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Author. Speaker. 
Founder. Host.

Jason Steinhauer served as founding director of the

Lepage Center for History in the Public Interest; is a

Senior Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute; a contributor to TIME and CNN; a past editorial board member of The Washington Post "Made By History" section; and a Presidential Counselor of the

National WWII Museum.

In 2020, he founded the History Club on Clubhouse, which he hosts weekly. The show has 100,000 followers and averages 2,500 participants per week. In 2021, he founded the first cryptocurrency devoted to history, $JASON coin. The coin will be used to provide grants for history education.

 

In 2014, he coined the term "History Communicators" and has worked with colleagues worldwide to found the new field of History Communication. His forthcoming book examines how history gets communicated on the World Wide Web.

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Speaking

Advising policymakers
Advising policymakers

Paris, France, on fake news and misinformation

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Public lectures
Public lectures

National Book Festival, Library of Congress

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Invited talks & workshops
Invited talks & workshops

At Academia.edu on History Communication

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Writing

Innovating

A new field that integrates media training, media literacy & communications scholarship into history curricula

Infusing more historical scholarship into journalism by bringing historians and journalists into closer collaboration

Fun & engaging YouTube videos--with footnotes!-- that communicate historical scholarship to new audiences

Bringing history into Silicon Valley to deepen our understanding of divisive issues & improve civil discourse

Kind tweets (by others)

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