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OHA Leadership

For general questions or information, please email gro.y1635453695rotsi1635453695hlaro1635453695@aho1635453695. Office hours are Monday-Thursday, 9:00am-4:00pm CT, or by appointment. 

OHA Executive Office

Kristine M. McCusker and Louis Kyriakoudes,
Co-Executive Directors

Faith Bagley,
Program Associate

Oral History Association
Peck Hall 217/Box 193
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

OHA Officers and Council Members

Amy Starecheski
Director of the Oral History Master of Arts Program
Columbia University
INCITE, 3078 Broadway
New York, New York 10027


Tomas F. Summers Sandoval, Jr.
Department of History
Intercollegiate Department of Chicanx-Latinx Studies
Pomona College
550 N. Harvard Ave.
Claremont, CA 91711

First Vice President

Kelly Elaine Navies
Museum Specialist, Oral History Initiative
Office of Curatorial Affairs
Smithsonian, National Museum of African American History and Culture
MRC 1403, 1400 Constitution Ave NW
Washington, DC 20560

Past President

Dan Kerr
Director of the Public History Program
Director of the Humanities Truck Project
Department of History
Battelle-Tomkins Rm 137
American University
Washington, D.C. 20016-8038


Sarah Milligan (2018-2022)
Oklahoma Oral History Research Program
Oklahoma State University Library
207 Edmon Low Library
Stillwater, OK 74078

Yolanda Chávez Leyva (2019-2022)
Director, Institute of Oral History
Associate Professor
Department of History
The University of Texas at El Paso
500 W. University Ave.
El Paso, TX 79968
Office: 915-747-7048

Cynthia Tobar (2020-2023)
Head of Archives
Assistant Professor
Bronx Community College
2155 University Ave.
Bronx, NY 10453
Office: 915-747-7048

Zaheer Ali (2021-2024)
Executive Director
Hutchins Center for Race and Social Justice
The Lawrenceville School
2500 Main Street, P.O. Box 6009
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Alissa Rae Funderburk (2021-2024)
Margaret Walker Center
Jackson State University
1400 John R. Lynch Street
Jackson, MS 39047


Troy Reeves

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Newsletter Editor
Mary Kay Quinlan
7524 S. 35th St.
Lincoln, NE 68516
(402) 420-1473

Oral History Review Editor

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OHA Committees, Task Forces, and Interest Groups