Lynn Weiner

Lynn is University Historian and Professor of History at Roosevelt University of Chicago, where she was also dean of the College of Arts & Sciences for 12 years. Her undergraduate degree in history is from the University of Michigan and she holds a Ph.D. in American Studies from Boston University. She also serves on the boards of the Center of New Deal Studies and the Chicago Metro History Education Center.

Her publications include two books—one on working women's history in the U.S and the other a photo history of Roosevelt University. She has also published a variety of journal and book articles looking at the histories of baby books, the depiction of families at Disney World, women hoboes, the iconography of FDR, women's labor history historic sites and the La Leche League.

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