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Lizzie Ehrenhalt

Lizzie Ehrenhalt, the editor of MNopedia, is a public historian who specializes in the history of gender and sexuality. She has a master’s degree in archives management from the University of Michigan, a master’s certificate in museum studies from the University of Michigan, and a bachelor’s degree in gender studies and Latin from Oberlin College. She is a co-editor of Precious and Adored: The Love Letters of Rose Cleveland and Evangeline Whipple, 1890‒1918 (Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2019). Her article “‘Curious and Romantic Sensation'”: Sex, Fraud, and Celebrity in the Leon A. Belmont Case of 1880″ appeared in Minnesota History 67, no. 5 (Spring 2021).