Tiersten, Lisa 1959-

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TIERSTEN, Lisa 1959-

PERSONAL:

Born December 5, 1959, in New York, NY; daughter of Martin and Judith (Saed) Tiersten; married Ingmar Nyman, May 6, 1989; children: Erik. Education: University of Massachusetts—Amherst, B.A., 1979; Yale University, M.A., 1995, M.Phil., 1996, Ph.D., 1991. Politics: Democrat. Religion: Jewish.

ADDRESSES:

Home—438 West 116th St., No. 31, New York, NY 10027. Office—Department of History, Barnard College, 3009 Broadway, New York, NY 10027. E-mail—[email protected].

CAREER:

Barnard College, New York, NY, assistant professor of history, 1993—.

MEMBER:

American Historical Association, Historical Society (fellow).

WRITINGS:

Marianne in the Market: Envisioning Consumer Society in Fin-de-Siècle France, University of California Press (Berkeley, CA), 2001.

WORK IN PROGRESS:

The Capitalist Imagination: Business Culture in Europe, 1880-1920.

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