Research Historian Jenna Hill conducts historical, museum, interpretive planning, and litigation research for clients at History Associates. Prior to joining the company, she held a fellowship with American University’s Archives and Special Collections where she worked with their Peace Corps collection. She has also held internships at the National Archives in College Park, MD where she worked with Navy deck logs, and at the Daughters of the American Revolution where she cataloged and described family history and revolutionary war records. Other project experience includes interviewing veterans for the Veteran’s History Project, workshopping a visitor experience for the National Museum of American History, and planning and researching for a website for Dupont Underground.
Jenna earned a BA in History, with minors in Chinese and Anthropology, from Baylor University and an MA in Public History at American University. Her AU research papers focused on the display and exhibition of people with disabilities at the National Museum of American History and the company culture of the Elgin National Watch Company in Elgin, Illinois. She spends much of her free time researching her family history.