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Thinking & 

writing on the

role of history in public life

Jason Steinhauer served as inaugural 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; an editorial board member of The Washington Post's "Made By History" section; and an adviser to the National WWII Museum.

 

In 2014 he coined the term "History Communicators" and has worked with colleagues worldwide to create 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

Public lectures
Public lectures

National Book Festival, Library of Congress

Invited talks & workshops
Invited talks & workshops

At Academia.edu on History Communication

Writing

To play, press and hold the enter key. To stop, release the enter key.

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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