Lizzie Ehrenhalt

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Lizzie Ehrenhalt, the editor of MNopedia, is a public historian who specializes in the history of gender and sexuality. She has a master's degree in archives management from the University of Michigan, a master's certificate in museum studies from the University of Michigan, and a bachelor's degree in gender studies and Latin from Oberlin College. With Tilly Laskey, she is a co-editor of Precious and Adored: The Love Letters of Rose Cleveland and Evangeline Whipple, 1890‒1918 (Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2019). Her article "'Curious and Romantic Sensation': Sex, Fraud, and Celebrity in the Leon A. Belmont Case of 1880" appeared in Minnesota History 67, no. 5 (Spring 2021) and won the Theodore C. Blegen Award. As a part of the Minnesota Historical Society’s research department as well as the Minnesota Historical Society Press, she has delivered presentations on public history to a wide range of audiences, including the American Historical Association, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, the National Council of Public History, Twin Cities Public Television, radio station KFAI, the Minnesota VA Office of Management, and the Office of Minnesota Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan. She is at work on a book for the University of Minnesota Press.