Lynn Hunt "is Eugen Weber Professor of Modern European History in the History Department at UCLA. Born in Panama and raised in St. Paul, Minnesota, she has her B.A. from Carleton College (1967) and her M.A. (1968) and Ph.D. (1973) from Stanford University. Before coming to UCLA she taught at the University of Pennsylvania (1987-1998) and the University of California, Berkeley (1974-1987)." 
She is a director of the American Council of Learned Societies.
- "Biography", American Council of Learned Societies, Accessed December 2006.