Individual Author Record
General InformationFiction Non-Fiction Born: in Chicago, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionSteinberg was born and raised in Chicago. She currently resides in River Forest, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional InformationEllen Steinberg is an anthropological researcher and writer. She teaches as a visiting professor at local colleges, is a past president of Yonah Hadassah, and is vice-president and Chicago-area chair of the Society of Woman Geographers. She lectures and publishes papers on clulinary history.
*''Teach Me: An Ethnography of Adolescent Learning'', International Scholars Publications , 1999*''Irma: A Chicago Woman's Story, 1871-1966'', University of Iowa Press , 2004*''Learning to Cook in 1898: A Chicago Culinary Memoir'', Wayne State University Press, 2007*''From the Jewish Heartland: Two Centuries of Midwest Foodways'', University of Illinois Press, 2011 - written with Jack H. Prost