Rosalind Chait Barnett, Ph.D.
Women's Studies Research Center
515 South Street
Waltham, MA 02453
(781) 736-4881 fax
Rosalind Barnett is a Senior Scientist at the Women's Studies Research Center. Alone and with others, she has published over 115 articles, 36 chapters and eight books. Her newly completed book with Caryl Rivers, The New Soft War on Women, was published in Oct., 2013. Her book titled The Truth about Girls and Boys was published in paperback in 2013 by Columbia University Press.
Her articles have appeared in numerous academic journals and in general publications (The New York Times Sunday Magazine, the Washington Post, Newsday, the Boston Globe, McCall's, Self, Working Woman, and the Daily Beast).
Rosalind is the recipient of several national awards, including the American Personnel and Guidance Association's Annual Award for Outstanding Research, the Radcliffe College Graduate Society's Distinguished Achievement Medal and Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government's 1999 Goldsmith Research Award, and the Harvard University Graduate School's Ann Rowe award for outstanding contribution to women's education.
She is currently working on a proposal for a new book with her long-term writing colleague, Caryl Rivers entitled Are you ready for a 100-year life?
Rivers, C., & Barnett, R.C. The New Soft War on Women; How the myth of the female ascendance is hurting woman, men, and our economy. New York: Tarcher/Penguin (2013).
Rivers, Carol and Rosalind C. Barnett. The Truth about Girls and Boys: Challenging Toxic Stereotypes about Our Children. New York:
Columbia University Press, 2011.
Ph.D., Harvard University
M.A., Harvard University
B.A., Queens College