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Lauren Anderson

Associate Director

Lauren Anderson brings expertise in public history and research methods to PVN. Lauren obtained her Master of Arts degree in Public History from University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. Prior to joining PVN, Lauren completed internships with the Minnesota State Historic Preservation Office, City of Minneapolis department of Community Planning and Economic Development, and Washington County Historical Society. Lauren meets the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualification Standards (36 CFR Part 61) in History.

Contact Lauren:


PVN, Minneapolis, MN
Associate Director

City of Minneapolis, Department of Community Planning and Economic Development, Preservation Planning Intern

Minnesota Historical Society, Minnesota State Historic Preservation Office, Intern

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Exhibit Co-Designer

Washington County Historical Society, Intern    

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Graduate Assistant


University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI        

  • Master of Arts in Public History, Summa Cum Laude

Thomas Edison State University, Trenton, NJ

  • Bachelor of Arts, Music, Summa Cum Laude