Oral History with Patricia Albjerg Graham
Patricia Albjerg Graham, a historian of American education, spent the 1969–1970 academic year at Princeton University in an administrative role focused on hiring more women faculty. Pat came to Princeton from Barnard College, where she was a professor of history and education. In 1974, she joined the faculty at Harvard University, where she continues to work 45 years later. In this interview, Pat reflects on the environment at Princeton University on the eve of co-education, the importance of childcare and other accommodations for women faculty and students, and the challenges of being a woman in academia that she has observed and experienced over the past five decades.