Linda Keen earned her doctorate from New York University in 1964. She spent a post-doctoral year at the Institute for Advanced Study before coming to CUNY. During her career at CUNY she has held visiting positions at UC Berkeley, Columbia, Boston University and Princeton. Her research is in Teichmuller theory, Kleinian groups and Complex Dynamics. She held an NSF Fellowship for women and has received NSF funding for her research. She has given invited addresses to AMS, MAA and was a Noether lecturer. She was the founding editor of Conformal Geometry and Dynamics and was a Coordinating Editor of PAMS for 10 years. She served as President of AWM in 1984-85 and as Vice President of AMS in 1991-93. She also served as a Trustee of AMS from 1999-2009 and as Associate Treasurer in 2010-11.