Historian Phoebe McDougal conducts historical, museum, and litigation research. Prior to joining History Associates, she worked as an education center associate at Mount Vernon, where she conducted educational programming for youth visitors. She has also interned at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the British Parliament. Phoebe graduated magna cum laude from Goucher College, where she majored in history and political science and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. She studied abroad with the London School of Economics, where she conducted research in comparative politics and British public policy.