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Grace Woodward

M.A. in Public History

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Cohort: 2018

Research Interest: Womxn’s history; museums & public engagement; African-American history; environmental history; public memory & history as cultural production; 20th century political and social movements; transitional justice; global histories of colonialism

Bio: Grace Woodward attended Northeastern University, where she graduated with a BA in History and minors in Art History and Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies. Continuing her education in Northeastern’s PlusOne Program, Grace began pursuing her Master’s in Public History in her senior year at Northeastern. After an internship with the Center of African American Media Arts at the Smithsonian’s Museum of African American History & Culture solidified her interest in public history, Grace has continued to pursue public history. She is interested in the ways in which museums can evolve to better serve as accessible and engaging sites of memory and culture, positioned themselves as critical generators of contemporary thought.

Fieldwork: National Museum of African American History & Culture; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Museum of Jewish Heritage

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