History Professor and Social Activist
MA History, ’63, Professor 1966–2006
Betty Balanoff taught history to Roosevelt students for 25 years, leading the way in teaching African American history, Native American history and women’s history.
Her lasting legacy is the Labor Oral History Project, a collection of over 60 interviews with union members in the Roosevelt archives. Balanoff conducted the interviews from 1970 to 1985.