Ann and Mary Lee


September 10, 1940 in Rio Grande Valley of Texas and raised in Dallas


1968 hired by Parkland College to teach U.S. History and Women's Studies

2001 retired from Parkland College as Professor of History and Women's Studies

2002 after retirement continued as Director of the Office of Women's Programs and Services

2003 Retired as Director of the Office of Women's Programs at Parkland College

"Love of My Life for the Rest of My Life"

Ann Isenberg

Community Leadership

85% Coalition Co-Founder, 1999 to the Present

Board of Directors, Greater Community AIDS Project, 1998 – 2003

Women Against Racism, Co-Founder, 1997- 2003

Women for Habitat for Humanity Steering Committee, 1997 – 2000

Board of Directors, Grand Prairie Friends, 1991 – 1994

K-12 Champaign County Women's History Essay Contest Organizing Committee, 1986-1987

A Woman's Place of Champaign, organizer and Board member, 1972 – 1983

Women Rising in Resistance, Founder and National Coordinator, 1983 to the Present

Susan B. Anthony Memorial Committee, Co-founder, 1982 – 2003

Grassroots Group of Second Class Citizens, Co-founder, 1981 – 1992

Mary Lee in the News

Bright Side: She Won't Shy From Controversy
One Clover and a Bee
Champaign County Ordinance Prohibits Discrimination
Articles about 85% Coalition Work
Women's History Month Tribute


Post-masters, Department of History, University of Texas, Austin, Texas, 1964-1968

M.A., History, University of Texas, Austin, Texas, 1964

B.A., History and English, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, 1962, Phi beta Kappa, Cum Laude

Courses Taught at Parkland College

History of Western Civilization

U.S. History from 1865 to the Present

Twentieth Century U.S. History

U.S. Women's History

The American Revolution

U.S. History to 1865

Classes Taught At Christ Church College

U.S. History 1865 to present

Classes Taught At the University of Texas

U.S. History to 1865

U.S. History from 1865 to the present