Barbara Lindemann is emerita professor of History and Ethnic Studies at Santa Barbara City College. After earning her PhD in History at UCSB, she enjoyed a 34-year career at SBCC teaching courses in U.S. History, History of American Women, and History of Immigration to the U.S., among others. She served as Academic Senate President and was honored as Faculty Lecturer in 1985. Barbara was a founding member of the Santa Barbara Chapter of the National Organization for Women, and of the Santa Barbara Women’s Political Committee. Since retirement, she has been chair of the Planned Parenthood Central Coast Action Fund Board, of the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation Board, and of the Mission Canyon Association Board. Barbara is a fifth-grade teaching docent in public schools with the Community Arts Music Association. She is a longtime supporter and volunteer for the Community Environmental Council and was a member of the Partnership Council for five years.