Elizabeth Reck

Occupation: social worker, educator
Born: Winston-Salem, North Carolina, June 17, 1931
Education:
Student, Salem Academy, 1945—1948
Student, Wellesley College, Massachusetts, 1949
BA, Duke University, 1952
MRE, Union Theological Seminary, 1957
MSW, Tulane University, 1966
PhD, Tulane University, 1972
Certification:
Cert. social worker, Louisiana
Career:
Professor emeritus, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2000—
Member faculty senate, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1972—1988
Coordinator Industrial Social Work Program, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1982—1988
Associate professor, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1972—2000
Instructor School Social Work, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1966—1972
Head teacher primary department, Riverside Church, New York City, 1957—1960
Field director undergrad. admissions, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1952—1953
Awards:
Grantee National Institute of Mental Health, Summer Institute grantee National Endowment Humanities, 1982; Newcomb College fellow, 1989-2002.
Civic:
Non-govtl. organization rep. UNICEF, World Federation Mental Health, 1957—63; consultant to vice president community affairs WETA, Washington, 1979; consultant Office Special Symposia and Seminars, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, 1979-86; treasurer New York Junior League, 1961-62, vice president, 1962-63; board directors Community Vol. Services, New Orleans, 1965-68; member professional adv. committee Project Pre-Kindergarten, Orleans Parish School Board, New Orleans, 1967-69; member adv. board DePaul Community Mental Health Center, New Orleans, 1971-72; member citizens adv. committee Orleans Parish Juvenile Court, New Orleans, 1970-73; member Council on Social Work Education Task Force on Prevention, 1981-87; member New Orleans Women’s Coalition Task Force on Employers and Working Parents, 1985-90; member medical social services subcom. Mayor’s Adv. Committee on Domestic Violence, 1995-96; vice president Torre Realty Board, 1996-2006, director, officer, 2006-14, Moravian Church, Winston Salem, North Carolina.
Memberships:
Member American Association of University Women (Tulane Corp. rep. 1990-2000), National Association of Social Workers (board director Louisiana chapter 1987-89), American Association of University Professors (treasurer Tulane chapter 1984-86, 88-91, executive committee 1991-95, vice president New Orleans chapter 1996), World Federation Mental Health, Council Social Work Education, Tulane University Women’s Association (vice president 1996-97, president 1997-98, board member 2006-07), Phi Beta Kappa (Tulane chapter executive committee 1990-2002, president Tulane chapter 1991, regional secretary 1994—2002), Wachovia Hist. Society life), Cherokee Moravian Hist. Society
Family:
Daughter of Vernon Clark and Mary (Pfohl) Lassiter; Married Mottram Peter Torre, April 13, 1957 (deceased); Married Andrew Joseph Reck, June 17, 1987.
Biography Source(s):
Who’s Who in America
Who’s Who in America – 2016, 70th Edition (pub. 2016)
Who’s Who in America – 2015, 69th Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in America – 2014, 68th Edition (pub. 2013)
Who’s Who in America – 2013, 67th Edition (pub. 2012)
Who’s Who in America – 2012, 66th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in America – 2011, 65th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who in America – 2010, 64th Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who in America – 2009, 63rd Edition (pub. 2008)
Who’s Who in America – 2008, 62nd Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in America – 2007, 61st Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in the South and Southwest
Who’s Who in the South and Southwest – 1999-2000, 26th Edition (pub. 1998)
Who’s Who in the World
Who’s Who in the World – 2016, 33rd Edition (pub. 2016)
Who’s Who in the World – 2015, 32nd Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in the World – 2014, 31st Edition (pub. 2013)
Who’s Who in the World – 2013, 30th Edition (pub. 2012)
Who’s Who in the World – 2012, 29th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in the World – 2011, 28th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who in the World – 2010, 27th Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who in the World – 2009, 26th Edition (pub. 2008)
Who’s Who in the World – 2008, 25th Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who of American Women
Who’s Who of American Women – 2010-2011, 28th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who of American Women – 2008-2009, 27th Edition (pub. 2008)
Who’s Who of American Women – 2007, 26th Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who of American Women – 2006-2007, 25th Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who of American Women – 1997-1998, 20th Edition (pub. 1997)
Who’s Who of American Women – 1991-1992, 17th Edition (pub. 1991)
Who’s Who of American Women – 1989-1990, 16th Edition (pub. 1988)
Who’s Who of American Women – 1987-1988, 15th Edition (pub. 1986)

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