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Rose, Marilyn Preheim



  • Existence: 1928-


Marilyn Preheim Rose, professor of Anthropology and Women´s Studies at The University of Iowa, was born in 1928 in South Dakota to Adolf Preheim and Nettie Wittrig Preheim. She was raised in a Mennonite community, and remained Mennonite throughout her life. Preheim earned a BA in Chemistry at Bethel College in North Newton, Kansas, in 1947. While a student at Bethel College, she studied abroad at the University of Leiden in Holland. In 1951, Marilyn Preheim married Earl Rose, a physician, and they had six children. While raising her children, Marilyn Rose earned an MA in Anthropology in 1974 and a Ph.D. in Anthropology in 1982 from The University of Iowa. She was the first to teach a course on Anthropology and Women´s Studies (ca. 1974) while still a graduate student and on Aging Studies (ca. 1990) as an adjunct faculty member. Marilyn Rose and her husband both volunteered as mediators for the Johnson County Small Claims Mediation Project.

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Marilyn Preheim Rose papers

Identifier: IWA0790

Professor of Anthropology and Women's Studies at the University of Iowa.

Dates: 1922-2000