|Alma mater||Barnard College (1978)|
Princeton University (1984)
|Notable awards||Thomas Henry Pentland Molson Prize|
Lynne Viola is a scholar on the Soviet Union. She is a professor at the University of Toronto and has written four books and 30 articles. In 2014, she was inducted into the Royal Society of Canada. In 2018, she was the recipient of the Thomas Henry Pentland Molson Prize. In 2019, she was awarded a Killam Prize.
- Education News Canada website. "U of T's Lynne Viola, one of world's leading scholars on the Soviet Union, wins prestigious Molson Prize", 21 June 2018. Accessed 11 September 2018.
- "U of T researchers awarded Killam Prizes for contributions to humanities, health sciences". University of Toronto News. Retrieved 27 April 2019.