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Mather, Lynn M., b. 1946



  • Existence: b. 1946


Lynn Moss Mather was born in Los Angeles, California on November 23, 1946. She graduated from the University of California with a A.B in Political Science and Mathematics in 1967, attended the Summer Institute in Behavioral Science and the Law at the University of Wisconsin in 1968. She received her Graduate Degree in Anthropology from the University of California in 1969 as well as her Ph.D. in Political Science in 1975. She started as an instructor in the Department of Government at Dartmouth College in 1972, became an Assistant Professor in 1975 and an Associate Professor in 1981. She received the Dartmouth Faculty Fellowship in 1978. Ms. Mather retired, after 30 years at Dartmouth College, in 2002. Her field of interest was the judicial process, administration of Justice, American politics, law and society, urban politics and women and law. At Dartmouth College she was involved in the establishment of maternity leave for faculty, the establishment of a day care center and a proponent of affirmative action. She was chair of the Committee on the Status of Women Faculty as well the chair of the Committee on Student Life. As the latter she was involved in the rebuilding the dorms, involving faculty more in student life, and combating the influence of fraternities on campus.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Lynn Mather papers

Identifier: MS-1230
Date(s): 1968 to 1989

Lynn (Moss) Mather (b. 1946) , Associate Professor of Government, Dartmouth College. 1 Her papers include reports, meeting minutes, newspaper articles, leaflets, flyers, handwritten notes, correspondence, charts, and statistics documenting her involvement with women’s issues on campus, the establishment of maternity leave for faculty, day care center, and affirmative action.

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