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Dorothy Sterling

Born: Nov 23, 1913

Death: Dec 1, 2008

Birthplace: New York City

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Dorothy Sterling

Date of Birth : Nov 23, 1913
Date of Death : Dec 1, 2008
Birth Place : New York City

Dorothy Sterling was an American writer and historian. After college, she worked as a journalist and writer in New York for several years, including work for the Federal Writers’ Project. In 1937 she married Philip Sterling, also a writer. Her daughter, Anne Fausto-Sterling, is a noted biologist, the Nancy Duke Lewis Professor of Biology and Gender Studies at Brown University, and is married to playwright Paula Vogel.


  • Writer
  • Historian

Also known as

  • Dorothy Dannenberg


  • Philip Sterling


  • Anne Fausto-Sterling
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