Historian Megan Anderson conducts research for a number of museum exhibits and interpretive planning projects. Her work includes drafting museum content, researching image content, and assisting in the development of several different mobile apps. She also helped produce resources for Social Studies education, particularly digital textbooks. In addition to her work in the exhibit and interpretive fields, Ms. Anderson has worked on a number of projects relating to environmental litigation.
Prior to joining History Associates, Ms. Anderson interned at the Maryland State Archives with the Special Collections department. She graduated summa cum laude from St. Mary’s College of Maryland with a BA in History and English. During her time at St. Mary’s, she was in the Paul H. Nitze Scholars Program and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Alpha Theta. Her senior thesis, “That Which Remains: The Interplay of Memory, Fact, and Fiction in Holocaust Remembrance,” studied the inseparability of the literary and historical in Holocaust memoirs, literature, and films.