Humanities 2020 Mellon Foundation Grant

Cristina Groeger

Cristina Groeger is an Assistant Professor of History at Lake Forest College and Chair of the Urban Studies minor program. Her research focuses on the history of education, labor, and urban politics in the modern United States. She has partnered with the Society for Architectural Historians (SAH) to develop, in conjunction with Lake Forest College students, content for the Archepedia encyclopedia website featuring historical sites in the Chicago built environment, as well as on a SAH Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Summer Institute (scheduled for 2022), leading a session on urban housing, race, and inequality. She has also served as faculty advisor for history interns at the Chicago History Museum.