Laura A. Weinstein

Adjunct Professor in the Department of History, Queens College, City University of New York

Queens College Advisor Dr. Weinstein earned her PhD in Irish History from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has worked as a historical consultant for a number of organizations, and she has taught a wide range of students at organizations including the Irish-American Heritage Center, the Newberry Library, UW-Madison, and several elite independent schools.

Her research interests focus on issues of gender, crime, and nationalism on the island of Ireland. She has published articles in "Eire-Ireland," a journal of Irish studies, and with the Washington Post's series "Made By History."

Outside of work she is passionate about animal welfare, baking new kinds of bread, knitting, and tennis. Fun fact: Dr. Weinstein once worked as a recording engineer for punk bands.

Experience

  • –present
    Adjunct Professor of History, Queens College, City University of New York