble was previously awarded the 2016 Kerstin Hesselgren Visiting Professorship, a fellowship funded by the Swedish Research Council and given to a "foreign prominent internationally-recognized female researcher in the social sciences or humanities." During her time in Sweden, Dr. Cobble pursued research on her forthcoming book, American Feminism: A Global Story (Princeton University Press) and fostered international research collaborations at Stockholm University and other Swedish universities.

Watch as Dr. Cobble receives her award, beginning at 1:17:52.

Learn more about Dr. Dorothy Sue Cobble's research.