Lindsay M. Chervinsky is a presidential historian and a senior fellow at the Center for Presidential History at Southern Methodist University.
She is the author of The Cabinet: George Washington and the Creation of an American Institution (Harvard, 2020) and the forthcoming Making the Presidency: John Adams and the Precedents That Forged the Republic (Oxford, 2024).
She is also the co-editor of Mourning the Presidents: Loss and Legacy in American Culture (Virginia, 2023).
Social media: @lmchervinsky.
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