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The OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program

Linda K. Kerber

NOTE: Unavailable 2017-2018

Linda K. KerberLinda Kerber is the May Brodbeck Professor in the Liberal Arts and professor of history, emerita, and a lecturer in law at the University of Iowa. A fellow of the American Philosophical Society and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, she is the author of the prizewinning No Constitutional Right to Be Ladies: Women and the Obligations of Citizenship (1998), among other books. A past president of the OAH, the American Historical Association, and the American Studies Association, Kerber conducts workshops on the role of learned societies in the historical profession, developing manuscripts from dissertation to book, and other topics of professional interest. She has also worked on strengthening connections between secondary schools and academic historians and on academic exchanges between the United States and Japan.