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Bakken Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Nov. 14, 2014

Professor Emeritus of History Gordon Bakken

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The Coalition for Western Women's History has bestowed its Lifetime Achievement Award to Gordon Bakken, professor emeritus of history, for his support of the field of Western women's history.

A member of the campus community since 1969, Bakken is an expert on the U.S. Constitution and has written more than 20 books, including "Invitation to an Execution" and "Women Who Kill Men: California Courts, Gender and the Press." In 2009, he was honored with the Western History Association's 2009 Award of Merit and honorary life membership.



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