Susanne Hoeber Rudolph, Political scientist, Died at 85

Professor Susanne Hoeber Rudolph was born in 1930 and died on December 23, 2015.

She was an American author, political thinker and educationist.

Rudolph was a William Benton Distinguished Service Professor Emerita at the University of Chicago and is actively interested in Politics, Political Economy and Political Sociology of South Asia, State Formation, Max Weber and the Politics of Category and Culture.

Herself and her husband was honored by the Government of India, in 2014, for their contribution to wards literature and education, by bestowing on them the third highest civilian award, the Padma Bhushan.

Her husband was Lloyd I. Rudolph, they had three children; Jenny, Amelia, Matthew and Susanne.

Susanne was the daughter of Johannes Höber and Elfriede Fischer Höber, whom attended the Heidelberg University.

Her parents was Professors in the same field.

Her family move to Philadelphia when she was nine yrs old, to escape the Nazis.

Susanne gained her college education at Sarah Lawrence College from where she obtained her BA in 1951 which she followed with an MA from Harvard University in 1953.

Rudolph and her husband joined the University of Chicago in 1964 where she still works as the William Benton Distinguished Service Professor Emerita of Political Science.

She also gained India Abroad Friend of India Award.

so many other recognized work by her will continue to contribute great help in her field to many others.

Susanne Hoeber Rudolph passed away at 85 yrs old.