Anna F. Kaplan, PhD, is an oral historian, project designer, historian, and educator interested in memory and how individuals and communities remember the past and tell stories to shape the future, particularly about race in the US. Working with public-facing organizations and higher education institutions, she strives to bridge the gaps between academia and everyday people, between academic scholarship and the wisdom of communities’ and individuals’ lived experiences.


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“Wow! … Your comments are enlightening and help me understand the kinds of questions to pose and how to construct them. Thank you also for the potential uses of this oral interview project.”

Audrey Hinton