Robert Scott Vierick
Historian Robert Scott Vierick conducts historical, museum, and litigation research. His exhibit and interpretative planning experience includes content development, writing, and image acquisition for the National Soccer Hall of Fame, the Jimmy Carter Historic Site, Arlington House, and other museums and historic sites. In support of litigation projects, he has conducted online and textual research at repositories from city, municipal, and private archives to the National Archives and the Library of Congress. Scott has also worked on several corporate history projects, and has traveled to locations across the country to perform documentary and image research.
During his time at History Associates, Scott has developed historical narratives for a global technology company, the American Battlefield Trust’s Richmond Battlefield App, and several litigation research projects. He has acted as an “on-call” historian at a major industry conference, where he ensured the safe handling of artifacts while engaging attendees on the history of the host organization. A trained actor with several professional credits, Scott has also provided scriptwriting services and guidance to clients in creating compelling and historically accurate film content.
In addition to his work at History Associates, he also works as a history interpreter at George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate, where he provides information and interpretation to visitors from all over the world. Prior to joining History Associates, Scott worked as park ranger at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, an educator with the White House Historical Association, and a library intern at the Middle East Institute. He graduated summa cum laude from the College of William and Mary, with a BA in History and Government. His history colloquium research paper, “On His Majesty’s Provincial Forces,” examined the tensions arising between the British military and colonial soldiers during the French and Indian War. Scott has also earned a Certificate in Museum Management from the Virginia Association of Museums, and is currently pursuing graduate studies in the field of public administration.