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The Martian's Daughter

Marina von Neumann Whitman

posted 10/1/2012

Bob Whitman joked that his wife, U-M public policy and business prof Marina von Neumann Whitman, should title her memoir Just a Pushy Broad. That's what a Japanese businessman once called her--and the way American men, too, dismissed women who rejected the limited roles (teacher, secretary, nurse) offered to them when Marina graduated from Radcliffe in the 1950s.

 
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