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Lauren Cooper

Lauren Cooper is the Interpretive Planner at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. She completed a master’s degree at the University of Pennsylvania, and has worked at cultural institutions throughout Philadelphia.

Historical Commission votes to remove Marconi Plaza Columbus statue

WHYY story by Starr Herr-Cardillo

Black Futures Campaign is crowdfunding to buy Dox Thrash house

WHYY story by Starr Herr-Cardillo

Philadelphia removes Rizzo statue amid ongoing protests

WHYY story by Maria Pulcinella

Theresa Altieri Taplin

Theresa Altieri Taplin earned an M.A. in history from Villanova University. She is a Certified Archivist and museum professional in Philadelphia.

Former Mayor Goode: Philly must apologize for MOVE bombing 35 years ago

WHYY story by Ximena Conde

Emily Krichbaum

Emily Krichbaum is an Ohio-based writer and historian whose Ph.D. dissertation was about the Gray Panthers. She has published work on Frederick Douglass, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, the Older Women’s League, and other subjects. 

Virginia B. Price

Virginia B. Price is a public historian based in the Washington, D.C., area. She received her M.A. from the College of William and Mary and a Master of Architectural History from the University of Virginia.

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