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Campbell, Alice W.

Alice W. Campbell is digital outreach and special projects librarian at Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries. She serves as researcher and project manager for The Social Welfare History Project, the Image Portal, and the Freedom Now Project, and has created numerous online exhibits for VCU Libraries. Her work includes Gods and Prophets, Sages and Saints: Religious…

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Sampson, EJ

EJ Sampson is a graduate student in Urban Geography with special interests in intersections of the past with New York City’s present Lower East Side. She is interested in comparative studies of collective memory, the built environment, and migration. Her photographs of local Triangle Fire commemorations have been displayed at NYU’s Grey Art Gallery. A long-time…

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Anderson, Linnea

Linnea Anderson is the Archivist of the Social Welfare History Archives at the University of Minnesota Libraries. She has an M.A. in History and Certificate in Archival Management from the New York University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of History and Archival Management Program, as well as a B.A. in History and B.A….

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Paul, Catherine

Catherine Paul graduated from Fordham University with a B.S. in psychology in 2013. In 2012 she spent a semester in Rwanda studying post-genocide restoration and peacebuilding. Upon graduating from Fordham, Paul moved to Oakland, CA with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC), where she worked at Thunder Road Adolescent Treatment Center. After her year of service…

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Agnelli, Kate

Kate Agnelli is a research associate with a state criminal justice agency in Virginia. She holds an M.S.W. with a concentration in administration and community practice from Virginia Commonwealth University and a B.A. in History from University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. Kate has worked as a fair housing researcher, investigator, and advocate at…

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Lewenstein, Ian

Ian Lewenstein received a B.A. with high distinction in history from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. One year later, Lewenstein received his M.A. in the social sciences from the University of Chicago, where he researched United States and German foreign policy. In addition to his research experience gained from his undergraduate and graduate education,…

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Praglin, Laura J., Ph.D., L.M.S.W.

Laura J. Praglin, Ph.D., LMSW is an Associate Professor of Social Work at the University of Northern Iowa. Her research and teaching interests include the history of social work, especially the interaction of the early social work profession with other civicand religious organizations.

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Anderson, Christopher J.

Christopher J. Anderson is Head of Special Collections, Archives, and Methodist Librarian at the Drew University Library in Madison, New Jersey, USA. He also serves as Librarian for the General Commission on Archives and History for The United Methodist Church.  He received a Ph.D. from Drew University in American Religion and Culture and a M.L.I.S….

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Trent, James W., Ph.D.

ames W. Trent, Jr. is Professor of Sociology and Social Work at Gordon College, Wenham, Mass. He completed his Ph.D. at Brandeis University. His scholarly research lies in the history of marginalized and disenfranchised groups. His most recent book is The Manliest Man: Samuel G. Howe and the Contours of Nineteenth Century American Reform (2012). With Steven Noll, he edited Mental Retardation in America: A Historical Reader (2004). He is also the author of Inventing the Feeble Mind: A History of Mental Retardation in the United States (1994) that won the 1995 Hervey B. Wilbur Award of the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.

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