Who We Are

Our team includes scholars, researchers, developers, programmers, designers, project managers, educators, multimedia producers, and graduate and undegraduate students. Our backgrounds include history, English, museum studies, computer science, graphic design, teaching, and journalism.

RRCHNM is part of the Department of History and Art History at George Mason University. Center directors are faculty in the department, and students from the PhD program work as research assistants and undertake practicums as part of the Digital History Fellowship program.

The Center is organized into three divisions: Educational Projects, Public Projects, and Research. RRCHNM is led by Stephen Robertson, the Center Director; division directors Kelly Schrum, Sharon Leon, and Sean Takats; and director of strategic initiatives Sheila Brennan.

Abby MullenProject Manager
Adomas VenčkauskasZotero Developer
Amanda MortonDH Fellow
Amanda ReganDH Fellow
Caroline KelleyUndergraduate Research Assistant
Chris PreperatoMultimedia and Database Manager
Dan StillmanZotero Developer
Faolan Cheslack-PostavaZotero Developer
Gwendolyn WhiteProject Manager
James McCartneySenior Software Developer
Jannelle LeggDH Fellow
Justin BroubalowGraduate Research Assistant
Joshua CatalanoGraduate Research Assistant
Jennifer RosenfeldAssociate Director of Educational Projects
Jim SafleySenior Software Developer + Metadata Specialist
John FlatnessSenior Software Developer
JooAh LeeJunior Developer
Jordan BrattDH Fellow
Julia HofferGrants Administrator
Kelly SchrumDirector of Educational Projects
Ken AlbersSoftware Developer and Project Manager
Kim NguyenWeb Designer
Martynas BagdonasZotero Developer
Megan BrettDigital History Associate
Megan OberOffice Manager
Nate SleeterDigital Teaching and Learning Specialist
Patrick Murray-JohnResearch Assistant Professor
Roberto SanchezSystems Administrator
Roy RosenzweigFounder and Director (1950-2007)
Sara ColliniGraduate Research Assistant
Sean TakatsDirector of Research
Sharon LeonDirector of Public Projects
Sheila BrennanDirector of Strategic Initiatives
Stephanie WestcottResearch Assistant Professor
Tom NajdekZotero Developer

Affiliates

Adam ClulowSenior Scholar
Anthony PellegrinoAffiliated faculty
Christopher HamnerAffiliated faculty
Lincoln MullenAffiliated Faculty
Mike O'MalleyAssociate Director
Mills KellyAssociate Director
Rosemarie ZagarriSenior Scholar
Tom ScheinfeldtAffiliated faculty & Former Director-at-Large

Alumni

Adam RothmanFormer Senior Scholar
Adam TurnerFormer Project Associate, Teaching American History
Alan GevinsonFormer Senior Research Associate
Alaina HarmonFormer Research Assistant
Allison O'ConnorFormer Project Manager
Amanda FrenchFormer THATCamp Coordinator
Amanda ShumanFormer Developer
Ammon ShepherdFormer Associate Director of Technology, Systems Administrator
Andy PriveeFormer Associate Director for Management
Anne McDivittDH Fellow
Ben HurwitzDH Fellow
Ben SchneiderFormer Graduate Research Assistant
Boone GorgesDeveloper
Celeste SharpeFormer GRA
Chris RaymondFormer Senior Web Designer/
Creative Lead
Dan CohenFormer Director
Dan MaxwellFormer Research Assistant
Debra KathmanFormer Senior Research Associate
Daisy MartinFormer Director of History Education, Teachinghistory.org
Elena RazlogovaAffiliated Scholar
Emily PurdueFormer Research Assistant
Erin Peters BurtonFormer Affiliated faculty
Eric OlsonOutreach Coordinator, PressForward Project
Ellen WeintraubFormer Research Assistant
Fred GibbsFormer Director of Digital Scholarship
James HalabukFormer Digital History Associate
Jenny ReederFormer Graduate Research Assistant
Jeny MartinezFormer Office Manager
Jeremy BoggsFormer Associate Director of Research
Jeri WieringaFormer Graduate Research Assistant
Jessica KildayFormer TAH Project Associate
Jessica MayFormer Research Assistant
Jeff McClurkenFormer Affiliated faculty
Joan Fragaszy TroyanoFormer Research Assistant Professor
John BuescherFormer Senior Researcher
Jon OlsenFormer Editor, Making the History of 1989
Katherine LorioFormer Senior Research Associate
Katja HeringFormer Research Assistant
Kevin ClarkFormer Affiliated faculty
Kristin MartinFormer Project Manager
Kristin LehnerFormer Senior Research Associate
Lara Harmon-SutorFormer Senior Research Associate
Lee Ann GhajarFormer Digital History Associate
Lindsey BestebreurtjeFormer Graduate Research Assistant
Lisa RhodyFormer Associate Director of Research
Lacey WilsonDH Fellow
Mark SampleFormer Affiliated Faculty
Mary McMurrayFormer Project Manager
Matt RomanielloFormer Senior Research Associate
Meagan HessFormer Web Designer
Miriam Forman-BrunellFormer Affiliated faculty
Misha VinokurFormer Research Assistant
Paula PetrikFormer Associate Director
Peter StearnsFormer Senior Scholar
Peter StrongFormer Research Assistant
Rikk MulliganFormer Web Developer
Ron MartinFormer Digital History Associate
Rustin CrandallFormer Research Assistant
Rwany SibajaFormer Senior Research Associate
Sasha HoffmanFormer Graduate Research Assistant
Shekhar KrishnanFormer Zotero Evangelist
Simon KornblithFormer Zotero Developer
Sameera MudigonFormer Developer
Stephanie HurterFormer Web Designer and Project Manager
Steve BarnesFormer Project Director, Gulag: Many Days, Many Lives
Susan DouglassFormer Senior Research Associate
Teresa DeFlitchFormer Outreach Coordinator
Tom RushfordFormer Senior Research Associate
Tom ScheinfeldtAffiliated faculty & Former Director-at-Large
Vinit MuchhalaFormer Assistant Webmaster
Will RileyFormer Web Programmer
Zachary SchragFormer Affiliated Faculty