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Lesley Herrmann, Ph.D.

NMAH Board Alumnus; Executive Director, The Gilder Lehrman Institute

Dr. Herrmann is Executive Director of the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. Formerly an assistant professor of Russian literature, she has been an administrator for various not-for-profit organizations in New York City, including Asphalt Green and the Municipal Art Society.  She serves on the boards of the National Council for History Education and of Common-place, the electronic journal of early American history co-sponsored by the Gilder Lehrman Institute and the American Antiquarian Society.  Dr. Herrmann resides in New York City.