Elizabeth Lynn

Elizabeth Lynn founded the Project on Civic Reflection at Valparaiso University in 1998, with support from Lilly Endowment, and guided its evolution into a national resource center for reflective discussion about service, philanthropy and civic engagement. She is now a Senior Research Fellow in Humanities and Civic Life atValparaiso University, examining the role of the humanities in American life, with special attention to the public humanities movement of the last fifty years. Elizabethis honored to serve on the board of Indiana Humanities, the advisory board of the Lake Institute on Faith and Giving at the Center on Philanthropy at IndianaUniversity, and the Valparaiso Board of Zoning Appeals. A former Mellon Fellow in the Humanities, she received a PhD with distinction in Religion and Literature from the University of Chicago and is the co-editor of The Civically Engaged Reader.