Meg Szydlik is an MA student in public history at Northeastern. She received her BA in history from Ramapo College of New Jersey in 2017. She attended UNH’s inaugural Public Humanities Summer Institute in 2019. Her experience in the public history field includes doing both research and public work for projects such as the Jane Addams Papers Project, the National Women’s History Museum, and the Women Writers Project. She is currently curating a digital exhibit that will come out in September on women in politics through the lens of public broadcasting for the American Archive of Public Broadcasting, a partnership between WGBH’s Media Library Archives in Boston and the Library of Congress in DC. She is also working on a certificate in digital humanities from Northeastern, for which she is developing a digital archive that collects the responses of the disabled community to representations of disability on screen media.

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