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ABU-LUGHOD--Janet Lippman. It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Janet Lippman Abu-Lughod on December 14, 2013, at the age of 85 in New York City. Dr. Abu-Lughod joined the Graduate Faculty of The New School for Social Research during the 1986-87 and served as Professor of Sociology for 12 years. A renowned urban sociologist, she published ground-breaking works about Cairo and Rabat, New York, Chicago and Los Angeles. She will be missed by countless colleagues, former students, and readers. A memorial for Dr. Abu-Lughod will be held at The New School in early 2014. David E. Van Zandt, President The New School William Milberg, Dean The New School for Social Research

Published in The New York Times on Dec. 20, 2013