Alice Hanson Cook

Professor, Author

1903 – 1998

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Who was Alice Hanson Cook?

Alice Hanson Cook was an activist and professor at Cornell University in the United States. At Cornell, the Alice Cook House residential college was named in her honor.

Her varied life experiences included social worker, YWCA secretary, labor educator, post WWII advisor in Germany on reconstituting German labor unions, professor, university ombudsman, world acclaimed researcher, and to the very end, an activist. Cook was appointed Cornell University's first ombudsman and work to establish the credibility and acceptance of that office.

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Born
Nov 28, 1903
Also known as
  • Alice Cook
  • Alice Cook
Profession
Employment
  • Cornell University
Died
Feb 7, 1998

Submitted
on July 23, 2013