Elizabeth Warren is a retired college professor of Political Science who continues to find the study of government exciting. Of particular interest today are the changes that are occurring in American society and their impact on our government's policies. Warren took her graduate work fifteen years after receiving her B.A. degree in History from Bryn Mawr College. She received her Master's degree from the University of Kansas and concluded her work for the doctorate in Political Science at the University of Nebraska. She also went into active politics in local government, serving as a Trustee and then Mayor of the Village of Glencoe, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. She has published books on subjects as disparate as the impact of the Gautreaux v Chicago Housing Authority court decision and the relationships between religion and politics. She also wrote a biography of a 19th Century Quaker who was a leader in the development of the Society of Friends in the Midwest. Warren's husband was a Sears executive, and she has four grown daughters.