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Celebrating Women's History Month


Hope Hibbard (1893-1988)


Hope Hibbard, Professor of Zoology, taught at Oberlin College for thirty-three years, 1928-1961.
Aside from her teaching duties, Hibbard published a number of papers based on her research of the tissues and organs of limpets, earthworms, squid and silkworms.
In recognition of her work, she was appointed to the Adelia A. Field Johnston Professorship in 1952, and later became the chairperson of the Department of Zoology.

She was also active in the Oberlin Community as a member of the Progressive Women's Club and the League of Women Voters.

See Hope Hibbard finding guide for more information

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