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Biography: 

Sherry Boschert is an independent scholar, journalist, author, and blogger. Previously as a journalist she was the San Francisco Bureau Chief for Frontline Medical News in 1991-2014 and freelanced for The New York Times and other news outlets. She is the author of Plug-in Hybrids: The Cars That Will Recharge America (New Society Publishers, 2006). Boschert is at work on a new book, Uppity Women: A History of Title IX. She blogs at sherryboschert.com. 

Current research areas: 

I'm working on a history of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, arguably the most important law for U.S. women other than emancipation and suffrage. Title IX prohibits sex discrimination in federally-funded education. Along the way, I'm posting video interviews and commentary on my blog, 37 Words (named after the 37 words in Title IX) at sherryboschert.com. 

Recent publications: 

“After 43 years of Title IX, women find their voice,” op-ed in the San Francisco Chronicle, online Nov. 17, 2015 and in print Nov. 19, 2015, page A12:
http://www.sfchronicle.com/opinion/openforum/article/After-40-years-of-Title-IX-women-find-their-voice-6639552.php

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Plug In America

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American Historical Association

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