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Lynn Yvette Weiner

Lynn Yvette Weiner, American history professor, academic administrator. Fellow National Endowment of the Humanities, 1988. Member American History Association, Organization American Historians (Binkley-Stephenson prize 1995), American Studies Association, League of Women Voters, National Organization of Women.

Background

  • Weiner, Lynn Yvette was born on February 8, 1951 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Charles Mendel and Audrey (Allen) Weiner.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts Michigan, 1972. Master of Arts, Boston University, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, Boston University, 1981.

    Career

    • Research associate Jane Addams papers project University Illinois, Chicago, 1983-1984. Visiting assistant professor Northwestern University, Evanston, 1990-1991. Instructor, lecturer history Roosevelt University, Chicago, 1985-1990, associate professor, 1991-1997, associate dean Arts and Sciences, 1993—2001, professor, since 1997, dean Arts and Sciences, since 2001, interim provost and executive vice president, 2003—2004.

      Executive director Coordinating Committee on Women in History Profession/Conference Group on Women's History, 1989-1991.

    Works

    • Author: From Working Girl to Working Mother: The Female Labor Force in the United States, 1820-1980, 1985 (nominated for Pulitzer prize 1985). Also articles and book reviews.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Member American History Association, Organization American Historians (Binkley-Stephenson prize 1995), American Studies Association, League of Women Voters, National Organization of Women.

    Connections

    • Married Thomas Glenn Moher, May 5, 1974. Children: Andrew Allen, Jeffrey Stephen.
    • father: Charles Mendel Weiner
    • mother: Audrey (Allen) Weiner
    • spouse: Thomas Glenn Moher
    • children: Andrew Allen Weiner
    • Jeffrey Stephen Weiner
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    Born February 8, 1951
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1972
      University Michigan
    • 1975
      Boston University
    • 1981
      Boston University
    • 1983 - 1984
      Research associate, Jane Addams papers project University Illinois
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1985 - 1990
      instructor, history Roosevelt University
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1985 - 1990
      lecturer, history Roosevelt University
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1990 - 1991
      visiting assistant, professor Northwestern University
      Evanston, Illinois, United States
    • 2001
      instructor, history Roosevelt University
    • 2001
      lecturer, history Roosevelt University
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