Emily Lieb, PhD

PhD, U.S. History, Columbia University

Adjunct Professor

Phone: 206-296-6107

Building/Room: Casey 130-12


Emily Lieb, assistant professor, has been teaching in the Matteo Ricci Institute since 2007. She has an AB from Brown University and a PhD in U.S. History from Columbia. Classes she teaches include "The Livable City," "Education and the Polity," "Teaching U.S. History," and "The History of Poverty in America."

Professor Lieb is an historian of 20th-century American cities. Her current research focuses on segregation, housing markets, and neighborhood change in Baltimore since the Progressive Era. Her teaching interests also include the histories of American civil-rights movements, public policy, and architecture and the built environment.