Clio Visualizing History

Lola Van Wagenen, Ph.D., Founder and President

Melanie Gustafson, Ph.D., Vice President

Susan Ware, Ph.D., Chair, Associate Board

George Burrill, Ph.D., Treasurer

Susan Jones, Administrative Support

Clio Associate Board

Clio draws on the expertise of the following associates for advice on diverse humanities and media-related history projects. They also act as consultants, editors, and content providers related to their expertise.

Elaine Abelson, Ph.D., associate professor of history, The New School for Social Research; author, When Ladies Go A-Thieving: Middleclass Shoplifters in Victorian Department Stores.

Julia Alvarez, M.A., novelist, essayist and poet; author, How the García Girls Lost Their Accents, In the Time of the Butterflies and Once Upon A Quinceañera: Coming of Age in the USA.

Joyce Berkman, Ph.D., professor emerita, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; co-founder and oral history coordinator, Valley Women’s History Collaborative; author, The Healing Imagination of Olive Schreiner: Beyond South African Colonialism; editor, Contemplating Edith Stein.

Marilyn S. Blackwell, Ph.D., independent scholar and historian; co-author, Frontier Feminist: Clarina Howard Nichols and the Politics of Motherhood.

Patricia Bonomi, Ph.D., professor emerita, New York University; author, A Factious People: Politics and Society in Colonial New York and Under the Cope of Heaven: Religion, Society, and Politics in Colonial America.

Eliza McFeely, Ph.D., history teacher, Moorestown Friends School; author, Zuni and the American Imagination.

Cara Mertes, M.A., director, JustFilms Unit, Ford Foundation; former director, Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program; former vice president of film for Clio, Inc.

James Redford, M.A., filmmaker; producer and director of “Toxic Hot Seat” and “The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia”; director, “Paper Tigers”; producer, “Watershed” and “Mann v. Ford.”

Charles Romney, Ph.D., assistant professor of history, graduate program coordinator, University of Arkansas; co-curator, “Dust, Drought and Dreams Gone Dry: A Traveling Exhibit and Public Program for Libraries about the Dust Bowl”; author, Rights Delayed: The American State and the Defeat of Progressive Unions, 1935-1950 (in 2016).

Eric Schlosser, M.Litt., Oxford University; author, Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety; Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal; and Reefer Madness: Sex, Drugs, and Cheap Labor in the American Black Market.

Michael Scott Van Wagenen, Ph.D., associate professor of history, Georgia Southern University; author, Remembering the Forgotten War: The Enduring Legacies of the U.S.-Mexican War and The Texas Republic and the Mormon Kingdom of God.