Historian Jennifer Giambrone conducts historical, museum, and litigation research. Her project experience includes writing in-depth cultural histories, image research, and content development for the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library, the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, the College Football Hall of Fame, and the American Battle Monuments Commission, drafting an interpretive smartphone app tour for Gettysburg College’s commemoration of the Civil War Sesquicentennial, and writing personal stories for the World War II Memorial smartphone app. She also has created detailed maps and other illustrations for museum exhibits using design and mapping software.
Before joining History Associates, she worked as the documentary content manager for the National Museum of Play at The Strong in Rochester, New York, where she curated the museum’s play history collection, accessioned and cataloged objects, and contributed to the museum’s blog. She also interned for various historical organizations, including the Smithsonian National Postal Museum and the Genesee Country Village and Museum.
In 2016, Ms. Giambrone received a master’s degree in public history at American University (read her “Five Questions” interview in American University’s e-newsletter), completing coursework in digital public history and exhibition design. She was also the Digital History Fellow at the White House Historical Association, where she researched and wrote social media posts, website articles, and exhibit content. She graduated summa cum laude from Gettysburg College, where she majored in history and sociology and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Alpha Theta. While at Gettysburg College, she received the Gettysburg College History Award and the Harry C. and Catherine Noffsinger Hartzell Award for excellence in sociology.