Dr. Lee A. Farrow is a native of Louisiana and received her Ph.D. in Russian History from Tulane University. She moved to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1999 to begin work at Auburn University at Montgomery.
During her time at AUM, she has served as Associate Dean of the School of Liberal Arts, Director of the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, and is currently Chair of the Department of History, World Languages and Cultures. She holds the rank of Professor and the title of Distinguished Teaching Professor. She has published five books and many articles on the subject of Russian history and, in particular, on the history of Russian-American relations.