Joan J Brumberg

Joan J Brumberg

Fasting Girls: The History of Anorexia Nervosa and The Body Project are both award-winning books by Joan Jacobs Brumberg. Stephen H. is her name. She is the Weiss Professor of History, Human Development, and Women's Studies at Cornell University, where she teaches in the subjects of history, human development, and women's studies. The Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the MacDowell Colony have all honored her research and compassionate writing about American women and girls. She currently resides in Ithaca, New York. The Berkshire Book Prize for the best book by a woman historian, granted by the Berkshire Women's History Conference (1988); the John Hope Franklin Prize for the best book in American Studies, provided by the American Studies Association (1989); and the Eileen Basker Memorial Prize for the best book in the area of gender and mental health, given by the Society for Medicinal Anthropology, given by the Society for Medicinal Anthropology, given by the Society for Medicinal Anthropology, given by the Society for