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Joan Jacobs Brumberg is a Professor Emerita of Cornell University, where she has been teaching history, human development and gender studies since 1979. Brumberg lectures and writes about the experiences of adolescents throughout history until the present day.

In the subject area of Gender Studies, she has written both about boys and violence, and girls and body image.

Joan lectures widely on all of her books and the social issues they cover. She is represented by Jodi Solomon Agency in Boston.

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