Mary Jo Binker

Mary Jo Binker

Adjunct Faculty

U.S. History: Eleanor Roosevelt, Cold War,

 Mary Jo Binker is one of the editors of the Eleanor Roosevelt Papers, a five-volume documentary editing project devoted to ER’s post-White House career (1945-1962). Based at The George Washington University, the project seeks to reconstruct ER’s political record and document her role in human rights movements at home and abroad. Since she joined the staff in 2003, Ms. Binker has served as an editor on the series’ first two volumes.

Selected Publications

The Papers of Eleanor Roosevelt: Volume 1 The Human Rights Years 1945-1948

The Papers of Eleanor Roosevelt Volume 2   The Human Rights Years 1949-1952

A Defense Weapon Known To Be of Value: Servicewomen of the Korean War Era (University Press of New England/Women’s Military Press, 2005)

HerStory: An Oral History Handbook for Collecting Military Women’s Stories, (Military Women’s Press, 20002)


B.A. in communications Oregon State University, 1973
M.A. in American history George Mason University, 2003