About Linzy

Linzy earned an M.A. and a Ph.D. in History from Harvard University and was the two-time recipient of the Derek Bok Center Prize for distinction in teaching. She has won prestigious research fellowships from the American Antiquarian Society, the Massachusetts Historical Society, the Library Company of Philadelphia, and the American Association of University Women. She writes broadly on the period of the American Revolution, founders, fashion, consumer culture, and women in history.

She is an engaging speaker who leads History Institutes and Seminars for K-12 teachers around the country. Seminar themes have included the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson, Early American Women, Antebellum Material Culture, American Masculinity and Fashion. She is currently an Associate Professor of History and Director of Gender & Sexuality Studies at Stonehill College, and founding Project Director of Teaching History with Hamilton. She lives in the cradle of the American Revolution, between Lexington and Concord, with her husband and two young daughters.

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