Sharon Leon has a PhD in American Studies from the University of Minnesota. Her research deals with US History in the Twentieth Century, with a focus on US Catholicism. She teaches generally about racial formation, gender politics and religion. As Director of Public Projects at the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, she handles most of the Center’s collaborations with cultural heritage institutions. In addition to several efforts that are in the beginning stages of development, she is currently directing work on the following projects:

In the past, she has taken a leadership role in the following projects: