- Fulbright Award (1995)
Lynn Struve is an emeritus professor of history in the College of Arts and Sciences and an emeritus professor of East Asian languages and cultures in the Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies at IU Bloomington. She earned a B.A. from the University of Washington in 1967, a M.A. from the University of Michigan in 1969, and a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 1974. Struve joined IU’s faculty in 1977 as an assistant professor of history in the College of Arts and Sciences. She was promoted to associate professor in 1983 and full professor in 1998. In 1994, she was also appointed to the faculty of the Department of East Asian languages and Cultures. During her career at IU, she served as a visiting scholar at the Institute of Modern History at Academia Sinica located in Taipei, Taiwan in 2000. At the end of 2008, Struve retired from IU with the title of professor emeritus of East Asian languages and cultures and of history. Her research interests have included traditional Chinese history, 17th century political and intellectual history, East-West comparative thought, East Asia in world history, and Chinese reference/source materials.
Struve has received a number of awards including a Mellon Fellowship in 1980-1981, a fellowship from the National Program for Advanced Research in the People’s Republic of China in 1983-1984, an American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship in 1988-1989, a Fellowship for Advanced Research in the People's Republic of China from the Committee for Scholarly Communication with the People’s Republic of China in 1991-1992, and a Fulbright Fellowship to conduct research at National Taiwan University in Taipei, Taiwan in 1995. She was also a recipient of the 1998 Teaching Excellence Recognition Award.