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Faculty Biography - Linda Peters

Faculty Biography - Linda Peters

Linda Peters

Linda Peters

Lecturer

B.S.N. University of Illinois, Chicago
M.A. University of Memphis
Ph.D. University of Georgia 

847.635.1950
lpeters@oakton.edu
Room 2430 Des Plaines


Biography

Linda Peters is an architectural historian who writes about Chicago architecture.  Her research and writing leads to designating buildings and districts as Chicago Landmarks or listing them in the National Register of Historic Places.  If she is not on campus you can find her sketching in Grant Park.  Her favorite color is blue.

After earning her B.S. in Nursing from the University of Illinois, Linda Peters received a Ph.D. in Architectural History from the University of Georgia.  She has taught at the University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, Augusta College, Augusta, GA and Woodbury University, Los Angeles, CA.  Currently, she conducts research on historic buildings compiling the information into National Register of Historic Places nominations.

Alumni Profile

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In spite of having a bachelor’s degree, Anita Taylor ’86 wasn’t sure what she wanted to do with her life. She found her niche at Oakton.

 

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