Archive for June, 2012

Paula Hays Harper, Art Historian, Is Dead at 81

June 27, 2012 | Faculty

Paula Hays Harper, one of the first art historians to bring a feminist perspective to the study of painting and sculpture, and the co-author of a major biography of Camille Pissarro, died on June 3 in Miami. She was 81.

Jack Caulfield, Bearer of a Watergate Message, Dies at 83

June 22, 2012 | Students

Jack Caulfield, a former New York City police detective who died on Sunday in Vero Beach, Fla., at 83, was once a master of dirty tricks for the Nixon White House who had his biggest brush with history in the role of a messenger.

Judith S. Wallerstein, Psychologist Who Analyzed Divorce, Dies at 90

June 22, 2012 | Students

Judith S. Wallerstein, a psychologist who touched off a national debate about the consequences of divorce by reporting that it hurt children more than previously thought, with the pain continuing well into adulthood, died on Monday in Piedmont, Calif. She was 90.

Eugene Ferkauf, 91, Dies; Restyled Retail

June 7, 2012 | Students

Eugene Ferkauf, the founder of the E. J. Korvette chain of discount department stores, whose 1950s strategy of low prices, quick turnover and high volume helped shape today’s retail landscape, died on Tuesday at his home in Manhattan. He was 91.