Lin's academic background is in Creative Writing and Literature, with a focus on 18th-century writing, theater history, and material culture. She is interested in how people understood and created identity through objects both in life and on the stage. She enjoys writing for the History Program's website, and sharing the chapel’s objects and stories with visitors. Lin has taught college writing for many years, is a poet, freelancer, and blogger, and is building up the notes and stamina to begin a book. She joined the History Program in 2018, and also serves as King's Chapel's verger, overseeing weekly concerts and services. She also loves the shore, learning local ecology, detective fiction, and theater.