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First Name
Elizabeth
Last Name
Reese
Affiliation
Independent
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Keywords
Congressional History, American Revolution, Founding Fathers, George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, United States Senate, United States House of Representatives
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About Me

Elizabeth Reese is a historian working for the federal government. With historical interpretive experience, she uses public history to encourage people of all ages to connect with the history around them. She has developed interpretive programs on civil rights, women’s history, and Founding America.

Elizabeth’s background is has been focued on the American Revolution and Founding Era. She has also studied the Kennedy Administration and the impacts of JFK’s policies and legacy in our present-day lives.

Elizabeth was the 2015 Scott Hartwig Public History Fellow at the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg.

Recent Publications

Numerous published articles in Congressional publications, articles including:
“Make Gentle the Life of This World: RFK 50 Years Later”
“Irish Americans in Congress”
“A Spy in the Old House Chamber”
The above articles are available in PDF upon request.

Hamilton Grange National Memorial lecture: “All of Hamilton’s Women: The Women in Hamilton’s Life”

Media Coverage
Country Focus
United States
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
18th century, 19th century, 20th century
Expertise by Topic
American Revolution, American Founding Era, American Presidents, Government, Local & Regional, Museums, Politics, Women