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Dr. Lindsay M. Chervinsky

Scholar in Residence and Senior Fellow, Institute for Thomas Pain Studies at Iona College and the International Center for Jefferson Studies

Dr. Lindsay M. Chervinsky is an expert on the cabinet, presidential history, and U.S. government institutions. She is currently Scholar in Residence at the Institute for Thomas Paine Studies at Iona College and Senior Fellow at the International Center for Jefferson Studies.

Previously, she was a historian at the White House Historical Association and a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Presidential History at Southern Methodist University.

She received her B.A. in history and political science from the George Washington University, and completed her masters and Ph.D. from the University of California, Davis. She is the author of the award-winning The Cabinet: George Washington and the Creation of an American Institution, which was published by Harvard University Press in April 2020. Her work has been published in the Washington Post, TIME, USA Today, The Hill, Governing, and more.

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State Expertise: National
Speaks: English

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