Meg Szydlik graduated with her MA in public history at Northeastern in May 2020. 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 has curated a digital exhibit 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. The exhibit is currently on hold due to COVID-19. She also has a certificate in digital humanities from Northeastern, for which she developed a digital archive that collects the responses of the disabled community to representations of disability on screen media. She currently works at the Massachusetts Historical Society as the Visitor Services Coordinator and as an educator at Old North Illuminated. You can find her on Twitter @MegSzydlik or email her at szydlikm13@gmail.com.

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