Ph.D. Esther Delia Brunauer (Caukin-Brunauer)

Title: Ph.D.
Prename: Esther Delia
Surname: Brunauer (Caukin-Brunauer)
Name of birth: Caukin
Birthday: 07/07/1901
Place of birth: Jackson, CA
Date of death: 06/26/1959
Place of death: Evanston, IL
Married since: 31.07.1934
Married to: Stephen Brunauer
Profession husband: Chemist
Children: Two daughters
Education: 1924 B.A. Mills College; 1925 M.A. Stanford University; 1926–27 American Association of University Women (AAUW) Margaret Maltby scholarship for doctoral studies; 1927 doctorate (European history and international politics), Stanford University; 1932–33 Carl Schurz Foundation scholarship for studies in Berlin
Career: 1927–44 research associate at the AAUW and secretary to the Committee for International Relations; in this role 1933–44 responsible for the AAUW refugee aid; 1944 international security and international organizations consultant in the US State Department; 1946 US representative on the UNESCO preparatory commission; 1952 denounced and suspended by Senator McCarthy; 1953–59 associate director of the Film Council of America and editor of schoolbooks in Chicago
Memberships: AAUW; American Historical Association (AHA)
Biographical literature: Durward Howes, *American Women. The Official Who’s Who Among the Women of the Nation* (Los Angeles: Richard Blank, 1939); Susan Levine, *Degrees of Equality. The American Association of University Women and the Challenge of Twentieth-Century Feminism* (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1995), 55–61; Betty Miller Unterberger, “Esther Delia Caukin Brunauer,” in *Notable American Women: The Modern Period. A Biographical Dictionary*, ed. Barbara Sicherman and Carol Hurd Green (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1980), 114–16; [American National Biography Online, Esther Brunauer](
Major works: *The National Revolution in Germany, 1933* (Washington D.C.: International Relations Office, AAUW, 1933); *National Defense: Institutions, Concepts, and Policies* (New York: The Womans Press, 1937); *Has America Forgotten? Myths and Facts about World Wars I and II* (Washington, D.C.: American Council on Public Affairs, 1941)