Profile 

Dalia Leinarte is Professor of History and Chairperson of the UN CEDAW Committee. Leinarte writes extensively on women and family in Imperial Russia, and former Soviet Union. She is an author of The Lithuanian Family in its European Context, 1800-1914: Marriage, Divorce and Flexible Communities (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017) and Adopting and Remembering Soviet Reality: Life Stories of Lithuanian Women, 1945–1970 (Brill, 2010). She previously won a Fulbright award (2002-2003) and American Association of University Women (AAUW) international scholarship (2005 - 2006).

Current occupation/positions held:

UN CEDAW Committee, Chairperson

Degrees and Honours:

Professor of History

Publications:

The Lithuanian Family in its European Context, 1800-1914: Marriage, Divorce and Flexible Communities. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017

The History of the Family, vol. 4, no 20, 2015. Cohabitation in Europe: a Revenge of History? Introduction & eds. Dalia Leinarte and Jan Kok. New York: Routledge, 2017

Dalia Leinarte, Kelly Hignett, Melanie Ilic , Corina Snitar and Eszter Zsofia Toth. Women’s Experiences of Repression in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, London: Routledge, 2017

The Soviet Past in the Post-Soviet Present, Introduction and eds Melanie Ilic, Dalia Leinarte. New York: Routledge, 2015

Adopting and Remembering Soviet Reality: Life Stories of Lithuanian Women, 1945–1970. Amsterdam, New York: Brill, 2010