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Date & Time
November 11, 2010 -
4:15pm to 5:45pm
Conference Room, Bechtel International Center
616 Serra St
94305 Stanford , CA
California US

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Myra Strober and her new book - "Interdisciplinary Conversations: Challenging Habits of Thought


Founding Director of the Clayman Institute and Professor at both the School of Education and Graduate School of Business (by courtesy), Myra Strober will discuss her new book "Interdisciplinary Conversations: Challenging Habits of Thought". The book lays out a clear vision of how to realize the creative potential of interdisciplinary conversations. "This book is a timely and important resource for all of us who are working to facilitate communication across disciplines. It is clear that solutions to the thorniest problems of the 21st century will require interdisciplinary collaboration, but, as Dr. Strober illustrates, the collaborative process is neither easy nor intuitive...."—John L. Hennessy, President, Stanford University Free and open to all. Books will be available for purchase. Light refreshments will be served.


  • Myra Strober headshot
    • Professor Emerita, School of Education
    • Professor, by courtesy, Graduate School of Business
    • Clayman Institute Director, 1974-76 and 1979-84
    Myra Strober is a labor economist and Professor at the School of Education and at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University (by courtesy). Myra was the founding director of the Clayman Institute for Gender Research (then the Center for Research on Women). She was also the first chair of the National Council for Research on Women, a consortium of about 65 U.S. centers for research on women. Now the Council...