(1921–1994) Elaine Zipes Rothenberg, a nationally renowned social work educator, was consistent in her commitment to setting educational and professional standards for social work and to ensuring diversity in faculty and student populations. A New York native, she graduated from Queens College in New York in 1941. Two years later, she received a master of social science degree from the Smith College School for Social Work. In 1960 she joined the faculty of the School of Social Work at the Richmond Professional Institute, which became Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in 1968.
From Encyclopedia of Social Work in Oxford Reference.
Subjects: Social Work.