Linn Cary Mehta, PhD

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Title: Literature Educator
Company: Gallatin School of Individualized Study, New York University
Location: New York, New York, United States

Linn Cary Mehta, PhD, Literature Educator at the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in Teaching.

Dr. Mehta has held her current role since 2012 while continuing her role as a lecturer of the English department at Barnard College in New York. She is also a board secretary for the Wrexham Foundation in Connecticut, which promotes creative and artistic expression in university students. When not fostering younger academics, Dr. Mehta is also an accomplished writer, and the author of “Poetry and the Politics of Decolonization” as well as translator of “Three Beggars and a Rich Man.” She has appeared in the pages of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who in the East, Who’s Who in the World, and Who’s Who of American Women.

A Chicago native by birth, Dr. Mehta attended Yale University to earn a BA in English and French in 1977. She has been a library associate of her alma mater since 2011, among other civic roles. In 1979 she completed a MA in English from the University of Oxford, followed by a MPhil on comparative literature from Columbia University and a PhD in 2004. Dr. Mehta currently holds a seat on the boards of directors of the American Friends of the National Portrait Gallery in London, the Goddard Riverside Community Center, and the New York Society Library. She is also a patron of the performing arts, and has been vice president of the Center for Traditional Music and Dance in New York since 2000.

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