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Robert and Mercedes Eichholz Foundation


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Women & the American Story is produced by the Education Division of the New-York Historical Society

Project Director
Mia Nagawiecki, Vice President for Education

Project Manager
Lee Boomer, Manager of Education Special Projects

Early Encounters, Settler Colonialism and Revolution: Allyson Schettino, Associate Director of School Programs

Modernizing America, On the World Stage: Leslie Hayes, Director of Education

Contributing Writers
Daniel De Santis, Manager of Visual Arts Programs (former)
Samantha Rijkers, Citizenship Project Manager
Schuyler Schuler, Manager of Professional Learning

Research Associates
Early Encounters, Settler Colonialism and Revolution: Regan Loggans

Modernizing America: Tamar Rabinowitz, Ph.D.

On the World Stage: Akane Okoshi

Scholarly Advisors
Early Encounters: Susanah Shaw Romney, Ph.D., New York University

Settler Colonialism and Revolution: Carol Berkin, Ph.D., The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Modernizing America: Nancy Woloch, Ph.D., Barnard College

On the World Stage: Kathy Peiss, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania 

Project Advisors
Valerie Paley, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Chief Historian, and Director, Center for Women’s History 
Nick Juravich, Ph.D., Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in Women’s History

Laura Mogulescu, Research Associate
The Scholarly Advisory Committee of the New-York Historical Society Center for Women’s History

N-YHS Classroom Materials Production Team
Jerome Tan, Web Manager
Albert Min, Associate Systems Administrator
Eleanor Gillers, Supervisor of Rights & Reproductions
Dayna Bealy, Rights Clearance Coordinator

Teacher Reviewer
Jennifer Stalec

Teacher Advisors
Early Encounters: John Carter, Valentine Edgar, Sarah Fischer, Ira Glasser, Aaron Hull, Aaron Johnson, Sari Rosenberg, Jennifer Stalec, Nina Wohl, Rachel Worrell

Modernizing America: Barry Butters, John Carter, Noreen Coughlin, Dunja Froman, Ira Glasser, Kanene Holder, Aaron Hull, Mark Klarman, Sari Rosenberg, Jennifer Stalec, Nina Wohl

Copy Editor
Ken Priester

Early Encounters: Carmen del Camino Martínez, Reyes Rojas García, Eric Ruijssenaars, Anthony Stevens-Acevedo, Alan C. Taylor

Special Thanks
Carol Berkin, Ph.D.
Jane Landers, Ph.D.
Kathleen Duval, Ph.D.
Emily Clark, Ph.D.
Laura Chmielewski, Ph.D.
Andrew Lipman, Ph.D.
Kimberly Gauderman, Ph.D.
Julie B. Greene
Agnès Vatican
Jennifer L. Morgan, Ph.D.
Dr. Wendy Martin, Ph.D.
Ramona Hernandez, Ph.D., Director, CUNY Dominican Studies Institute & Professor of Sociology
Anthony Stevens, CUNY Dominican Studies Institute
Dr. Carmen del Camino Martínez, Professor of Historiographic Sciences and Techniques of the University of Seville
Dr. Reyes Rojas García, Higher Technician of Archives at Archivo General de Indias
New York State Archives
David Martine
Sandra Trenholm
Manjula Raman
Victor Reyes
Anthony Schettino
Christina Schettino
Andrea Halvax

Andreia Wardlaw
Sarah Gordon, Curatorial Scholar in Women’s History, Center for Women’s History, New-York Historical Society
Dominique Jean-Louis, Project Historian, New-York Historical Society
Livia Mann, Intern, Education Division, New-York Historical Society
Miles Mikofsky, Intern, Center for Women’s History, New-York Historical Society
Sarah Miller, Intern, Education Division
New-York Historical Society Library Staff

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