Chris Lezotte and her 1967 Ford Shelby Mustang





A Motor City native, Chris Lezotte spent much of her past life in the ad business as a VP Creative Group Supervisor, creating award-winning commercials for clients such as Buick and GMC Truck. After exiting her advertising career, Chris completed a Master's degree in Women's and Gender Studies at Eastern Michigan University in 2009, followed by a PhD in American Culture Studies at Bowling Green State University in 2015 [at the age of 66!] Chris was awarded a 2015-2016 Center for Popular Culture Studies Research Fellowship at BGSU and has recently been accepted into the National Coalition of Independent Scholars [NCIS]. Both of these appointments have provided her with the opportunity to continue her groundbreaking research on the subject of women and cars. A resident of Ann Arbor, Michigan, Chris can often be spotted driving her [slightly hot-rodded] 1949 Ford Coupe, her [tribute] 1967 Ford Shelby Mustang, or her [very fast] 2015 VW Golf R.