The Many Careers of the Historian: January 21, 2016, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM


The Many Careers of the Historian

Please join History in Action for a career information session on the opening morning of our third annual conference, High-Stakes History: The Many Conversations of the Historian.

Staff from local publishers, institutes, libraries, non-profits, and companies will hold informational interviews and conversations.

All current graduate students of the Department of History at Columbia are welcome to attend with registration. Coffee and tea will be served. Business attire is encouraged.

Both sessions will be held in the East Gallery of Buell Hall.

Please register here.


SESSION ONE (9:30 AM – 10:30 AM)

Publishing, Journalism, Museums & Archives


Robert Clark, Director of Archives, Rockefeller Archive Center

Kimberly Guinta, Executive Editor, Rutgers University Press

Thai Jones, Herbert H. Lehman Curator for American History, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University

Eric Schwartz, Editorial Director, Columbia University Press

Jeff Shreve, Associate Editor, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.

Sarah J. SeidmanPuffin Foundation Curator of Social Activism, Museum of the City of New York


SESSION TWO (10:30 AM – 11:30 AM)

Non-Profit Organizations, Business, Administration, Education


Rachel Bernard, Program Officer, Office of Fellowships and Grants, American Council of Learned Societies

Julia del Palacio, Manager of Strategic Partnerships, Kupferberg Center for the Arts

Michael Easterly, Senior Economist, Compass Lexecon

Michael Hill, Assessment Specialist I, Educational Testing Service

Stephen Sullivan, Social Studies TeacherLawrence High School

Alyssa Trometter, Partnerships Manager and ACLS Public Fellow, Clinton Global Initiative

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