Owen Lourie is a historian at the Maryland State Archives, first joining the staff as an intern in 2003. He has conducted and supervised research on a wide array of topics relating to Maryland history, including Brookeville, Maryland during the Early Federal Era. He also co-curated an exhibit at the Maryland State House, “‘The Enemy Nearly All ‘Round Us’: Annapolis & The War of 1812.” He earned a B.A. in American Studies from Kenyon College in 2005, and an M.A. in history, with a concentration in public history, from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County in 2012.
Natalie Miller, Maryland Society of the Sons of the American Revolution Research Fellow
Natalie Miller graduated in 2017 from Randolph College with her Bachelor of Arts in history, with minors in museum studies and art history. She enjoys exploring archives for forgotten or unknown information, and is dedicated to making that knowledge accessible for the public. She has previously conducted research on the rise and fall of the whaling industry of Nantucket, Massachusetts, and one of the prominent families during this period. She has also extensively researched the wreck of the whaling ship Essex and how the survival of the crew members was affected by their tight-knit community.
Taylor Blades, Research Intern
Taylor Blades is the project’s Research Intern for the Summer of 2017. She is currently nearing the completion of her B.A. from Washington College, where she studies political science and environmental studies. When at school, she focuses on the applications of GIS technology as well as her personal research into the history of Canis lupus [gray wolf] specific legislation in the continental United States.
Web Editor and Consulting Historian:
Jason Aglietti was the project’s website re-design intern from the Spring through early Summer in 2017. He has a Bachelor’s of History from Towson University and is earning his Graduate Degree from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County where he is expected to graduate in the Fall with a degree in Historical Studies. He is currently a public librarian in Baltimore County and before that worked for Apple Inc. for over five years.
Burkely Hermann, Maryland SAR Research Fellow, 2016
Nicholas Couto, Research Intern, 2016
Sean Baker, Staff Researcher, 2014-2015
Joshua Rifkin, Research Intern, 2015
Emily Huebner, Staff Researcher, 2013-2014
Taira Sullivan, Research Intern, 2014
Daniel Blattau, Research Intern, 2013
Jeff Truitt, Research Intern, 2013
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