PublicHistoryRoundtable Public History in the Federal Government: Continuing Trends and New Innovations

AHA Session 247
Sunday, January 6, 2013: 11:00 AM-1:00 PM
La Galerie 2 (New Orleans Marriott)
Carl Edward Ashley, U.S. Department of State
Mandy Chalou, Office of the Historian, U.S. Department of State
Donald A. Ritchie, U.S. Senate Historical Office
Matthew Wasniewski, Office of History and Preservation, U.S. House of Representatives
Joseph C. Wicentowski, U.S. Department of State
The Malleable PhD

Session Abstract

This panel will explore recent developments in the work of historians serving in the federal government: documenting the history of institutions and policies for the public, and providing historical context for policy makers. Topics will include new digital initiatives and resources for federal history, and integrating sources such as biography, oral history, and artifacts into public history.

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