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Adam Bierstedt: MA in Viking and Medieval Norse Studies from the University of Iceland and Twitch and YouTube streamer.

Adrienne Brown: Research Assistant at the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society at LMU Munich.

Alexander Berner: City historian, Monheim am Rhein, Germany.

Andrea Lorenz: Researcher, Social Media History project, University of Hamburg, Germany.

Anna Meneghini: Mediator and Brand Ambassador, The Human Safety Net in Venice, Italy.

Astrid Soetewey: Program Coordinator Leadership in Culture, University of Antwerp in Belgium.


Bram de Ridder (@bramderidder89): Founder of the Corvus Historical Consultancy in Belgium and researcher in applied history at KU Leuven.

Brian Martin: Owner and principal consultant, Perspective + Planning + Performance.

Brian Wolly: Digital Editorial Director at Smithsonian Magazine.


Casey Donahue: Edwin Beinecke Jr. Scholar, Masters in History and Foreign Service at Georgetown University.

Casey Wooster (@cawoost): Collections assistant at the Governor’s House Library, St. Augustine, Florida.

Charlotte Lerg (@CharlotteLerg): Historian at the Amerika-Institut at LMU Munich, author of University Diplomacy: Science and Prestige in Transatlantic Relations 1890–1920.

Cindy Olnick: Owner, Cindy Olnick Communications and host of the Save As: NextGen Heritage Conservation podcast.

Cintia Velazquez-Marroni: Museum researcher and consultant, Mexico City.


Daniel Morris: PhD candidate at Liberty University and high school teacher in Southampton County, VA.


Eric Morse: Marketing and Sales Manager, American Association for State and Local History.

Ernesto Capello: Professor of History and Latin American Studies, Macalester College.

Elizabeth Meads: Collections Archivist, Alabama Department of Archives and History.


Frederic Clavert: Assistant Professor, Center for Contemporary and Digital History, University of Luxembourg.


Jason Steinhauer (@JasonSteinhauer): Global Fellow at The Wilson Center, author of History, Disrupted: How Social Media & the World Wide Web Have Changed the Past.

Jan-Christian Wilkening: Research Assistant, Kiel University in Germany.

Jessica Pearson (@PearsonJessL): Associate Professor of History at Macalester College, scholar of decolonization, France and global health.

Johanna Porr Yaun: Orange County (NY) College historian and instructor of Historic Preservation, SUNY Westchester.


Kate Doak Keszler: Social Media Manager for Made By Us.

Kathleen Sykes: Writer, content marketer, social media strategist and newsletter writer at Utah Today’s Deseret News.

Kevin Richardson: Senior Fellow, Halt the Harm Network, independent consultant and climate advocate.


Lauren Rever: PhD candidate at Heidelberg University in Germany.

Lindsay Alissa King (@lindsayaking): Nonprofit development and digital engagement professional.

Lindsay Sarah Krasnoff (@lempika7): Writer, communications consultant, scholar of sports and international diplomacy.

LK Bertram: Associate Professor of History, University of Toronto.


Margaret Furr: Literacy Tutor at The Literacy Lab.

Martha Owen: Heritage Collection Manager, Nappanee Public Library, and host of the Evie’s History Bytes podcast.

Megan Ockerman: Assistant Director of the Olympia Tumwater Foundation.

Michael Stamm: Professor of political and cultural history at Michigan State University.

Michele Lacriola: PhD in Contemporary History, Tour Guide of Rome.

Michelle Walker: Education Manager, Rhode Island Historical Society.


Nathan Lachenmyer: Co-founder at Sitara Systems.

Nobuko Miyairi: Scholarly Communications Consultant, Tokyo, Japan.

Noraleen Young: Staff Archivist at Kappa Alpha Theta Headquarters, Indiana.


Owen Rees (@reeshistory): Lecturer in Ancient History and founder of Bad Ancient, fact-checking claims about the ancient world.


Pamela E. Mack: Associate Professor of History of Science and History of Technology, Clemson University.


Sadiya Akasha: Co-Founder & Director of Product Development at Sitara Systems.

Sam Katz: Documentary filmmaker, History Making Productions.

Sebastien Kleitman: History major, Bates College, Lewiston, Maine.

Scott Abbott: Assistant Director, Delaware Center for Civics Education, University of Delaware.

Stephanie Fuglaar Statz: Senior Historian at History Associates Inc. and public historian.

Stephen Sorensen (@CtruthToday): Educator, content creator, history communicator and publisher of Ctruth blog.

Steven Minniear: Author and historian, Dublin, California.


Thomas Kehrt-Reese: Graduate Associate, Technical University of Munich Think Tank in Munich, Germany.

Tom Seaver: High school history teacher and host of the Biased History Podcast.

Torri Yates-Orr (@TorriYatesOrr): Emmy-Nominated Host/Producer. History Communicator on Instagram and YouTube.

Troy Reeves: Head, Oral History Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries.


Valorie Clark: Writer and host of the Unruly Figures newsletter and podcast.

Victoria Clark: Digital Librarian and musicologist, Le Répertoire international de la presse musicale.


Whitney J. Peterson: Program Manager, CyArk.

Will Mari: Assistant Professor in Media Law, Louisiana State University.

William P. Tatum III: Historian, Dutchess County, New York.

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