The team

Judith Giesberg Signe Fourmy

Judith Giesberg, Professor of History, Villanova University, is Director. 

Signe Peterson Fourmy, J.D./Ph.D., Villanova University, is Director of Research and Analysis. 

Kristin Bridges
Hannah Pfeifer
Kristin Bridges, Graduate Assistant, graduated from the College of New Jersey with a BA in History and Anthropology.  Hannah Pfeifer, Graduate Assistant, is a Museum Educator at the Mercer Museum and Fonthill Castle. 

 
Carly Beehler 

Carly Beehler, Graduate Assistant, graduated from the University of Edinburgh.  At Villanova, she is focusing her studies on the American Civil War.


Margaret Jerrido
Adrienne Whaley
Margaret Jerrido, Archivist at Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Philadelphia, is  Consultant.  Adrienne Whaley, President, African American Genealogy Group, Philadelphia, is Consultant.

Program alumni include:

VU graduate students

(Back row) James Chris Byrd, Bonnie Loden, (front row) Daniel Runyon, Margaret Strolle, Karyna Hlyvynska, 2018 Graduates of Villanova University's Master of Arts Program in History.

Ari LevineAri Levine, MA, Villanova University, 2019, teaches middle school.

Ari LevineKatarina Andersen, MA, Villanova University, 2020, teaches middle school.