Sheila Brennan

Sheila Brennan: Sheila is the Associate Director of Public Projects division and Research Assistant Professor in the Department of History and Art History. She manages many current and legacy digital projects at RRCHNM. She completed her Ph.D. in U.S. history at Mason in 2010. She earned her Bachelor's degree from Bates College and Master's from the University of Notre Dame in American Studies. Prior to coming to RRCHNM in 2005, she worked as the Director of Education and Public Programs at the U.S. Navy Museum in Washington, DC for seven years. Her research interests include public history, digital history, how museums use the web and digital platforms, museums and material culture, popular collecting practices in the U.S., and late-19th and early-20th-century cultural history. She has co-authored essays on teaching the history of technology, doing oral history in the digital age, and on the challenges of online collecting projects. Additionally, two of her essays appear in edited collections published by the Smithsonian Institution Press. She has made several presentations on digital history, digital tools, online collecting and archiving, and postal history. Her dissertation, Stamping American Memory: Stamp Collecting in the U.S. 1880s-1930s, was awarded the 2010 Moroney Prize for Scholarship in Postal History. In 2012, she was awarded the University of Michigan Press-HASTAC Prize for Digital Humanities to create a new web project, Stamping American Memory. She blogs at: Lot 49. When not working, she enjoys cooking, eating, and talking about food, and playing outside.

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Ken Albers

Web Developer

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Steve Barnes

Project Director, Gulag: Many Days, Many Lives

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Jordan Bratt

DH Fellow

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Sheila Brennan

Associate Director of Public Projects

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Megan R. Brett

Digital History Associate

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Faolan Cheslack-Postava

Zotero Developer

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Kevin Clark

Affiliated faculty

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John Flatness

Web Developer

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Miriam Forman-Brunell

Affiliated faculty

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Christopher Hamner

Editor-in-Chief, Papers of the War Department

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Ben Hurwitz

DH Fellow

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Mills Kelly

Associate Director

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Simon Kornblith

Zotero Developer

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Jannelle Legg

DH Fellow

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Sharon Leon

Director of Public Projects

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Ron Martin

Digital History Associate

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Jeny Martinez

Office Manager

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James McCartney

Senior Software Developer

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Jeff McClurken

Affiliated faculty

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Anne McDivitt

DH Fellow

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Amanda Morton

DH Fellow

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Patrick Murray-John

Research Assistant Professor

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Kim Nguyen

Web Designer

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Mike O'Malley

Associate Director

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Anthony Pellegrino

Affiliated faculty

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Erin Peters Burton

Affiliated faculty

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Paula Petrik

Associate Director

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Chris Preperato

Multimedia Developer

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Chris Raymond

Senior Web Designer/
Creative Lead

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Amanda Regan

DH Fellow

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Lisa Rhody

Associate Director of Research

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Jennifer Rosenfeld

Associate Director of Educational Projects

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Roy Rosenzweig

Founder and Director (1950-2007)

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Jim Safley

Software Developer + Metadata Specialist

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Roberto Sanchez

Systems Administrator

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Kelly Schrum

Director of Educational Projects

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Lynne Schrum

Affiliated faculty

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Dan Stillman

Zotero Developer

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Sean Takats

Director of Research

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Stephanie Westcott

Research Assistant Professor