Ellen Schrecker, John Schrecker, and Jung-Feng Chiang

Ellen Schrecker

Ellen Wolf Schrecker, Ph.D. (born August 4, 1938) is a professor of American history at Yeshiva University. She graduated magna cum laude from Radcliffe College in 1960 and earned her M.A. in 1962 and her doctorate in 1974, both from Harvard University. She has taught at Harvard, Princeton, New York University, the New School for Social Research, and Columbia. From 1998 to 2002, Schrecker was the editor of Academe, the journal of the American Association of University Professors.

Schrecker's best known book is “Many Are the Crimes: McCarthyism in America,” published in 1998, as well as a very well regarded Chinese cookbook, “Mrs. Chiang’s Szechwan Cookbook - Szechwan Home Cooking,” in 1976. She is also the author of The Lost Soul of Higher Education: Corporatization, the Assault on Academic Freedom, and the End of the American University.

John Schrecker

John Schrecker is a Professor of History Emeritus at Brandeis University in Waltham, MA

Jung-Feng Chiang

Jung-feng Chiang was born December 12, 1926 in Chengdu, Sichuan province, China.  She came to Taiwan between 1948 and 1950.

Subsequently she came to the United States in 1971 and worked for John and Ellen Schrecker until 1975. She became a naturalized citizen in New York on August 29, 1979 and continues to live in New York City.