PRINCETON, N.J. - The first woman to hold a tenured faculty position at Princeton University has died. Sociologist Suzanne Keller was 83.
The New Jersey university announced yesterday that Keller died of a stroke Dec. 9 in Miami.
Keller went to Princeton as a visiting lecturer in 1966. She was appointed to a tenured professorship in 1968, a year before Princeton enrolled its first undergraduate female students. She retired in 2004.
Her research topics included social stratification, community life and elites and leadership.