About this site

This website is a work in progress!

This website is a work in progress. It will be continually updated with resources, links, news and information as they become available and content creators are able.

Have suggestions on how to improve it? Please send them!

The site was assembled by Kathryn Cramer Brownell, Assistant Professor of History at Purdue University; Charisse L’Pree, assistant professor of communications at the Newhouse School at Syracuse University; and Jason Steinhauer, public historian in Washington, D.C. and program specialist at The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress. It was graciously and expertly designed by Jaime McClennen, graduate student at the Newhouse School.

Below is a list of individuals and institutions who have contributed to the creation of the field of history communication.

Individuals (listed alphabetically):

  • Richard Anderson, PhD Candidate, Princeton University
  • Yoni Appelbaum, senior editor at The Atlantic
  • Ed Ayers, President Emeritus, University of Richmond
  • Vincent Brown, Historian, Harvard University
  • Kathryn Cramer Brownell, Assistant Professor of History, Purdue University
  • Michael Caires, Post-doctoral fellow and Nau Center affiliated faculty member, University of Virginia
  • Julio Capo, Assistant Professor of History, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Nathaniel Comfort, historian of recent science, Johns Hopkins University
  • Liz Covart, Host, Ben Franklin’s World
  • Ambassador Carolyn Curiel, executive director of the Purdue Institute for Civic Communication
  • John Dichtl, President & CEO, American Association for State and Local History
  • Tony Field, producer, Backstory Radio
  • Julie Golia, Director of Public History, Brooklyn Historical Society
  • Christopher Graham, Mellon Curator, American Civil War Museum
  • Jim Grossman, Executive Director, American Historical Association
  • Jennifer Hart, Assistant Professor of African History, Wayne State University
  • Nicole Hemmer, Assistant Professor at the Miller Center of Public Affairs
  • Claire Jerry, Curator, Division of Political History, Smithsonian National Museum of American History
  • Jessica Johnson, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Dane Kennedy, Director, National History Center
  • Jill Lepore, Historian, Harvard University
  • Charisse L’Pree, assistant professor of communications, Syracuse University
  • Shola Lynch, documentary filmmaker
  • Amanda Lyons, Visuals for Change
  • Marla Miller, Director of the Public History Program, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Amanda Moniz, Assistant Director, National History Center
  • Eric Olson, Outreach Coordinator for the PressForward project, George Mason University
  • Rebecca Onion, History writer, Slate.com
  • Christian Ostermann, Director of the History and Public Policy Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
  • Emily Redman, Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Samuel Redman, Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Stephen Robertson, Professor and Director, Roy Rosenzweig Center for History & New Media, George Mason University
  • Lily Rothman, Editor, TIME.com/history
  • Malgorzata Rymsza-Pawlowska,  Associate Director Public History Graduate Program, American University
  • Eric Schulze, Science Communicator
  • Cathy Stanton, Senior Lecturer, Tufts University
  • Jason Steinhauer, program specialist, The John W. Kluge Center
  • Jamia Wilson, Executive Director, Women, Action & the Media
  • Jennifer Young, Education Manager, New-York Historical Society

Institutions & Organizations (listed alphabetically):

  • American Association for State & Local History
  • American Historical Association
  • National Council on Public History
  • National History Center
  • Purdue University
  • Smithsonian Digital Studio
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst

History communication is an emerging and evolving discipline, and it is intended that this website will emerge and evolve along with it. Thank you for your interest, and join the movement! #histcomm on Twitter.

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