Historian and Senior Project Manager for Litigation Research
Historian Kimberly Silvi manages and conducts litigation research; she specializes in identifying potentially responsible parties (PRP), investigating the corporate and environmental history of manufactured gas plant operations and other entities, and documenting the industrial development of river basins and waterways. Kim also contributed to History Associates’ historic resource study of the George Washington Carver National Monument in Missouri and its history of the Fort Worth District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Her most recent project experience includes the research and writing of a corporate history for a major medical device company and for the Optical Society of America’s centennial history book.
Kim earned a bachelor’s degree in history and international studies from St. Mary’s College of Maryland. Her senior thesis, “Subduing an Idealistic President’s Attempt to Assert Guatemalan Sovereignty: The United States and the 1954 Coup,” focused on rationales for the coup from the U.S. and Guatemalan perspectives. Kim previously interned at the Center for International Policy and studied abroad at the Institute for Central American Development Studies in San Jose, Costa Rica, where she interned for Mesoamerica.