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teaching public history

Public historians as editors, editors as public historians

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Editors’ Note: This post is part of a series of reflections from winners of NCPH awards in 2022. Constance Schulz is the winner of the Robert Kelley Memorial Award which honors achievements in making history relevant to individuals outside academia. 

What does it mean to have spent a professional lifetime as a public historian? Read More

A Virtual Walking Tour in Decatur, Georgia: Linking Race, History, Community

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I teach a seminar on ethnography and community engagement in Goucher College’s graduate historic preservation program. Last year, I took my students to Baltimore’s Otterbein neighborhood, a historic district and one of the nation’s earliest urban homesteading neighborhoods.[i] The COVID-19 pandemic pushed our summer term online and that meant no class field trip to Baltimore, an annual program tradition. Read More