Kathleen Murphy Skolnik holds a Master of Arts Degree in Art History from the University of Illinois at Chicago where her area of specialization was architectural history. She teaches art and architectural history at Roosevelt University in Chicago and contributed to the Chicago Architects Oral History Project of the Art Institute of Chicago. 
Kathleen is the author of the building descriptions in The Architecture of Harry Weese by Robert Bruegmann (Norton, 2010), editor of the Chicago Art Deco Society Magazine and author of numerous articles on Art Deco-related topics. 
Her new book The Art Deco Murals of Hildreth Meière, co-authored with Catherine Coleman Brawer, will be published by Andrea Monfried Editions in spring 2014.