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Eileen Boris

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Hull Chair and Distinguished Professor of Feminist Studies and History, the University of California, Santa Barbara

Full Biography

Eileen Boris is the Hull Chair and Distinguished Professor of Feminist Studies and History, the University of California, Santa Barbara. Her books include Home to Work: Motherhood and the Politics of Industrial Homework in the United States, winner of the Philip Taft Prize in Labor History; Caring for America: Home Health Workers in the Shadow of the Welfare State, co-authored with Jennifer Klein, winner of the Sara A. Whaley Prize on Women and Work; and, most recently, Making the Woman Worker: Precarious Labor and the Fight for Global Standards, 1919-2019. Boris is President of the International Federation for Research in Women’s History.