Quotation by Ruth Behar

I doubt that I would have taken so many leaps in my own writing or been as clear about my feminist and political commitments if I had not been anointed as early as I was. Some major form of recognition seems to have to mark a woman's career for her to be able to go out on a limb without having her credentials questioned.
Ruth Behar (b. 1956), U.S. anthropologist. Chronicle of Higher Education, p. A44 (November 4, 1992).

On the professional effect of winning the extremely prestigious MacArthur Fellowship.
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