On This Day … 20 May [2022]

People (Deaths)

  • 2014 – Sandra Bem, American psychologist and academic (b. 1944).

Sandra Bem

Sandra Ruth Lipsitz Bem (22 June 1944 to 20 May 2014) was an American psychologist known for her works in androgyny and gender studies.

Her pioneering work on gender roles, gender polarisation and gender stereotypes led directly to more equal employment opportunities for women in the United States.

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