Inaugural director of $10 million center that brings history to bear on contemporary global issues

Program Specialist, The John W. Kluge Center, Library of Congress

Managed programs and communications for the scholars center inside the Library of Congress

Liaison Specialist, Veterans History Project, Library of Congress

Collected the stories of America's war veterans for the nation's largest oral history project

Assistant Curator, Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

Exhibits "New York: City of Refuge" and award-winning "Ours to Fight For: American Jews in the Second World War"

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Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Research Institute (current)

Senior Fellow at the nation's top-rated small think

Expert, U.S. Department of State (current)

Exchanges with embassies around the world as part of U.S. State Department programs

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History Communication (current)

Founder and creator of international effort to create new sub-field of History

International Network for History and Policy (current)

Founding member of international network dedicated to infusing history into policymaking

Open Scholarship Initiative (current)

Summit group member of UNESCO-backed effort to make academic journal scholarship more accessible


Invited participant in initiative to alter value structures in the humanities

Oral History Association 50th anniversary

Task force to commemorate OHA's 50th anniversary

National History Day

Judge for national competition and sponsor of Philadelphia National History Day


Judge for MUSE technology awards of the American Alliance of Museums

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Editorial Board, "Made by History," The Washington Post (current)

Editorial board for The Washington Post's history blog, "Made by History" section

Presidential Counselors, The National WWII Museum (current)

Counselor to the President and CEO of the National World War Museum

Providing scholarships and mentoring to immigrant students

Advocating for oral history from New York through Virginia

Program Commitee of the National History Center, a project of the American Historical Association

Editorial Board, H-OralHist

Board member for H-Net Listserv devoted to oral history

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Society of American Archivists

Full-day history communication workshop for the Society of American Archivists

American Association for State and Local History

Half-day history communication workshop for the American Association for State and Local History

University of Michigan

Half-day history communication workshop at the University of Michigan

Future of History in the Liberal Arts

Two-day workshop sponsored by the American Association of Liberal Arts Colleges


Webinar on building your scholarly reputation

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Past projects

Museo Judio de Sosua

Created the archive of the Jewish museum in Sosua, Dominican Republic