Linda Lear

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American historian of science and biographer

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According to Wikipedia, Linda Jane Lear is an American historian of science and biographer. Life and career A native of Pittsburgh, Lear received her A.B. from Connecticut College in 1962, following with an A.M. from Columbia University in 1964; she received a Ph.D. in history from George Washington University in 1974. From 1963 until 1965 she chaired the history department of the Vail Deane School, and from 1965 until 1968 held a similar position at the National Cathedral School. An assistant professor at New Mexico State University from 1974 until 1976, she next worked at the American Association of Retired Persons, remaining there until 1978. In that year she joined the faculty of the George Washington University, where she has since served as assistant director of experimental programs and associated professor. She has also worked for the United States Senate, and held a position on the board of directors of Connecticut College, of which she is a Trustee Emeritus. Lear has also been active as a Senior Smithsonian Research Associate, a Beinecke Fellow, and a Senior Research Scholar in History at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Lear married John Nichol in 1974, and is the mother of one son. She is a resident of Bethesda, Maryland and Charleston, South Carolina. She is an amateur horticulturist and collector of botanical art.

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