Emily Lieb, PhD

Emily Lieb

Assistant Professor of History

PhD, U.S. History, Columbia University

Areas of Expertise

Black History, U.S. History, Urban History


Emily Lieb, assistant professor, has been teaching in the Matteo Ricci College since 2007. She has an A.B. 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.