From #MeToo to systemic cultural change: a public historian’s call to action

The #MeToo movement has shed light on the widespread prevalence of sexual assault, harassment, and abuse, including in scholarly and professional communities. The last two years have shown us that the public history community is no exception. In November 2019, NCPH’s blog, History@Work, published my reflections on public history’s “#MeToo moment” and my recommendations for howContinue reading “From #MeToo to systemic cultural change: a public historian’s call to action”

From #MeToo to Systemic Cultural Change: A Public Historian’s Call to Action

The #MeToo movement has shed light on the widespread prevalence of sexual assault, harassment, and abuse, including in scholarly and professional communities. The last two years have shown us that the public history community is no exception. If we do not act, we are complicit in the violence that has pushed countless public historians out of theContinue reading “From #MeToo to Systemic Cultural Change: A Public Historian’s Call to Action”