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Sissela Bok

AKA Sissela Ann Myrdal

Born: 2-Dec-1934
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Scholar

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Ethicist

Father: Gunnar Myrdal (d. 1987)
Mother: Alva Myrdal (d. 1986)
Brother: Jan Myrdal
Brother: Kaj Myrdal
Husband: Derek Bok (b. 1930, m. 1955)
Daughter: Hilary Bok (b. 1959)
Daughter: Victoria Bok (b. 1961)
Son: Tomas Bok (b. 1968)

    University: Sorbonne (1954-55)
    University: BA Psychology, George Washington University (1957)
    University: MA Psychology, George Washington University (1958)
    University: PhD, Harvard University (1970)
    Professor: Simmons College (1972-73)
    Professor: Harvard University (1982-86)
    Professor: Brandeis University (1985-92)

    American Academy of Political and Social Science Fellow (2000)
    American Philosophical Society
    Association for Practical and Professional Ethics Executive Committee (1990-99)
    John Kerry for President
    Obama for America
    The Population Council Board of Trustees (1971-77)
    World Health Organization
    Phi Beta Kappa Society Honorary (1977)
    George Orwell Award (1978)
    Swedish Ancestry

Author of books:
Alva Myrdal: A Daughter's Memoir (1991, biography)
Lying: Moral Choice in Public and Private Life (1999)

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