Lorna Puttkammer Straus

Professor Emerita, University of Chicago

Lorna Puttkammer Straus is a Professor Emerita in organismal biology and anatomy at the University of Chicago. Lorna served as Assistant Dean and Dean for Students (1967—1982), as Dean of Admissions and as a University Marshal. Lorna’s family has come to Mackinac Island since 1891, and she now lives there full time. She is a strong supporter of natural spaces and historic preservation.  Lorna serves on the Board of Trustees and is Chair of the Health and Medical Board of Advisors of the Mackinac Island Community Foundation.