Diana Carlin

Douglas County Historical Society President

Diana is a retired KU professor of communication studies and former administrator and a professor emerita of communication at Saint Louis University. Dr. Carlin is known for her work on presidential debates and women in politics. She is active in the Lawrence community through Sister Cities Lawrence, Lawrence Rotary Club,and Lawrence Breakfast Optimist Club and is frequent speaker for community groups on women’s history and presidential history. She developed her love of history and museums as a child through family visits to museums and historic sites. She is in her second year on the Board and serves as Secretary.