Mary Lindemann

Past President

Mary Lindemann is professor of history and chair of the Department of History at the University of Miami, where she has taught since 2004 and where she offers courses on the history of early modern European, urban, and medical history.  She was previously professor of history at Carnegie Mellon University.  She earned her BA, MA, and PhD at the University of Cincinnati.  She has held a number of grants and fellowships, including, among others, from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, the NEH, the Fulbright Foundation, the Humboldt and Thyssen Foundations in Germany and has been a resident fellow at the Davis Center (Princeton), the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study, and the Herzog August Bibliothek in Wolfenbüttel.  She was President of the German Studies Association from 2017-2018 and of the Frühe Neuzeit Interdisziplinär (Early Modern German Interdisciplinary Studies Association) in 1999. Her books examine and analyze various aspects of the early modern world, including medicine, commerce and trade, politics, and, most recently, post-war societies.