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Name and TitleContact InformationInterest AreaRepresentative Research Effort


Retired Historian, Vermont Historical Society

700 South D. Street
Hammond, Illinois 61929
  • Diaries and History on Chester K. Leach
  • 2nd Vermont Volunteer Infantry


Former Executive Director, Henry Sheldon
Museum of Vermont History

30 Field Days Road,
Weybridge, VT 05753
802-545-2321 (H)
  • Environmental History
  • Architectural History
  • Social History
Hands on the Land: A History of the Vermont Landscape. Cambridge, Mass.: Published for the Orton Family Foundation, by MIT Press,1999.


Director, Woodstock Historical Society

2812 Westerdale Cut Off Road
Woodstock, VT 05091
802-457-1822 (O); 
802-457-2398 (H) 
Fax: 802-457-1689
  • Historic Architecture in Vermont
  • Vermont and the Civil War

ANDERSON, Katharine (Kit), Ph.D.

Ethnobotanist; Cultural Geographer; Retired Senior Lecturer, Plant Biology, Rubenstein School, University of Vermont

  • Foliage Season
  • Ethnobotany
“Ira's Acres: 210 Years in the Life of the UVM Green.” Vermont Quarterly, Summer 2002.

ANDRES, Glenn M.

Professor Emeritus, History of Art and Architecture Department, Middlebury College

P.O. Box 18,
Salisbury, VT  05769
802-352-6671 (H)
  • Vermont Architecture
  • History of Middlebury, Vt.
  • Lavius Fillmore
Buildings of Vermont (with Curtis B. Johnson). Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2014.
34 Langone Road,
Cabot, VT 05647
  • History of Architecture, Domestic Life, and Household Technology
  • Leisure Time and Family Life in the 19th-20th Centuries
“Family Traits’: Vermont Farm Life at the Turn of the Century: The Sketches of Stanley Horace Lyndes.” Vermont History 48, no. 1 (Winter 1980): 5-27.

ARNS, Robert G.

University of Vermont Professor Emeritus of Physics

457 South Willard Street, Burlington, VT 05401
802-656-0049 (O);
802-658-6465 (H);
Fax: 802-658-0514
  • History of Physics, Science, and Technology at the University of Vermont
“Physics at the University of Vermont, 1895-1905.” Colloquium, Department of Physics, University of Vermont, Autumn 2006.

ARONSON, Jeffrey B.

Editor and Writer

P.O. Box 90,
Vinalhaven, ME 04863
207-863-9381 (O);
207-975-0849 (C)
  • Public Humanities Programs and Cultural Change in New England Communities
  • New England Literature
  • Economies of Northern New England
  • Community Theatre
  • Humanities Outside Academy
  • History of Community in New England (in progress).

ASTLES, Nicola

Collections Assistant, Fleming Museum of Art, University of Vermont

61 Colchester Avenue, Burlington, VT 05405

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Name and Title

Contact InformationInterest AreaRepresentative Research Effort
BAKER, Charity
50 Elmwood Avenue,
Burlington, VT 05401
802-355-4217 (cell)
  • Archaeology and History of Vermont
  • Project Archaeologist of Archaeological Environmental Review Studies

BATES, Timothy

Emeritus Professor of Economics; Consultant

204 Cherokee Rd.
Asheville, NC 28804
Phone: 313-580-4092
  • Local Economic Development and Entrepreneurship
  • Banking
  • Ethnic Groups (Blacks)
“Report on the State Teachers' Retirement Plan.” Burlington: University of Vermont, 1976.


University Architect, Facilities Design & Construction, University of Vermont

Marsh Hall, Suite 10,
31 Spear Street,
Burlington VT 05405

BEAUPRE, Andrew R.

Doctoral Candidate, Department of Anthropology, College of William and Mary; Field Director, Projet Archéologique de l’Université Laval au Fort Saint-Jean

  • Contact and Colonial Archaeology
  • Native New England/Pre-contact Archaeology
  • Historical Archaeology
  • Public Archaeology and Outreach
  • Borderzone Theory
  • Petite Canada/French Canadian Immigration
  • Abenaki cultural revitalization, education and management of archaeological resources (Former member of Vermont Commission for Native American Affairs)
Creating the Border: Defining, Enforcing and Reasserting Borders and Border Zones during the 17th and 18th Centuries in the Lake Champlain Richelieu River Valley Through Spatial Analysis - Doctoral Dissertation in Progress

BECK, Jane C.

Board of Trustees, Vermont Folklife Center

P.O. Box 82,
Ripton, VT 05766.
  • Folklife
  • Oral History
Daisy Turner’s Kin: An African American Family Saga. Folklore Studies in a Multicultural World Series. University of Illinois Press, 2015.

BECOT, Florence

Research Specialist and PhD Student, University of Vermont

206 Morrill Hall,
146 University Place,
Burlington, VT 05405
  • VT Food Systems, Agriculture and Community Development
  • Assessing the Impacts of Local Hospital Food Procurement: Results from Vermont (Most recent article published).
  • Apple Market Expansion through Value-added Hard Cider Production: Current Production and Prospects in Vermont
  • Burlington Healthy Food Assessment
  • Institutional Demand for Locally-Grown Food in Vermont: Marketing Implications for Producers and Distributors
  • Fostering the Next Generation of Agri-food Entrepreneurs in Vermont: Implications for University-based Education
  • Costs of Food Safety Certification on Fresh Produce Farms in Vermont

BEHRENDT, Mary & Art

BELDING, Russell

(Author; Project Specialist, State of Vermont)

25 Wellington Street,
Barre, VT 05641
802-828-2029 (O);
802-479-5892 (H)
  • Barre, VT (including commercial history, movie theaters, Old Labor Hall, buildings of North Main Street, Barre-Montpelier Road)
  • Montpelier & Wells River Railroad
  • Groton State Forest
From Trolley Tracks to Traffic Lights: A History of North Main Street, Barre, Vermont, 1915-1940. Barre, VT: Potash Brook Publishing, 2010.



  • American Social and Legal History
  • Frontier History
  • Equality in Political Theory and Practice
Revolutionary Outlaws: Ethan Allen and the Struggle for Independence on the Early American Frontier. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1993.

BENSEN, Clark H.

(Consultant and Publisher, Polidata)

3112 Cave Court, Suite C
Lake Ridge, VA 22192
Fax: 202-318-0793
  • Legislative Voting Behavior
  • Election Data Analysis
  • Vermont Political History
Vermont General Assembly, Legislative Membership Roster, 1966-2006. Lake Ridge, Va.: Polidata, 2005.


(Extension Assistant Professor; Director, University of Vermont Center for Sustainable Agriculture Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences)

109 Carrigan Drive,
Burlington VT 05405
  • Sustainable Food Systems
  • Food-related Programs
  • Nutrition Education
  • Food Budgeting Programs
  • Diabetes Education
  • Community Farms
“Purchasing Foods Produced on Organic, Small, and Local Farms: A Mixed Method Analysis of New England Consumers.” with R. Bell and W. Lockeretz. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems 24, no. 4 (2009): 267-275.

BERMAN, Elizabeth

(Head of the Research & Instruction Department at Tisch Library, Tufts University)
  • Vermont Maple History
  • Vermont Agriculture History
  • Vermont Food Systems
Maple Research Website
http ://;
Vermont Foodways Digital Initiative:


(Professor of Meteorology, Lyndon State College)

367 Lund Lane,
North Concord, VT 05858
802-626-6496 (O);
802-328-2683 (H)
  • Forensic Meteorology
  • Dendroclimatology
  • Growth of the Urban Heat Island
“Climate of Vermont.”


(Professor of Dance, University of Vermont)

128 North Union St.
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 310-5322,
(802) 656-7912
  • Contemporary Dance and Choreography
Dance Tramp, a collective of contemporary dance artists in Northern Vermont.

BEVINS, Malcolm I.

(University of Vermont Professor Emeritus of Extension)

P.O. Box 1784,
Etowah, NC 28729
  • Land Use and Property Taxation
  • Family History and Genealogy
  • Community Typology Models
Analysis of Economic Development in Vermont Communities 1970-1990.

BIDDLE, Arthur W.

(University of Vermont Professor Emeritus of English)

13291 Via Vesta,
Delray Beach, FL 33484
  • Vermont Literature
  • Native American literature
Ed. The Literature of Vermont: A Sampler. With Paul Eschholz. Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 1973.


(Professor, Geology Department, Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, University of Vermont)

Delehanty Hall,
University of Vermont,
Burlington, VT 05405
802-656-4411 (O);
802-863- 3609 (H);
Fax: 802-656-0045
  • Vermont Landscape History as Shown through Historic Images
  • Hydrology
  • Glacial Geology
The “Landscape Change Program" Web site, 10,000+ images of Vermont landscapes online at


(Adjunct Instructor, Community College of Vermont)

7 Conant Road,
Hanover, NH 03755
  • African American History
  • Women's History
  • Native American History
  • Landscape History
  • First Ladies
Vermont Women, Native Americans and African Americans: Out of the Shadows of History. History Press, 2012.

BLACKWELL, Marilyn (Lyn)

3779 Center Road
East Montpelier, VT 05651
  • Vermont and the ERA
  • History of U.S. Women
  • Vermont History
('Women Were among Our Primeval Abolitionists') Women and Organized Antislavery in Vermont, 1834-1848." Vermont History 82 (Winter/Spring 2014).

BLOM, Deborah E.

(Associate Professor, Anthropology Department, University of Vermont)

Williams Hall,
University of Vermont,
Burlington, VT  05405
802-656-2932 (O);
802-864-9740 (H);
Fax : 802-656-4406
Deborah.Blom@uvm .edu
  • New World Complex Societies
  • Nutrition and Disease Stress
  • Body Adornment/Theory
  • Human Evolution and Diversity
  • Social Organization
  • Kinship/Ethnicity/Identity
  • Prehistoric Colonization and Migration
  • Childhood/Lifecourse
  • Bioarchaeology
  • Repatriation
  • Mortuary Sites
“Repatriation and Monument Road: Abenaki and Archaeologists' Efforts to Find a Solution.” With James Petersen and Fred Wiseman. In Cross-Cultural Collaboration: Native Peoples and Archaeology in the Northeastern United States. edited by Jordan E. Kerber, 76-93. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2006.

BLOW, David J.

(Retired Reference Specialist, University of Vermont)

412 Farrell Street, Unit 303,
South Burlington, VT 05403
802-658-6110 (Tu W Th);
  • Burlington, VT History
  • Roman Catholic Church in Vermont
  • Vermont Architecture
A Historic Guide to Burlington Neighborhoods. 3 vols. Burlington, Vt.: Chittenden County Historical Society, 1990-2003.

BOLDUC, Vincent L.

(Professor, Sociology Department, St. Michael’s College)

Colchester, VT 05439
  • Survey Research
  • Population Change
  • Vermont Land Use and Development
  • Quality of Life Issues
Vermont in Transition: A Summary of Social, Economic, and Environmental Trends for the Council on the Future of Vermont. With Herb Kessel, 2008.

BOLOSKY, Gregory


29 Robinwood Avenue, Apt. #2,
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
  • Performing Arts and Theatre Photography (primarily in southern Vermont)
  • Vermont Labor History (work, workers, trade unions, ethnology)
  • Photography (social commentary)
  • Vermont Labor History Bibliography.


(Director Emeritus, San Francisco State University Labor Archives and Research Center)

Box 200,
Peacham, VT 05862

124 Judson Avenue,
San Francisco, CA 94112
  • Vermont Diaries and Letters (19th century)
  • Vermont Village Life
  • Vermonters in the California Gold Rush
  • Vermont Women's Education and Work
“Ho for California! Caledonia County Gold Miners.” Vermont History, Spring 2006, 5-47.

BOONE, Nancy E.

(Retired, Vermont State Planner)

802-229-0675 (H)
  • Vermont Architecture Building Restoration
  • County Courthouses
  • Civil War Hospitals
  • Maritime Resources
  • Vermont County Courthouses

BOSE, Pablo

(Associate Professor, Department of Geography, University of Vermont)

209 Old Mill,
94 University Place,
Burlington VT 05405
  • Refugee Politics in Vermont
  • Refugees and Transportation
  • Gender, Age, and Transportation Hierarchies
  • Food, Culture, and Belonging
  • Business Planning for New Americans
“Refugee Populations, Equity and Transportation in Vermont.” Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C. 2010.


(Assistant Director, Champlain Valley National Heritage Partnership),

54 West Shore Road
Grand Isle, VT 05458;
  • Native American culture, geopolitical history, governance, civics, etc
  • Early trade, the industrial revolution, tourism economy, modern manufacturing and trade
  • Human interaction with the environment, sustainability, etc.
  • Coordinates the CVNHP/LCBP the CVNHP/LCBP wayside exhibit design program.

BRENNAN, Jennifer


  • Vermont History
  • Archival/Museum Management
Caring for Historical Records: A Resource Manual. Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 1990.

BRETT, Philip

BREW, Linda

(Library Associate Professor, Bailey/Howe Library, University of Vermont)

University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, 05405
Phone: 802-656-8133 (O)
  • Artifacts, Collections, and Exhibitions
  • Ethan Allen Homestead
  • Redesigning Ethan Allen Homestead Exhibits and Area.



(Professor, History Department, University of Vermont)

Wheeler House,
133 S. Prospect St.,
University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405.
802-656-4489 (O);
802-899-2626 (H)
  • Back to the Landers
  • History of Agriculture
  • Vermont in the 1930s
“The Landscape of Self-Sufficiency: New England Farms and the Back-to-the-Land Movement of the 1930s, in New England.” A Landscape History. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2011.

BRYAN, Frank M.

(Professor Emeritus, University of Vermont)

Department of Political Science,
94 University Place,
University of Vermont,
Burlington, VT 05405
  • Vermont Politics
  • Town Meeting
Real Democracy: The New England Town Meeting and How It Works. American Politics and Political Economy Series. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004.


(Associate Professor of Social Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Department of Social Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
333 S. Columbia Street, MacNider 341A, CB#7240
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
  • Principal investigator of VT Study of Aid-in-Dying (Vermont SAID)

BUGBEE, Sylvia

(Retired, Collections Specialist for Special Collections, Bailey/Howe Library; Assistant Archivist)

213 Penny Lane,
Shelburne, VT 05482
  • Women's History
  • Oral History of the University of Vermont
  • Genealogy
  • Development of Records Collection Program for the University of Vermont Archives

BURAK, Michael L.

(Burak Anderson & Melloni PLC)

31 Dunder Road,
Burlington, VT 05401
  • Utility Regulation
  • Energy Legislation
Oral History of the Utility Industry in Vermont, with Emphasis on Relationship with Canada (in progress).

BURNS, Christopher

(Manuscripts Curator and University Archivist, Bailey/Howe Library, University of Vermont)

538 Main St.,
University of Vermont,
Burlington, VT 05405
802-656-2631 (O);
Fax: 802-656-4038
  • Vermont (19th-century social, cultural)
  • Agricultural Fairs
Several articles in The Vermont Encyclopedia, edited by John J. Duffy, Samuel B. Hand, and Ralph H. Orth. Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 2003.


(Freelance Writer)

42 McCullough Hill Road,
Middlesex, VT 05602.
  • Vermont History

"In the Past Lane." Bi-weekly history column in Vermont Sunday Magazine, supplement to the Sunday Rutland Herald and Sunday Times Argus.

It Happened in Vermont. Guilford, Conn: Morris Book Publishing, 2009.


BUXTON, Brooks

(President, Buxton Mideast Inc.)

P. O. Box 157,
12 Bradley Bow Road
Jericho, VT  05465
(802) 434 - 8699
  • Painting, literature, and history

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Name and TitleContact InformationInterest AreaRepresentative Research Effort

CADUTO, Michael J.

(Director, P.E.A.C.E.® - Programs for Environmental Awareness and
Cultural Exchange)

PO. Box 1052,
Norwich, VT 05055
Fax: 802-484-3484
  • Natural History
  • Land Use History and Stewardship
  • Native Americans (with special reference to Abenaki)
  • Folklore
  • Indigenous World Cultures
Social and political issues as they impact environmental health. Holistic education as a basis for imparting Earth stewardship. Indigenous peoples and their relationships to local environments. Folkloric traditions from around the world. Syndicated newspaper column, "The Outside Story."


CALLUM, Kathleen E.

(President and Principal Investigating Archaeologist, GEOARCH, Inc.)

594 Indian Trail
Leicester, VT  05733
  • Vermont Archeology and History
  • Geoarcheology
  • Quaternary Paleoenvironments
  • Archeological Public Outreach (Heritage Discovery)
  • North American Métis
  • Vernacular Cultural Landscapes
  • Culturally Modified Trees
  • Ethnographic Cultural Landscapes
  • Ethnobotany
"Archaeology in a Region of Spodosols, Part 2." In Pedological Perspectives in Archeological Research, edited by Mary Collins et al., Soil Science Society of America Special Publications 44 (Madison, Wisc.): 81-94. (1995).


(Urban designer and author, Terra Firma Urban Design; Fellow, Center for Research on Vermont)
(802) 734 3427
  • Town design, land use analysis, site planning for affordable housing
  • Sustainable community development
Author of Made for Walking: Density and Neighborhood Form, and co-author of Visualizing Density, and Above and Beyond: Visualizing Change in Small Towns and Rural Areas.


(Research Consultant)

1003 East Tyler Avenue
Eau Claire, WI  54701
  • Social Justice
  • Women's Health
"Moving in between Mammography: Screening Decisions of American Indian Women in Vermont." With B. M. Geller. Qualitative Health Research 14, no. 6:  836-57.


(Librarian, Vermont Historical Society)

60 Washington Street
Barre, VT 05641
802-479-8508 (O);
802-223-4016 (H);
802-479-8510 (F)
  • Bibliography Librarianship
  • Local History (Brattleboro and Montpelier)
  • Photographic History
  • Merchandizing
Montpelier: Images of Vermont’s Capital City. With Bill Fish. History Press, 2008.


CARR, Jacqueline Barbara

(Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Vermont)

201 Wheeler House,
133 S. Prospect Street
Burlington, VT 05405
  • Colonial America, American Revolution, Early Republic
  • Historical Growth, Development, Cultural and Social Constructs
  • Female Academics in Early Vermont
“Local History and the Vermont Borderlands, 1790-1820.” Vermont History.

CARTER, Christie

(Retired Assistant Archivist, Vermont State Archives)

4 Mechanic Street, Unit 2
Montpelier, VT 05609
802-229-0236 (H)
  • Women’s History
  • History of Photography
  • Archival Management
“Sources of Women's History at the Vermont State Archives.” Vermont History 59, no. 1 (Winter 1991): 30–48.

CASSIDY, Richard T.

(Hoff, Curtis, Pacht, Cassidy, Frame, Somers & Katims P.C.)

802-864-6400 (O)
802-864-8144 (H)
802-860-1565 (F)
  • Civil and Human Rights in Vermont
  • Vermont Legal and Political History
“Civil and Human Rights.” In Vermont State Government Since 1965, edited by Michael Sherman, 297–316. Burlington: University of Vermont, 1999.

CHANEY, Michael P.

(Executive Director, New Hampshire Political Library)

20 Park Street 
Concord, NH 03301
Fax: 603-271-2082
  • Borderland Studies of New England and Canada
  • Folklore and Material Culture
  • New England Forest History
Ed. Sources for the Study of Canadian-American Relations: Manuscripts at the University of Vermont Library. Burlington: University of Vermont, 1986.


(Archaeologist, Strawberry Banke Museum; New Hampshire Co-Coordinator, Project Archaeology)

15 Boylston Avenue
Nashua, NH 03064
  • Historic Archaeology
  • Material Culture
  • Cultural Resource Management Museum Exhibit Planning
  • Historic and Archaeological Education
From Wilderness to Fortress: Exploring the History of a Revolutionary Site, Resource Guide for Mount Independence State Historic Site, Orwell, Vermont. Montpelier: Vermont Division for Historic Preservation, 1999.

CILLO, Paul A.

(President and Executive Director, Public Assets Institute)

1875 Bridgman Hill Road
Hardwick, VT 05843
802-223-6677 (O)
802-472-6222 (H)
802-229-4929 (F)
  • State Tax and Budget Analysis with Focus on Education
  • Finance, Health Care Finance, Family *Economic Security, and Energy

"State of Working Vermont 2014."  Published December 2014.

Available at:

CLARK, Audrey

(Archivist and Digital Specialist at Pringle Herbarium)

University of Vermont,
27 Colchester Ave.,
Burlington VT 05405
  • Vermont’s Natural History

Landscape Confidential, a nature column for Vermont Digger:

“Endowment Preserves Pringle Herbarium.” Vermont Quarterly, 2013.

CLARK, Clifford E., Jr.

(Professor of History and M. A. & A. D. Hulings Professor of American Studies, History Department, Carleton College)

718 4th Street East,
Northfield, MN 55057
507-222- 4208 (O)
507-645-6330 (H)
507-663-4223 (F)
  • Single-Family Architecture
  • Social History
  • Community Studies
  • Cultural Geography
The American Family Home, 1800-1960. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1986.


(Director, Polling Institute; Associate Professor, Castleton University; Political Science Program Coordinator, Castleton University)

Leavenworth Hall,
6 Alumni Drive
  • Focus groups, sampling methodology, survey development, data weighting, and data analysis
CLARK, Susan

All Those In Favor: Rediscovering the Secrets of Town Meeting and Community, co-author.

Slow Democracy: Rediscovering Community, Bringing Decision Making Back Home, co-author.

CLIFFORD, Nicholas R.

(Middlebury College Professor Emeritus of History)

104 Kestrel Lane, Middlebury VT 05753
  • The 1927 Flood

The Troubled Roar of the Waters: Vermont in Flood and Recovery, 1927-1931. With Deborah P. Clifford. Lebanon, N.H.: University Press of New England, 2007.

“The Dairy Farmers’ Union in Vermont, 1939-1942.” Vermont History, vol. 79, no. 1 (Winter/Spring 2011): 58-81.

COFFIN, Howard

(Independent Scholar)

33 Hebert Road, Unit 3
Montpelier, VT 05602
  • Vermont Military History
  • Vermont Civil War Sites

Guns over the Champlain Valley: A Guide to Historic Sites and Battlefields. With Jane Curtis and Will Curtis. Woodstock, Vt.: Countryman Press, 2005. 

Something Abides; Discovering Civil War In Today’s Vermont. Woodstock, Vt.: Countryman Press, 2013.

COGBILL, Charles V.

(Associate of the Harvard Forest)

Harvard Forest
82 Walker Lane
Plainfield, VT 05667
  • Forest Ecology
  • Land-Use History
  • Historical Ecology
  • Old-Growth Forests in Vermont
  • Settlement Era Forests in Vermont

COHN, Arthur B.

(Co-founder and Director Emeritus, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum)

957 Robinson Road
Ferrisburgh, VT 05456
802-475-2022 (O)
802-877-2190 (H)
802-475-2953 (F)
  • Military History
  • Lake Champlain and Regional History
  • Nautical Archaeology
Lake Champlain's Sailing Canal Boats: An Illustrated Journey from Burlington Bay to the Hudson River. Basin Harbor, Vt.: Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, 2004.

COLLINS, Monica R.

(Paralegal, Langrock Sperry & Wool, LLP)

111 S. Pleasant St.
Middlebury, VT 05753
802-377-7641 (C)
802-767-3570 (H)
  • Labor Patterns in Rural Vermont
  • Latinos in Vermont
  • Public Policy
  • Food history and culture

COLMAN, Devin A.

(State Architectural Historian, Vermont Division for Historic Preservation)

One National Life Drive
Deane C. Davis Building,
6th Floor,
Montpelier, VT  05620
  • Vermont Architecture
  • Historic Preservation
  • Modernist Architecture
  • New Deal in Vermont
  • Ice Hockey in Vermont
“The Future Comes Home: Modernist Residential Architecture in Chittenden County, Vermont.” Master’s thesis, University of Vermont, 2006.


(Associate Professor, CDAE, Food Systems, University of Vermont)

205H Morrill Hall, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405
  • Local food systems, farm to institution
  • Real Food Challenge

Future Research Plans:

  • Economic impact of food systems


(Curator, University of Maryland)

2811 Woodley Road NW
Washington, DC 20008
202-543-5169 (H)
301-405-2634 (F)
  • The Labor Movement in Vermont
  • Occupational Folklife and Labor of Vermont
  • James Hartness as Social Engineer

CONRAD, Sally Y.

(Former President, Chittenden County Historical Society)

4205 Wake Robin Drive,
Shelburne, VT 05482-7577
  • Chittenden County
"The Neighborhood Destroyed by Burlington's Urban Renewal Early Years: 1870-1910." Chittenden County Historical Society Bulletin, 34, no. 2 (Summer 2000).


(Former Editor, Historic Roots)

17 South Gorham Lane,
Middlebury, VT  05753
Fax: 802-388-2838
  • Social History (especially unpublished letters and diaries)
  • Literacy Issues
  • Historical Literacy
Historic Roots, a magazine of Vermont history for adults who read at the 5th to 6th grade levels.


(Professor of Geography, University of Vermont)

Department of Geography,
201 Old Mill,
University of Vermont,
94 University Pl., Burlington, VT 05405
  • Mapping American Childhoods research as Frank M. Bryan 2015 summer research award winner.

COUSINS, Ann Sullivan

(Retired from Preservation Trust of Vermont)

520 Michael Lane,
Williston, VT 05495
  • Lake Champlain
  • Patterns of Community Development
  • Impacts of Sprawl Development
  • History of the Burlington Breakwater.

COYLE, Eugene A.

(Sessional Lecturer, University of Reading, Berkshire, U.K.)

5 Samor Way, Didcot,
Oxfordshire, UK, OX l 1 8RE.
  • Atlantic History (1760-1820)
  • Vermont History (esp. Allen Brothers)
  • Revolutionary Vermont (1760-1800)
“’Hordes of Wild Irishmen'; Immigrant Ideologies in Eighteenth-Century America." With John J. Duffy. Forthcoming.


(Director, Center for Maritime Archaeology; Conservation Professor, Nautical Archaeology Program, Anthropology Department, Texas A&M University)

College Station, TX 
409-845-6696 (O)
409-764-1587 (H)
409-845-6399 (F)
  • Lake Champlain Nautical Archaeology
  • Inland Watercraft Design and Construction, 1700-1950
  • Early North American Steamboats
Ed. Coffins of the Brave: Lake Shipwrecks of the War of 1812. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2014.

CRISMAN, Ronald E. W.


1721 Bayley Hazen Road,
P.O. Box 158,
Peacham, VT 05862
802-592-3572 (also fax)
  • Financial Management of Government
“Finances: Budgeting and Spending.” In Vermont State Government Since 1965, edited by Michael Sherman, 173-86. Burlington: University of Vermont, 1999.

CROCK, John G.

(Director, UVM Consulting Archaeology Program; Assistant Research Professor, Anthropology Department, University of Vermont)

180 Colchester Avenue,
Delehanty Hall #111,
Burlington, VT 05405.
802-656-4310 (O)
802-899-2482 (H)
802-656-8033 (F)
  • Prehistoric Native American Archaeology
  • Historic Euro-American Archaeology
  • Prehistoric Trade and Exchange
  • Public Education and Archaeology
Archaeology of Native Americans in Vermont and Broader Northeast. Principal investigator for the UVM Consulting Archaeology Program, an organization that conducts more than 50 archaeological studies per year in Vermont, all mandated by federal and/or state law.

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Name and TitleContact InformationInterest AreaRepresentative Research Effort


DALE, Christopher

(Retired Professor of Sociology, New England College; Current Adjunct Professor of Sociology, Bentley University)

9 Granville Road,
Lincoln, MA 01773
603-731-5838 (cell)
781-259-8634 (H)
  • Social History
Brighton, Vermont: A Town History (forthcoming, August 2015)

DANIEL, Alicia

(Lecturer, Environmental Program, University of Vermont)
  • Landscape
  • Conservation of Wild Places
  • Storytelling

DANIELS, Thomas L.

(Professor, City and Regional Planning Department, University of Pennsylvania)

127 Meyerson Hall,
University of Pennsylvania,
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6311
215-573-8965 (O)
215-898-5731 (F)
  • Vermont Land Use
  • Vermont History
  • Vermont Agriculture
“Land Gains Taxation: The Vermont Case.” Center for Research on Vermont Occasional Papers Series, no. 10. Burlington:  University of Vermont, 1986.


DANIGELIS, Nicholas L.

(Professor, Sociology Department, University of Vermont)

31 South Prospect Street,
University of Vermont,
Burlington, VT 05405
802-656-2129 (O)
  • Gerontology
No Place Like Home: Intergenerational Homesharing Through Social Exchange. With A. P. Fengler. New York: Columbia University Press, 1991.


(Archivist & Librarian, Shelburne Museum)

P.O. Box 10,
5555 Shelburne Road,
Shelburne, VT 05482
802-985-3348 x3379 (O)
802-453-3446 (H)
  • Museums and Archives
  • Addison County
  • Collectors and Collecting
Finding Aid to the Papers of Electra Havemeyer Webb.


(Retired Registrar, Castleton State College)

86 Hazel Street,
Rutland, VT 05701
  • History of Rutland Public Relations
Rutland History; involved in the website

DAVIS, Allen F.

(Professor Emeritus of History, Temple University)

2032 Waverly Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19146

Summer address:
643 Craftsbury Rd.,
Greensboro, VT, 05841 

215-985-4892 (H)
  • Social and Cultural History
Postcards from Vermont, A Social History, 1905–1945. Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 2002.

DAVIS, Eric L.

(Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Middlebury College)
20 Robbins Road,
Cornwall, VT 05753-9237 
  • Vermont Elections
  • Vermont Political History
  • Vermont Constitution
"Biennial Government?" In We Vermonters: Perspectives on the Past, edited by Michael Sherman and Jennie Versteeg, 291–302. Montpelier: Vermont Historical Society, 1992.

DAVIS, Hamilton E.

(Research Associate Professor, College of Medicine, University of Vermont)

26 Henry Street,
Burlington, VT 05401 
  • Health Care Policy and Regulation
  • Vermont Politics
“Health Care.” In Vermont State Government Since 1965, edited by Michael Sherman, 361–88. Burlington: University of Vermont, 1999.

DAWSON, James C.

(New York State Regent; Distinguished Service Professor, State University of New York, Center for Earth and Environmental Science)

State University of New York,
101 Broad Street,
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
518-564-4035 (O);
518-324-2401 (H)
  • Lake Champlain and Adirondack Education, History, and Natural Resources
“An Archeological Survey of Bloomery Forges in the Adirondacks.” With Ross F. Allen, Morris F. Glenn, Robert B. Gordon, and David J. Killick IA: The Journal of the Society for Industrial Archeology 16 (1990): 3–20.

DEGREE, Kenneth A.

(Independent Scholar)

27 Blackberry Lane,
South Burlington, VT 05403
  • Vermont Political History
  • Vermont Antebellum Social History
  • U.S. History (Jacksonian Era)
“The Watershed Election: Cornelius Peter Van Ness, Horatio Seymour, and the United States Senate Campaign of 1826.” Vermont History 71 (Summer/Fall 2003):  152–79.


(Curriculum Coach)

16 Wilson Street,
Burlington, VT 05401
802-363-1361 (cell)
  • Lake Champlain Basin (past and present)
  • Place-Based Education (K-12)
  • Standards-Based Interdisciplinary Curricula
Place-Based Curriculum Design: Exceeding Standards through Local Investigations. New York: Routledge, 2015.


(Manager, Environmental Planning and Strategies, Southern California Edison)

1725 Sunset Lane,
Fullerton, CA  92833
626-302-9528 (O)
714-879-7267 (H)
626-302-9730 (F)
  • Demography
  • Environmental Aspects of Resource Planning
  • Public Perception of Electrical Facilities
Program Coordinator, “Transmission Lines in Residential Neighborhoods: Issues in Siting and Environmental Planning.” Workshop sponsored by the Edison Electric Institute, Portland, Ore., 1989.


DILLON, R. Scott

(Survey Archaeologist, State of Vermont Division for Historic Preservation)

24 Bayview St.,
Burlington VT 05401
802-828-3048 (O)
  • Pre-contact and Contact Period
  • Native American Archaeology
  • Euroamerican Colonial and Historic Era Archaeology
  • Environmental Predictive Modeling
  • State and Federal Statutes and Regulatory Processes as Applied to Cultural Resources
Archaeological Reconnaissance Survey and Site Evaluation Study for the Yellow-Blue-Yellow Alignment, Chittenden County Circumferential Highway, With Peter Thomas and Prudence Doherty. Burlington: University of Vermont, 1985.

DOHERTY, Prudence

(Library Assistant Professor, Special Collections, Bailey/Howe Library)

538 Main St.,
University of Vermont,
Burlington, VT  05405
802-656-1493 (O)
  • Printing and Publishing History, including newspapers
  • History of Public and Academic Libraries and Librarians
  • Historically Marginalized Groups
“Lake Champlain’s Steamboats: Special Collections, Bailey/Howe Library, University of Vermont.” Vermont History 77 (2010): 141-47.

DONAHUE, Katherine C.

(Emeritus Professor of Anthropology, Social Science Department, Plymouth State University)

Plymouth, NH
603-535-2424 (O)
802-436-2448 (H)
603-535-2654 (F)
  • Political Economy of Northern New England
  • Comparative Development
  • Environmental Anthropology
Environmental Sustainability of Recreational Boatbuilding in New England and New York.

DONATH, David A.


P.O. Box 489,
Woodstock, VT 05091
802-457-7273 (H)
802-457-4663 (F)
  • Settlement during Revolutionary War, Upper Connecticut River Valley (18th century)
  • Agricultural History of Rural Life (19th & 20th century)
  • Cultural Tourism in Vermont (20th century)
“The Vermont Destination: Working Countryside and Bucolic Retreat.” In The Vermont Difference: Perspectives from the Green Mountain State, edited by J. Kevin Graffagnino, H. Nicholas Muller, David A. Donath, and Kristin Peterson-Ishaq. Woodstock and Barre; Woodstock Foundation and Vermont Historical Society, 2014.

DONNELLY, Joy Parker

1443 Route 100 North
Ludlow, VT 05149
  • Genealogy
  • Town/Local Histories
  • 18th-Century Life
  • Land and Wildlife Conservation
  • Early New England Architecture
Signature quilts from Plymouth, Vt., including genealogies.

DONNIS, Erica Huyler

(Special Collections Director, Champlain College; Independent Historian; Museum Consultant)

112 Adams Street,
Burlington, VT  05401
  • Burlington History
  • Architecture
  • History of the Gilded Age
  • Social History
  • Material Culture
  • History of Shelburne Farms
The History of Shelburne Farms: A Changing Landscape, An Evolving Vision. Barre: Vermont Historical Society, 2010.


(Associate Professor Emeritus of Geology, University of Vermont)

27 Cambridge Road,
Cambridge, VT  05444 
  • Geology of Vermont
  • Geology of Quebec
Rift History of the North American Continental Crust as Seen from Vermont and Southern Quebec.


(Associate Justice, Vermont Supreme Court)

802-828-3278 (O)
802-862-7019 (H)
  • Vermont Constitution
  • Vermont Judiciary
  • Technology and Its Impact on the Courts
“The Judiciary.” In Vermont State Government Since 1965, edited by Michael Sherman, 187–242. Burlington: University of Vermont, 1999.

DOPP, Sarah L.

(University of Vermont Medical Center; President, Chittenden County Historical Society; Past President, Vermont Historical Society)

The Morgan House,
500 Cheese Factory Road,
South Burlington, VT 05403
802-985-3581 (H)
Fax: 802-847-3509
  • History of Burlington Area
  • University of Vermont
  • Vermont History of Medicine
  • History of Burlington, VT, Area Hospitals
Photography for A Historic Guide to Burlington Neighborhoods, vols. 1–3. Burlington, VT: Chittenden County Historical Society, 1990–2003.


(Consultant, Researcher, and Educator)

34 Old Farm Road,
Richmond VT 05477
  • Landscape History and Evolution
The Landscape Evolution of Vermont Towns, PLACE Program (University of Vermont and Shelburne Farms collaboration), 2001–09, including projects on Richmond, Jericho, Shelburne, Hinesburg, Huntington, Williston, South Burlington, Cambridge, and, as a consultant, on Benson and Putney.


(Former Governor, State of Vermont)

6 Baldwin Street
Middlebury, VT 05753
802-443-5549 (O)
  • History of Elections
  • Vermont State Government
  • Municipal Government
“Administrative Offices.” In Vermont State Government Since 1965, edited by Michael Sherman, 137–56. Burlington: University of Vermont, 1999.

DOW, Elizabeth H.

(Professor Emeritus, School of Library and Information Science, Louisiana State University)

P.O. Box 1009,
Hardwick, VT 05843
802-472-6424 (H)
  • Demographic Studies of Women
  • Women and the Granite Industry
  • Hardwick During Its Industrial Era
“Hardwick on the Map, 1895–1915: Industrialization in Direct Democracy.” Vermont History 58, no. 4 (Fall 1990): 221–49.

DOYLE, William T.

(Vermont State Senator, R-Washington County; Professor of Political Science, Johnson State College)

186 Murray Road,
Montpelier, VT  05602
Fax: 802-828-2424
  • Vermont History and Government (political and social)
Co-Producer. Life in Franklin County. Documentary film (35 min.), 2007.

DUFFY, John J.

(Johnson State College Professor Emeritus of English and Humanities)

320 Main Street,
Isle La Motte, VT  05463
  • Vermont History (19th-century social/cultural)
Chief Ed. Ethan Allen and His Kin: Correspondence, 1772–1819. 2 vols. Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 1998.


(Vermont State Climatologist, Professor, Geography Department, University of Vermont)

200 Old Mill Building,
94 University Place,
Burlington VT 05405
802-656-3042 (F)
  • Climate Variability and Change: Historical Climatology and Journals
  • Natural Hazards and Resiliency
  • Droughts
  • Flooding
  • Severe Weather
  • Landscape Change
  • Remote Sensing
  • Climate Education & Science Literacy
Co-ed. Historical Climate Variability and Impacts in North America. With C. J. Mock, Springer Publishers, 2009.

DUTTON, Nancy C.

(Retired Director and State Historical Preservation Officer, New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources)

P.O. Box 136,
Wilmot, NH 03287
603-526-4541 (H)
  • History of Lake Sunapee, NH
  • Vermont Craftsmen (particularly painters)
Paintings and Drawings at the Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, Vt.: Shelburne Museum, 1976.

DWYER, Michael F.

(English Department Head, Otter Valley Union High School; President, Rutland Historical Society)

389 Orchard Hill,
Pittsford, VT 05763 
802-247-6833 x269 (O)
802-483-6993 (H)
  • Genealogy in the Internet Age
  • Irish and French Canadian Immigration
  • Photography’s First Century
“The Path to Edward Bird: A Story of Identity, Assimilation, and Discovery.” American Ancestors Magazine, Spring 2012, 28–32.

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(Attorney; Retired President, The Snelling Center for Government)

P.O. Box 19,
Peacham, VT  05862 
  • Leadership
  • Federal Devolution and State Service Delivery Systems
  • Public Policy
Vermont Leadership Institute and related activities, 1995.

EATON, Kevin


(Professor Emeritus of Environmental Studies/English and American Literature)

19 Mountain St.,
Bristol, Vermont 05443
802-443-5281 (O)
802-453-3625 (H)
  • Nature Writing
  • Contemporary Poetry
  • Environmental Studies/Education
  • In Hardwood Groves


(Documentary Video Producer, Chair FTS UVM)



(Professor Emeritus of English, University of Vermont)

4703 Yacht Harbor Drive
Naples, FL 34112
  • American Literature
  • Nonfiction Writing
  • Vermont Literature
  • Vermont Dialects
  • Vermont Publishing
Ed. The Literature of Vermont: A Sampler. With Arthur W. Biddle. Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 1973.

EWALD, Richard

(Architectural Historian)

55 Bemis Hill Road,
Putney, VT 05346 
  • Historic Preservation
  • Vernacular Architecture
  • Reading and Interpreting the Built and Cultural Landscape
“Proud to Live Here: Preserving the Cultural Landscape of the Connecticut River Valley in Vermont and New Hampshire.” Connecticut River Joint Commissions, 1999.

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FARROW, Steven S.

(Social Studies Teacher, North Country Union Junior High School; Adjunct Faculty, Geography, Lyndon State College)

608 Bluff Road,
Newport, VT 05855
802-766-2276 x108 (O)
802-334-6710 (H)
  • Geography
  • History
“Vermont Place-Name Changes-Counties, Towns, Gores, and the Evolving Map of Vermont.” M.A. thesis, University of Vermont, 1985.

FAY, Brianna

FEENEY, Vincent E.

(Author; Historian; Educator, Vermont Humanities Council)

504 Sherwood Drive,
Montpelier, VT 05602
(802) 223-0673
  • History of the Irish in Vermont
  • Burlington History
  • Winooski History
“Pre-Famine Irish in Vermont, 1815-1844.” Vermont History 74 (Summer/Fall 2006): 101-26.

FISH, Charles

(Professor Emeritus of English, Western New England College)

32 Bunker Rd.,
East Dummerston, VT 05346
  • Local History
  • Farming
  • Fairs
  • Natural History
In the Land of the Wild Onion: Travels Along Vermont's Winooski River. Hanover, N.H.: University of Vermont Press/University Press of New England, 2006.

FISCHER, Montgomery R.

(Co-Owner, KingFischer Consulting)

FISHER, Brendan

(Assistant Professor, University of Vermont, Gund Institute)

617 Main Street,
Burlington, Vermont 05405
  • Pro-Social Behavior
  • People’s Environmental Attitudes/Attitudes Towards Conservation
“Estimates of the Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI) for Vermont, Chittenden County and Burlington, from 1950 to 2000.” Ecological Economics 51 (2004): 139-66. With D. P. Edwards and D. S. Wilcove, “Logging and Conservation: Economic Impacts of the Stocking Rates and Prices of Commercial Timber Species.” Forest Policy and Economics 38 (2014): 65–71.


(Chairman, Board of Directors, Union Mutual of Vermont)

P.O. Box 158,
Montpelier VT 05601
802-229-5590 (o)
802-229-1733 (H)
  • Government
  • Law
  • Dispute Resolution
"The Executive." In Vermont State Government Since 1965, edited by Michael Sherman, 91–106. Burlington: University of Vermont, 1999.

FLYNN, Brian S.

(Professor Emeritus of Family Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Vermont)

6773 Dorset St., Shelburne VT 05482
  • Development and Evaluation of Health Promotion programs in Community, School, and Health Care Settings
  • Tobacco Control
Mass Media Interventions to Reduce Youth Smoking Prevalence. With J. K. Worden,  J. Y. Bunn,  L. J. Solomon,  T. Ashikaga,  S. W. Connolly, A. G. Ramirez. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 39, no. 1 (July 2010):53–62.

FOX, Gerald B.

(Principal Researcher, Vermont Historysmyth)

48 Saybrook Road,
Essex Junction, VT  05452
  • Vermont Railroads
  • Industries (19th- and early 20th-century)
  • Early Vermont
“Burlington & Lamoille Railroad Depots.” Ambassador, 21, no. 2; “William Hale, Railroad Surveyor.” Shortline, March 2015. Book-length history of the Burlington and Lamoille Railroad.

FOX, Kathryn, Ph.D.

(Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Vermont)

31 South Prospect Street,
Burlington, VT 05405
  • Offender Reentry Programs
  • Restorative Justice
  • Rehabilitation
  • Law & Society
“Civic Commitment:  Promoting Desistance through Community Integration.” Punishment & Society (forthcoming 2015).


(Retired Educator)

76 Park Street Extension,
Proctor, VT 05765 
  • History of Proctor, Vermont
“A History of the Proctor Y.M.C.A. and the Sutherland Club.” Rutland Historical Society Quarterly 33, no. I (2003).

FRINK, Douglas S.

(Retired University Professor)

94 Harrington Road,
Charlton, MA 01507
  • Environmental Assessment
  • Pedogenesis
  • Soil Physiology
  • Archaeological Dating Procedures
Explorations Into a Dynamic Process-Oriented Soil Science. Elsevier Insights, Waltham, Mass.: Elsevier, 2011. 
“Demonstrating Emergent Properties in Dynamic Systems.” Journal of College Science Teaching  39, no. 1 (2009): 68–70.

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(Retired Library Director for Research Collections, University of Vermont)

P.O. Box 240,
Underhill, VT 05489
  • Vermont Political History
  • Libraries, Archives, and Manuscripts
  • Vermont History (20th-century)
  • Printing and Publishing History
“George D. Aiken,” “Roderick Stinehour,” “Claire Van Vliet.” In The Vermont Encyclopedia, edited by John J. Duffy, Samuel B. Hand, and Ralph H. Orth. Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 2003.  [OR]
"A Repository Archivist on Capitol Hill." In An American Political Archives Reader, Lanham, MD.: Scarecrow Press: 2009.


(Independent Scholar)

P.O. Box 240,
Underhill, VT 05489 
  • Eugenics Survey
  • Vermont Commission on Country Life
  • History of Public Health
  • History of Science
Breeding Better Vermonters: The Eugenics Project in the Green Mountain State. Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 1999.


(Archaeologist, Agency of Transportation VTrans Environmental Section)

1 National Life Drive,
Montpelier, VT 05633
802 828 3965
  • Vermont History
  • Historic Preservation
  • Contact Period Archaeology
  • 20th -Century Military History
  • Fire in the Hills: Historic Research and Material Culture of Orange County’s Infamous Moonshiners
  • Friends of France: Barre Mayor John Aubrey Gordon and the American Field Service in World War I
  • Mammoth Discoveries in Vermont: 19th Century Fossil Finds in the Green Mountain State
  • The St. Albans Boys of WWI: Joseph Evarts and the 103rd Machine Gun Battalion
  • The Archival History of a Curious Artifact: Medieval Chainmail in Irasburg, VT


(Director of Analysis & Data Management, Department of Education, State of Vermont)
  • Rural Community Sustainability
  • Migration
  • Identity
  • Educational Achievement
  • Gender
  • Work
“Special Edition: Sustaining Communities.” Co-ed. With Cian O'Callaghan and Mary P. Corcoran. GeoJournal: An International Journal of Geography  77, no. 2 (2012).
“Eviction Notices or Optional Tenancy? The Leave-Taking Imperative and the Perception of Choice Among Academically High-Achieving Rural Adolescents from Vermont, USA and Leinster, Ireland.”  Paper for Eastern Sociological Society 2013 Annual Conference, 21–24 March, Boston, Mass. (forthcoming).


(Burnham Memorial Library)

  • Early American Period (1780–1830)
  • Material Culture
  • Burlington History and History of Communities/Neighborhoods
Historic Photos of Vermont. Turner Publishing Co., February 2009.

GEORGE, Barbara

(B.G. Enterprises)

108 Birge Street,
Brattleboro, VT 05301
  • Bridge Design and Construction
  • Estey Organ Company
  • Historic Preservation, Architecture
  • Stone Industries
  • History of the Estey Organ Factory Buildings (ongoing).

GIL, Gloria

(Retired, Director, Champlain Media Arts, Inc.)

204 Home Avenue,
Burlington, VT 05401
802-862-8287 (H)
802-399-0402 (C)
  • Media Program Planning, Marketing, and Production
  • Jury Training
  • History of Bennington Potters, Inc.
“Women and Men Working Together: A Vermont Chronicle.” Video presentation for the Vermont Department of Education.


(Retired Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union)

444 Hampshire Hill Rd.
Worcester, VT 05682
  • Equality in Vermont
  • Healthcare Access

Surveillance On The Northern Border. Editor of report by the American Civil Liberties Union of Vermont, 2013.

Capital Punishment In Vermont. Chapter for book planned following death penalty trial of Donald Fell, 2005.

The Vermont Political Tradition. Editor of articles and book by William Doyle on Vermont political history.

Seasons of Change: Fifty Years With Vermont Life. Vermont Life magazine, 1996.

Who’s Funding Vermont Politicians. Vermont Magazine, Sept-Oct 1990.

Marion Pritchard Recalls A Madness. Sunday Rutland Herald/Times Argus, Apr. 18, 1982.

GILBERT, Alphonse H.

(Associate Professor Emeritus of Natural Resources, University of Vermont)

190 Red Tail Lane,
Charlotte, VT 05445 
  • Recreation Economics
  • Natural Resource Evaluation
  • Benefit/Cost Analysis
“Value of Dam Removal and Landlocked Salmon Restoration on the Clyde River in Vermont.” With K. Dolan. 1997 Water Resources Conference, Seattle, Wash., 1997.


(Regional Historic Site Administrator, Chimney Point Historic Site)

8149 VT Route 17,
W Addison, VT  05491
802-759-2412 (O)
802-453-2079 (H)
Fax: 802-759-2547 (F)
  • Revolutionary War in Vermont
  • Historic Preservation
  • Architectural History of Vermont
“Historic Introduction” and “Middlebury Village.” In The Historic Architecture of Addison County. Montpelier: Vermont Division for Historic Preservation, 1992.


(Tarrant, Gillies & Richardson Attorneys at Law)

913 Crosstown Road,
Berlin, VT 05602
802-223-1112 (O)
802-229-0418 (H)
  • Legal and Constitutional History
  • Administrative History
  • Local Government
Uncommon Law, Ancient Roads and Other Ruminations on Vermont Legal History. Barre: Vermont Historical Society, 2013.

GOAT, Leslie G.

(Bibliographic Control Specialist, Dartmouth College)

5 West Street, Apt. 2,
Hanover, NH  03755 
603-643-5753 (H)
  • Historic Landscape
  • Vernacular Architecture
  • Material Culture
Plymouth, Vt., Town Plan (1994).

GOTELLI, Nicholas J.

(Professor, Biology Department, University of Vermont)

209 Marsh Life Sciences Building,
University of Vermont,
Burlington, VT 05405.   
Fax:  802-656-2914
  • Ecology and Evolution of Carnivorous Plants
  • Atmospheric Pollution and Extinction Risk in Northern Vermont
“Nitrogen Deposition and Extinction Risk in the Northern Pitcher Plant Sarracenia purpurea.” Ecology 83: 2758–65.

GRAFF, Christopher

(Vice President of Communications, National  Life)

423 Elm Street,
Montpelier, VT 05602. 
  • Twentieth-Century Vermont
  • Vermont Politics
  • Vermont Public Television series, The Governors. Interviews and documentaries on seven Vermont governors.


(Director, William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan)

909 South University Ave.,
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
734-764-2347 (O)
Fax: 734-647-0716
  • Vermont History
  • Antiquarian Books and Maps
  • American Frontier
Co-ed. The Vermont Difference: Perspectives from the Green Mountain State. With H. Nicholas Muller, David A. Donath, and Kristin Peterson-Ishaq. Woodstock. Woodstock Foundation and Vermont Historical Society, 2014.

GRAY, Linda

(Fulbright Scholar, Dnepropetrovsk National University, Ukraine)

770 Robinson Cemetery Road,
Calais, VT 05648
  • Women’s History and American Studies
  • Early Modern History
  • Atlantic Worlds
  • History of French Canada
  • History of the Fur Trade
  • French and Indian Wars
  • State and Local History
  • Native American History
Review of Gods of War, Gods of Peace: How the Meeting of Native and Colonial Religions Shaped Early America by Russell Bourne. Vermont History 70 (Summer/Fall 2002): 169–72.

GRIP, Richard

(Executive Director, Statistical Forecasting LLC)

170 Owls Head Hill Lane,
S. Dorset, VT 05251
  • Declining Public School Enrollment in Vermont
  • Brain Drain and Outward Migration in Vermont
  • Are Young People Still Leaving Vermont?

GUIDRY, Marissa


(Educator, Historian, Author)

22 Orchard Road,
South Burlington, VT 05403
802-658-1209 (H)
802-233-8587 (C)
Discovering Black Vermont: African American Farmers in Hinesburg, Vermont, 1790–1890.  Hanover, N.H. University Press of New England, 

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HADSEL, Christine

(Vermont Museum & Gallery Alliance)

429 South Willard Street,
Burlington, VT 05401
Fax : 802-864-7982
  • Conservation Techniques
  • The Rise of Popular Culture in Rural Vermont
Vermont Painted Theater Curtains Project: A stabilization project to clean, mend, and preserve over 135 canvas drops painted between 1880 and 1940.


(Retired Lecturer, Political Science)

135 Cliff Street,
Burlington, VT 05401
  • Vermont Politics
  • Women in Vermont Politics
"Women on the Threshold: An Analysis of Rural Women in Local Politics (1921–1941)." Rural Sociology 53, no. 4 (1987): 510–21.


(Scientific Equipment Technician, Department of Physics, University of Vermont)

Cook Physical Sciences Building,
University of Vermont,
Burlington, VT 05405  
802-656-0053 (O)
802-434-3896 (H)
802-656-0817 (F)
  • History of Science Teaching at the University of Vermont
  • Provenance and History of Fleming Museum and Physics Department Artifacts
Co-Presenter. "Physics at the University of Vermont in the Early Years." Colloquium, Department of Physics, University of Vermont, 2004.

HAND, Sally

(Librarian, Ohavi Zedek)
  • Vermont History
  • Jewish Communities in Vermont

HARLOW, Susan J.

(Managing Editor, Northeast Dairy Business)

P.O. Box 198,
Westminster Station, VT 05159
Fax: 603-756-3217
  • Agriculture
  • Agricultural History Communications

“Agriculture.” In Vermont State Government Since 1965, edited by Michael Sherman, 467–84. Burlington: University of Vermont, 1999. [OR]
“Vermont's Organic Farming Pioneers.”

With photographer John Nopper. Presentations at the Vermont History Museum, Sterling College, Strolling of the Heifers in Brattleboro, and the Northeast Organic Farmers Association annual meeting.

HART, William B.

(Associate Professor of History, Middlebury College)

History Department,
Axinn Center, Middlebury College,
Middlebury, VT 05753
  • Native Americans in the Colonial Era
  • African American History
  • Biography of Martin Freeman.

HAVILAND, William A. 

(Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, University of Vermont)

45 Woods Road,
Deer Isle, ME  04627-3367 
  • Archaeology
  • Ethnohistory
“Indians on the Lake: From Paleoindians to “Abenakis.” With John G. Crock. In press for book on Lake Champlain Quadricentennial, edited by Michael MacCaskey.



(Chair, School of Leadership & Management, Marlboro Graduate School)

151 Old River Road, Apt. 3,
Woodstock, VT 05091
  • Certified Benefit Corporations in VT
  • Co-working and Entrepreneurial Space in VT
  • Masters Thesis; Happiness and Shared Leadership in Certified B Corporations in Vermont

HELZER, Brigitte

80 Winooski Falls Way, Apt 300,
Winooski, VT 05404
802 578 3470
  • Archaeology, History

HICKS, Jennifer

(Chief, Vermont Department of Health,
Research Evaluation and Epidemiology Unit)

108 Cherry Street
Burlington, VT 05401
  • Health and well-being of Vermonters

HOLLY, Catherine

HOZA, Betsy

(Professor, Psychology Department, University of Vermont)

2 Colchester Avenue, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405
(802) 656-4773


(Professor Emeritus of Environmental Studies and Natural Resources)

139 Dunder Road,
Burlington, VT 05401
802-578-7792 (C)
  • Sustainability Education
  • Sustainable Communities
  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental Interpretation
  • Ecotourism
  • Citizen Participation
  • Community-Based Conservation
  • International Environmental Issues
“Local Solutions for a Sustainable Future with Global Implications: Telling Sustainability Stories about Positive Role Models as a Social Transformation and Behavior Change Tool, with Examples of Sustainability Initiatives in the Greater Burlington, Vermont, Area.”

HUFFMAN, Benjamin L.

(Retired Research Analyst, Legislative Council, Vermont General Assembly)

21 Cliff Street,
Montpelier, VT  05602 
  • Public Policy Analysis, Planning, and Politics
  • State Government
  • Resource Economics
“Community Mental Health in Vermont, A Program Evaluation.” Montpelier: Vermont Legislative Council, February 1987.


HYMAN, Jessica

(Executive Director, Vermont Community Garden Network)

Burlington, Vermont 05401
802-861-4769 (O)
802-598-3139 (H)
  • Community-Based Agriculture 
  • Community Gardens
  • Food Access and Justice
  • Land Use
  • Agricultural Entrepreneurship
  • Local Foods
  • Community Journalism
“Local Development Pressure and Land Use Decisions: Farmland Change within Vermont's Diversified Agricultural Networks.” Center for Rural Studies project funded by a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant (Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service) with assistance from U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy.

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Name and TitleContact InformationInterest AreaRepresentative Research Effort

INWOOD, Shoshanah

(Assistant Professor, University of Vermont Dept. of Community Development and Applied Economics)

208H Morrill Hall,
146 University Place,
Burlington, VT 05405
  • Farm viability, Sustainability, Farm Growth, Community-Based Economic Development, Workforce Development, Health Care and Child Care in the Farm Sector

IRWIN, Rebekah

(Curator and Director, Special Collections & Archives, Middlebury College)

110 Storrs Ave,
Middlebury, VT 05753
  • Supporter and Contributor of Research in Vermont
  • Collecting Archives

ISHAM, Jonathan

(Professor of Economics; Director of the Center for Social Entrepreneurship, Middlebury College)

118 South Main Street
Middlebury, Vt 05753
  • Local Environmental Issues and the Creation of Social Capital: Evidence from Vermont with McGrory, Klyza, and Andrew Savage.


(Research Associate, University of Vermont Proctor Maple Research Center)

802-899-9926 (O)
802-888-7473 (H)
  • Effect of New Technologies on the Chemistry, Flavor, and Quality of Maple Syrup
  • Technical publications on maple technology (ongoing).


(Images from the Past, Inc.)

P.O. Box 137,
Bennington, VT 05201
802-442-3285 (H)
802-442-3204 (F)
  • Bennington History
  • Historical Photographs and Ephemera
  • Historic Preservation
  • Regional History/Cultural Geography
  • Historical Interpretation
Developmental Editor for Vermont-related and specific books such as To the Klondike and Back (1894-1901) “I am in here to get all I can” by George G. and George B. Shaw (2015) and Queen City: A History of Burlington, Vermont by Vincent E. Feeney (2015)

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Name and TitleContact InformationInterest AreaRepresentative Research Effort

JACOBS, Travis Beal

(Professor Emeritus of American History, Middlebury College Fletcher D. Proctor)

1104 VT Route 125,
Bridport, VT 05734
802-443-5315 (O)
802-758-2351 (H)
  • History (20th-century)
  • Sheldon Museum Research Center
  • Political Biography of U.S. Sen. Robert Stafford.


Hartgen Archeological Associates (new 2018)



Essex Junction Historian (new 2018)


JOHNSON, Curtis B.

(C. B. Johnson Consulting)

25 Foster Hill Road,
East Calais, VT 05650
  • Vermont Architecture
  • Vermont Agricultural Buildings and Landscapes
  • Vernacular Architecture
  • Photography
Co-author. Buildings of Vermont. With Glenn Andres. Buildings of the United States Series. Charlottesville: Society of Architectural Historians and University of Virginia Press, 2014.

JOHNSON, Rachel K.

(Emeritus Robert L. Bickford Green and Gold Professor of Nutrition, University of Vermont)

Nutrition and Food Sciences Department,
225B Marsh Life Sciences, University of Vermont,
Burlington, VT  05405
802-656-0540 (O)
Fax: 802-656-0007
  • Nutrition and Children
  • National Nutrition Policy
  • Nutrition and Cardiovascular Disease
  • Dietary Sugars Intake and Cardiovascular Health.

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Name and TitleContact InformationInterest AreaRepresentative Research Effort


(Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Vermont)

31 South Prospect St.,
University of Vermont,
Burlington, VT 05405
(802) 656-4197
  • Medical Crimes During Nazi Period


Author, editor and researcher (new 2018)


KEEFE, Thomas F.

(Keefe and Wesner Architects, PC)

P.O. Box 142,
Middlebury, VT  05753
802-388-6210 (O)
  • Architectural History
  • Paper Ephemera Collection
  • Archaeology
“Telecommunications Towers in Historic Buildings.” With Nancy Boone et al. Washington, D.C.: National Trust for Historic Preservation, 2000.

KENNY, Kathleen M.

(Program Historian, University of Vermont Consulting Archaeology Program)

3 Kearing Lane,
South Burlington, VT 05403 
802-656-4310 (O)
802-658-2903 (H)
802-656-8033 (F)
  • Historic Euroamerican and Prehistoric Native American Archaeology
  • Civil War
  • History of Public Health and Hygiene, Historic Epidemics
  • Historic Archaeology along the Route 7 Corridor in Charlotte (ongoing).

KETE, Mary Louise

(Associate Professor, English Department, University of Vermont)

Old Mill, 94 University Place,
University of Vermont,
Burlington, VT  05405 
802-656-0839 (O)
802-425-2578 (H)
  • Vermont Women Writers
  • Sentimental Culture
Sentimental Collaborations: Mourning and Middle-Class Identity in Nineteenth-Century America. Durham, N.C.:  Duke University Press, 2000.


(Emeriti Howard Professor of Zoology and Natural History, Biology Department, University of Vermont)

Marsh Life Sciences Building,
109 Carrigan Dr.,
University of Vermont,
Burlington, VT 05405
802-656-0453 (O)
802-849-2117 (H)
  • Distribution and Abundance of Mammalian  Fauna
  • Habitat Alteration and Recovery
“A High Elevation Record of the Star-nosed Mole (Condylura cristata) in Northeastern Vermont.” With R. W. Norris.  Canadian Field-Naturalist 121 (2008).


(Professor, Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, University of Vermont)

109 Carrigan Drive,
University of Vermont,
Burlington VT 05405
  • Science of Making Artisanal and Farmstead Cheeses
Cheese and Culture: A History of Cheese and its Place in Western Civilization. White River Junction, Vt.: Chelsea Green Publishing Company, 2011.


(Schenectady County Historical Society, Archeological Collections)

12C1 Sheridan Village, Apt. 1,
Schenectady, NY  12308.
  • Vermont History (18th- and 19th-century)
  • Champlain Valley Archaeology and History
  • Native Americans Early Settlement Sites
  • Military Sites and History
  • Crown Point Region Eighteenth-Century Shoreline Settlement Survey.

KLEIN, Theodore

KLYZA, Chris McGrory

(Professor of Political Science and Environmental Studies, Middlebury College)

206 Hillcrest, Middlebury College,
Middlebury, VT 05753
  • History of Vermont Landscape
  • Current Conservation
  • Environmental Policy in Vermont
The Story of Vermont: A Natural and Cultural History with Jon Isham (University Press of New England, 2015).


(Director, Center for Rural Studies; Professor, Community Development and Applied Economics Department, University of Vermont)

Morrill Hall, 164 University Place,
University of Vermont,
Burlington, VT, 05405
802-656-4616 (O)
802-658-0052 (H)
802-656-1423 (F)
  • Biotechnology
  • Community Supported Agriculture
  • Long-term Care
  • Healthcare
  • Specialty Products
“Satisfaction with the Quality of Community Based Long Term Care Services: Disabled Rural Elders and Adults.” Journal of Consumer Studies and Home Economics, forthcoming.


(Co-Director and Archivist, Vermont Folklife Center, Ph.D)

88 Main St.,
Middlebury, VT  05753
  • Ethnography
  • Oral History
  • Regional Tradition
  • Vernacular Music
  • Vermont Foodways

"Resources on the Preservation of Materials in Ethnographic and Oral History Collections." With Marcia Segal. Vermont Folklife Center Archive Field Research Guides, 2007 – present.

Archival Collection of the Vermont Folklife Center: Our Recent Digitization Initiative,” NEA  Newsletter 30:1, January 2003. Pp. 4-6.

"Field Recording in the Digital Age." 2003 to date. Vermont Folklife Center Archive Field Research Guides.

KONKLE, James F. (Peter)

2414 Nantucket Harbor Loop
Sun City Center, FL 33573
  • Vermont Labor History
On Bolton Flats: An Irish Insurrection in Vermont's North Woods. 2014. Historical fiction about Vermont's first significant labor uprising. Additional information at:


(Senior Coordinator of Design Initiatives, University of Vermont)

3366 Silver St,
Hinesburg, VT 05461
  • Working to incorporate the "design thinking" innovation methodology to help VT organizations solve open-ended challenges in a creative and human-centered way.


(Director, Office of Undergraduate Research at UVM)
  • Engaging undergraduates in VT research projects
  • Conservation
  • Local government
  • Cemeteries



162 US Oval,
Plattsburgh, NY 12903
  • Champlain Valley History to 1823
  • Historical Tourism
  • Adirondack History
“Troop Life at the Champlain Valley Forts During the American Revolution.” Ph.D.
State University of New York Albany, 1981.

KUJAWA, Richard

(Professor of Geography, Economics and Geography Department, St. Michael's College)

6 Keari Lane,
South Burlington, VT  05403 
802-654-2488 (O)
802-863-0445 (H)
  • Environmental Planning and Policy
  • Land Use Change (urban and rural)
  • Land Conservation Policy
  • Planning/Economic Development
“Envisioning a Green Energy Future in Canada and the United States.” With Jeffrey Ayres and Laura Stroup. Special Issue, American Review of Canadian Studies on the Place of Nature in Canadian Studies in the U.S.  45, no. 3 (Fall 2015)


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Name and TitleContact InformationInterest AreaRepresentative Research Effort

LACY, David M.

(Archaeologist, USDA/Green Mountain National Forest)

231 North Main Street,
Rutland, VT 05701 
802-747-6719 (O)
802-483-2577 (H)
802-747-6766 (F)
  • Prehistoric and Historic Land Use Patterns in the Green Mountains
  • Historic Preservation and Environmental
  • Review Historic Preservation within Wilderness Areas
"Prehistoric Land Use in the Green Mountains: A View from the National Forest." Journal of Vermont Archaeology 1 (1994): 92–102.


(History Teacher, Rice Memorial High School)

99 Proctor Ave.,
South Burlington, VT 05403
  • History
  • Anthropology


(Distinguished Professor of Planning
& Public Policy, Muskie School of Public Service, University of Southern Maine)

12 Acorn Lane,
Cumberland Center, ME 04021 
  • Agriculture
  • Land Use
  • Rural Development
"The Beckoning Country: Act 200, Act 250, and Regional Planning in Vermont."  With Robert Sanford. In Big Places, Big Plans: Large-Scale Regional Planning in North America, ed. by M. Lapping and O. Furuseth. Hampshire, U.K. and Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate Publishers, 2004.

LEPPMAN, John A., M.D.

(Doctor, Internal Medicine Specialist, Springfield Hopsital)

20 Thwing Lane,
Bellows Falls, VT 05101
802-463-3858 (H)
Fax: 802-463-3911
  • Vermont Bibliography and Book Collecting
  • Genealogy and Family History
  • Medical History
A Bibliography for Vermont Genealogy. 2d ed. St. Albans: Genealogical Society of Vermont, 2005.

LESLIE, Averill, Ph.D.
  • Town Meeting Democracy
  • Local Government
Dissertation: The New England Town Meeting as Icon and Ethnographic Object: New Perspectives on Participatory Democracy


(Owner, Restoration and Traditional Building)

92 Old Pasture Road,
Greensboro Bend, VT 05842
802-533-2561 (F)
  • Historic Construction
  • Technology and Architecture
Historic American Roof Trusses. Timber Framers Guild, 2006.

LEWIS, Laura F., RN

(Assistant Professor, University of Vermont)

106 Carrigan Drive
Burlington, VT 05403
  • (In press). A meta-ethnography of qualitative research on the experience of being a partner to an individual with Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorder and other psychotic disorders. Issues in Mental Health Nursing.
  • (2015). Putting “quality” in qualitative research: A guide to grounded theory for mental health nurses. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 22(10), 821-828. doi: 10.1111/jpm.12270

LIEBS, Chester H.

(Professor Emeritus of History, University of Vermont; Adjunct Professor, Graduate Certificate Program in Historic Preservation and Regionalism, School of Architecture and Planning)

2401 Central Avenue NE, MSC04-2530,
University of New Mexico,
Albuquerque, NM  87131.
505-715-0049 (O)
505-277-0076 (F)
  • Sustainable Communities
  • Cultural Landscapes
  • Historic Preservation
  • Environmental Education
  • Numerous exhibits, lectures, projects, articles, and Vermont Public Radio commentary on Vermont's historic resources and issues facing the environment of the state.

LIPNACK, Jessica

(CEO, NetAge)
  • Networks
  • Communities
  • Collaboration
  • Can Vermont Save the World? (forthcoming book).


(State Representative)

2751 Baldwin Road,
Hinesburg, VT 05461
  • VT LGBTQ History VT Legislative History
Future Research Plans:
  • Vermont LGBTQ History Project
Additional Comments:
  • Featured in Civil Wars: The Battle for Gay Marriage - David Moats; The State of Marriage - Jeff Kaufman documentary film. Sponsor of LGBTQ History Prize for VT History Day.


(Architectural Historian/Historic Preservation Consultant)

46 East State Street,
Montpelier, VT  05602
  • Architecture
  • History and Conservation of Architecture Photographic Documentation
  • Early Twentieth-Century Bridges (in progress).

LOCKHART, Betty Ann C.

(Director, Perceptions, Inc.)

1030 Hinesburg  Road,
Charlotte, VT 05445
Fax: 802-425-3628
  • Vermont Photography and Videography
  • The Maple Industry, Vermont and North American – from the Native Peoples to Today’s Developments
  • The History of Charlotte, VT
Maple Sugarin’ in Vermont – A Sweet History. History Press, 2008.

LONEY, Gerry

LORD, Gary T.

(Dana Professor of History; Head, Division of Social Sciences)

Ainsworth Hall,
158 Harmon Drive,
Norwich University,
Northfield, VT 05663
  • Northern New England Prior to 1860
  • Vermont Social and Cultural History
Biography of Alden Partridge, 1785–1854 (in progress).

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Name and TitleContact InformationInterest AreaRepresentative Research Effort

MADDEN, Karen F.

(Lecturer, History Department, University of Vermont; Director of Academic Support Services, Johnson State College)

24 Lamoille Street,
Essex Junction, VT 05452
802-635-1438 (O)
802-878-0891 (H)
802-635-1454 (F)
  • Vermont History
  • Women's History
  • Women and Politics
"Ready to Work: Vermont Women in the Republican Party." Paper presented to the Vermont Historical Society, March 2001.

MALLOY, Dennis

(Vermont Agency of Natural Resources)

156 North Street,
Montpelier, VT 05602
  • Data Collection and Use
Source Book of Information on Vermont (in progress).

MANNING, Robert E.

(Professor, Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources)

Aiken Center, 81 Carrigan Dr.
University of Vermont,
Burlington, VT 05405
  • Natural Resources
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Wilderness National Parks
  • Tourism
Lessons from the Tourism Literature: A Study for Vermont. Burlington: University of Vermont, 1986.

MANNING, William C.

(Northwoods Stewardship Center)

170 Dolloff Mountain Road,
Island Pond, VT 05846
  • Small Woodlot Management Leadership Training
From Woodlot to Woodworking (in progress).


(Secretary, Vermont Old Cemetery Association; Board Member, Association of Gravestone Studies)

P.O. Box 132,
Townshend, VT 05353
  • Recovery of Stolen Cemetery Objects
  • Cemeteries Across the World
  • Vermont Cemeteries
  • Townshend, Vermont, Civil War Veterans
Coauthor. "Stones and Bones: Using Tombstones as Textbooks." Vermont Old Cemetery Association, 2008 (1996). Curriculum for Grades 4–12.


(Executive Director, The Intervale Center)

180 Intervale Road,
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 660-0440 x 107
  • Integrated Food Systems
  • Agriculture
  • Community Economic Development


(Retired History Teacher, Champlain Valley Union High School)

429 South Willard Street,
Burlington, VT 05401 
  • Vermont History
  • Beekeeping
Fishing with the Presidents. Mechanicsburg, Pa.: Stackpole Books, 1999.

MARES, Teresa, PhD

(Assistant Professor, Anthropology Department, University of Vermont)

Williams Hall, Room 101,
72 University Place,
University of Vermont,
Burlington, VT 05405
(802) 656-5706
  • Food and Migration Studies
  • Identity and Foodways
  • Contemporary Social Movements
  • Community-based Ethnographies
“La Otra Frontera: Exploring Migrant Foodways in Vermont.”  Cornell University’s Latino
Studies Program. Ithaca, N.Y., 2013.


(Director of Student Management, Harwood Union Middle and High School)
  • Educational Practices that Recognize Rural Ways of Life
“Pitching Vermont: Leveraging Vermont’s Rural Attributes to Educate and Keep Young Adults in the State.” Paper presented at the Northeast Popular/American Culture Association Fall Conference, Colchester, Vt., October 2013.

MARSHALL, Jeffrey D.

(Library Director for Research Collections, Bailey/Howe Library)

538 Main St.,
University of Vermont,
Burlington, VT 05405 
802-656-2596 (O)
802-524-0126 (H)
  • Vermont History
  • Vermont Bibliography
  • Civil War
A War of the People: Vermont Civil War Letters. Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 1999.


(Director, Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC)

P.O. Box 99,
St. Johnsbury, VT 05819
802-748-8324 (O)
Fax: 802-748-8502
  • Public Policy in Vermont Government
"Business, Labor, and Industry." In Vermont State Government Since 1965, edited by Michael Sherman, 529–60. Burlington: University of Vermont, 1999.


MATHIS, William J.

(Managing Director, National Education Policy Center, University of Colorado Boulder)

P.O. Box 345,
Brandon, VT 05733
802-383-0058 (O)
802-247-6720 (H)
802-247-5548 (F)
  • Educational Productivity and Achievement
  • Privatization, Education and Democracy
  • Recent History of Vermont Education
  • Civic Virtue and Civil Society
"Education." In Vermont State Government Since 1965, edited by Michael Sherman, 317–60. Burlington: University of Vermont, 1999.


(Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Geography, University of Vermont)

200 Old Mill,
University of Vermont,
Burlington VT 05405
  • Human-Environment Interactions
  • Land Conservation and Sustainability
  • Geographic Information Systems      
  • Political Ecology
  • Working Landscapes and Land-based Livelihoods
  • Community Forestry
  • Mexican Migrants Working in U.S. Dairy Agriculture (Vermont, Costa Rica, North and Latin America)
“Gender, Belonging, Enclosure, and Deserving Subjects: Farmworkers and Farmers in the Vermont Dairy Industry.” University of Vermont, Fifteenth Annual Hispanic Forum, October 2008.


(Retired Associate Professor of Sociology, Lyndon State College)

117 Richardson Street,
Burlington, VT 05401
  • In- and Out-Migration to Vermont Communities
  • Back to the Landers and Community Impact
  • Rural Culture and the Arts
  • Status Quests and Class Conflicts
"The Migration of Cosmopolites to Rural Vermont." Ph.D. diss., New School for Social Research, 1985.


(Vice President, Ethan Allen Institute)

4836 Kirby Mountain Road,
Concord, VT 05824 
802-695-1448 (O)
802-695-2555 (H)
802-695-1436 (F)
  • Energy
  • Fiscal, Environmental, Educational, and Governance Policies
The Vermont Papers: Recreating Democracy on a Human Scale. With Frank Bryan. Chelsea, Vt.: Chelsea Green Publishing Co., 1989.


(Graduate Student, The Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, University of Vermont)

  • Natural Resources


(Retired, President, Marlboro College; PhD)
  • Arts and Culture
  • Government and Private Support for Cultural Development
"Cultural Agencies." In Vermont State Government Since 1965, edited by Michael Sherman, 417–52. Burlington: University of Vermont, 1999.


(Associate Professor, Historic Preservation Program)

Wheeler House,
133 S. Prospect St.,
University of Vermont,
Burlington, VT 05405
802- 656-9773 (O)
802-223-1712 (H)
802-656-8794 (F)
  • Bicycle History
  • Cultural Landscapes
  • Built Environment
  • Historic Preservation Law
  • Historic Bridges
  • Forest History
  • Urban and Village History
  • Title and Property Law

Crossings: A History of Vermont Bridges. Barre: Vermont Historical Society and Vermont Agency of Transportation, 2005.

Old Wheelways: Traces of Bicycle History on the Land. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2015

MCEVOY, Thomas J.

(Professor Emeritus of Forestry Extension,  Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, University of Vermont)

Fax: 802-656-8683
  • Forests and Forest Use
  • Inter-generational Transfers of Forest
  • Timber Prices
  • Private Property
Legal Aspects of Owning and Managing Woodlands. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 1998.

MCGOVERN, Constance M.

(Frostburg State University Professor Emerita of History)

103 Tolland Avenue,
Stafford Springs, CT 06076
  • History of American Women
  • History of American Psychiatry
Masters of Madness: Social Origins of the American Psychiatric Profession. Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 1985.


(History Teacher, Rice Memorial High School)


(Archaeologist/Historian, Adjunct Faculty, University of Vermont; Executive Director, Vermont Granite Museum, Barre)

780 Leon’s Lane,
South Royalton, VT 05068
802-763-7337 (O)
  • Agricultural History
  • Archaeology
  • Industrial History
  • Maritime History
  • Native American History
  • Social History
"With Their Homes About Them": The Champlain Waterway's Unique Maritime Community, 1819–1940. Ph.D. diss., Binghamton University, 2011.

MCRAE, Glenn, Ph.D.

(Director, Northeast Transportation Workforce Center; Associate Director, UVM Transportation Research Center)

Farrell Hall, 210 Colchester Ave.,
Burlington, VT 05405
802-656-1317 (O)
802-363-6700 (C)
  • Effective Governance and Government
  • The Not-for-Profit Sector
  • Public Policy Development
  • Civic Engagement
  • Environment
  • Indigenous Peoples
Co-author. “Bringing Developmental Evaluation Practices and Principles to the Transportation Education Development Pilot Program at the University of Vermont.” With C. Vallett, and M. McCutcheon-Schour. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, no. 2424 (2014): 63–68.


(Professor of Sociology; Chair, Department of Society, Culture and Languages; Academic Coordinator, Office of Citizenship and Civic Engagement, University of New England)

14 Boom Road
Saco, ME 04072
207-602-2327 (O)
207-284-9631 (H)
  • Vermont History (20th century)
  • Vermont Socioeconomic and Demographic Composition
  • Vermont Rural Development
Frontiers, to Farms, to Factories: The Economic and Social Development of Vermont from 1791 to 1991.” Vermont History 71 (Winter/Spring 2003): 88–97.


MELLO, Robert

(Attorney at Law)

182 Forest's Edge Road,
Hinesburg, VT 05462
  • Early Vermont History
Moses Robinson and the Founding of Vermont. Barre: Vermont Historical Society, 2014.

MENDEZ, Ernesto

(Associate Professor, Environmental Program/Dept. of Plant and Soil Science)

Bittersweet House,
153 South Prospect St.
University of Vermont,
Burlington VT 05401.
  • Interactions between Agriculture, Livelihoods, and Biodiversity Conservation in Tropical and Temperate Landscapes
  • Ecosystem Services of Agricultural Landscapes
  • Agroecological Farm Production
  • Local Food Systems
  • Agroforestry Systems
  • Chittenden Watershed of Vermont
Co-author. “Landowner Willingness to Embed Production Agriculture and Other Land Use Options in Residential Areas of Chittenden County, Vermont, USA.” With D. Erickson and S. T. Lovell. Landscape & Urban Planning 103, no. 2 (2011): 174–184.

MEYERS, Herman "Bud"

(Director, Lighthouse Evaluation; Professor Emeritus, College of Education, University of Vermont)

University of Vermont,
5431 Martin Cove,
Bokeelia, FL 33922
  • Vermont Education (Leadership, Assessment, Accountability)
  • Vermont Human Services (Corrections, Homelessness, Delinquency)
Co-author. “Equity of Opportunity to Learn, Spending and Student Achievement:  A Statewide Analysis in Vermont.”  With J. Rogers. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, Penn., April 2014.


MIEDER, Wolfgang

(Professor of German and Folklore, German and Russian Department, University of Vermont)

422 Waterman Building,
University of Vermont,
Burlington, VT 05405
802-656-1475 (O)
802-879-7093 (H)
802-656-8028 (F)
  • Folklore and Literature
  • Proverbs
  • Folk Speech, Fairy Tales, Legends
  • Popular Culture and Mass Media
Proverbs: A Handbook.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2004. Rpt. New York: Peter Lang, 2012.


(Museum Consultant and Independent Historian)

720 Cobble Road,
Middlebury, VT 05753
  • Museums/Collections Management
  • Immigration to Vermont
  • Women's History
  • History of Women's Education
  • African-Americans in Vermont History
Exhibit, The United Nations of Proctor, Immigration 1880–1930. Vermont Marble Museum, Proctor, Vt., 2015.

MINER, Donald J.

(Historian, St. Albans Historical Society)

5 Deerfield Road,
South Burlington, VT 05403 
802-527-7933 (O)
802-863-1876 (H)
  • Vermont History (18th and 19th century)
  • Oral History of St. Albans, Vt., Residents
  • Biographies of Vermonters (18th and 19th century)
  • Local history of St. Albans (see St. Albans Historical Society newsletter).


(Lecturer, Department of Geography, University of Vermont)

211 Old Mill,
94 University Place,
Burlington, VT 05405
  • Nature-Society Studies, Social and Cultural Geography, Political Ecology, Environmental Philosophy
Dissertation: “Crafting Local Responses to Global Environmental Crises: Rethinking and Rebuilding ‘Community’ for the 21st Century

MORIARTY, Ellen Spensley

South Champlain Historical Ecology Project Research Director (new 2018)



Part-time faculty, Castleton University (new 2018)


MORSE, Cheryl (Cherie)

(Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, University of Vermont)

Old Mill Building,
University of Vermont,
94 University Place,
Burlington, VT 05405-0114
Fax: 802-656-3042
  • Therapeutic Landscapes
  • Children's and Youth Geographies
  • Rural Cultures
"'Preppy-jocks', 'Rednecks', 'Stoners', and 'Scum': Power and Youth Social Groups in Rural Vermont." With Ruth Panelli. In Young Rural Lives, edited by R. Panelli, S. Punch, and E. Robson. London: Routledge, 2007.

MORSE, James

(Retired Vermont Supreme Court Associate Justice)

33 Monkton Road,
Charlotte, VT 05445 
802-425-2870 (H)
  • Vermont Judiciary
  • Criminal Justice
"Criminal Justice." In Vermont State Government Since 1965, edited by Michael Sherman, 243–56. Burlington: University of Vermont, 1999.

MOSER, Michael

(Research Specialist Coordinator, Vermont State Data Center, Center for Rural Studies at University of Vermont)
  • Working directly with VT organizations
  • Enhance VT’s rural economy
  • Developing and testing solutions

Co-author several VT reports

Integrated Rural Tourism: Weaving Low Impact Tourism into the Economic Fabric of Rural Communities (2006)

MOULTON, Richard

(Producer/Director of Documentary Films, Keystone Productions)

P.O. Box 97,
Huntington, VT 05462
  • Lake Champlain
  • Northern Railroading
  • Skiing and Ski History Transportation *Broadcasting History
  • Colonial Period
“Vermont Memories,” video series for Vermont Educational Television 57 minutes, 1994.


(Independent Historian)

68 George Street,
Morrisville, VT 05661
  • Public History
  • Cultural History (19th and 20th century)
  • Environmental History
  • Sense of Place
"Youth, Refinement, and Environmental Knowledge in the Nineteenth Century Rural North." In Nature and Culture in the Northern Forest: Region, Heritage, and Environment in the Rural Northeast, edited by Pavel Cenkl. Iowa City: University of lowa Press, 2010.

MULLER, H. Nicholas, III

(Retired President and CEO, Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation)

P.O. Box 244,
Essex, NY 12936
Fax: 518-963-8288
  • Vermont History
  • Canadian History
  • U.S. History
Co-editor. The Vermont Difference: Perspectives from the Green Mountain State. With J. Kevin Graffagnino, David A. Donath, and Kristin Peterson-Ishaq. Woodstock and Barre: Woodstock Foundation and Vermont Historical Society, 2014.


(Director, Community-University Partnerships and Service Learning)

Billings Center Room 409,
48 University Place,
University of Vermont,
Burlington, VT 05405
  • Place-based Education
  • Subject-centered Education

“White Paper on Vermont Foodways” and “Report on the Cultural Heritage Project: Foodways.” Cultural Heritage Project, Vermont Agency of Agriculture.

Does the “Eat Local Challenge” Challenge the Farm Bill? Association for the Study of Food and Society annual meeting, June 2008, New Orleans.

MUNSON, Michael J.

(Retired Planning Consultant)

83 Park Street,
Essex Junction, VT 05452
802-879-1560 (H)
  • Municipal Fiscal Policy
  • Aesthetic Evaluation
  • Community Character
  • Growth Centers
  • Downtown Revitalization
  • Building/Restoring Wooden Boats
"Outdoor Lighting Manual for Vermont Municipalities." Report prepared for the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission, 1996.

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NELSON, Garrison

(Elliott A. Brown Green and Gold Professor of Politics, Law and Political Behavior, Political Science Department, University of Vermont)

504 Old Mill,
University of Vermont,
Burlington, VT 05405
802-656-4223 or 656-3050
  • American Politics and Government (parties, behavior, law, policy analysis)
  • Political and Social Trends 
  • New England Politics
Inventing Ethan Allen by John J. Duffy and H. Nicholas Muller III. Hanover and London: University Press of New England, 2014

NELSON, Ingrid

(Assistant Professor, Departments of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Vermont)

94 University Place,
Old Mill 200,
University of Vermont,
Burlington, VT  05405
  • Vermont Identities and Landscape Change (specifically higher education campus landscapes)
“Political Ecologies of Greening Higher Education Campus Spaces, Examining the Political, Commercial, and Other Dynamics Shaping Multiple Campus Sustainability Rating Systems” (ongoing project).

NELSON, Margaret K.

(A. Barton Hepburn Professor of Sociology, Munroe Hall, Middlebury College)

Middlebury, VT 05753
  • Sociology of Education
  • Poverty
  • Sociology of the Family
  • Women and the Law
  • Childbirth, Caregiving, and Single Mothers
  • History of Teaching
  • Family Strategies in Rural Areas
  • Surveillance


(President, Roxbury Historical Society)

P.O. Box 331,
Roxbury VT 05669
  • Roxbury, Washington, and Orange Counties
  • Blacks in Vermont
  • World War II
  • Farming
Awarded Cate Fellowship 2014 from Vermont Historical Society to support study of Lyndes Family.

NEWMAN, D. Scott

(Historic Preservation Officer, Vermont Agency of Transportation)

National Life Building, Drawer 33
Montpelier, VT 05633
802-828-3964 (O)
802-828-2334 (F)
  • Historic Preservation
  • Architectural Conservation
  • Covered Bridges
  • Metal Truss Bridges Preservation
  • Economics
National Register Nominations for One-Room Masonry Schools, Georgia, Isle La Motte.

NEWTON, Lisa H., Ph.D.

(Fairfield University Professor Emerita of Philosophy; Adjunct Faculty, Department of Community Development and Applied Economics, University of Vermont)

  • Environmental Ethics
  • Urban and Periurban Agriculture
  • School Gardens
  • New Farms for New Americans
  • Farm-centered Community (possibly following the model of South Village)
  • Community Founded on Agro-ecology
  • Integrating Agriculture into an Ecosystem
  • Constructing a Built Environment Compatible with the Work of the Farm and the Protection of the Natural Environment
Founded programs in Applied Ethics and Environmental Studies, Fairfield University

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O’SHEA, Kaitlin

(Preservation Planner, UVM Historic Preservation Alumni Association)

193 Saint Paul St. #105
Burlington, VT 05401
  • Oral History, Roadside History, Vernacular Architecture


(Historic Preservation Specialist, Architectural Historian, Vermont Agency of Transportation)

1 National Life Drive
PDB - Environmental Section
Montpelier, VT 05633
  • Vermont Architecture; Vermont Agricultural History; Vermont Industrial History; African Americans in Vermont; Designed Landscapes; Vermont Transportation History
  • African American Architecture and Architects of Vermont; Vermont's Historic Designed and Vernacular Edible Landscapes

OLIVER, Alden  

ONUF, Rachel

Vermont Historical Records Coordinator, Vermont Archives (new 2018)


ORTH, Ralph Harry

(Professor Emeritus of English, University of Vermont)

262 Pierson Drive, Shelburne, VT 05482 
  • Vermont History and Geography
Ed. The Vermont Encyclopedia. With John Duffy and Samuel B. Hand. Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 2003.


(Professor, History and American Studies, St. Michael's College)

408A Dalton Drive
Colchester, VT 05446.
Fax: 802-654-2630
  • History of Textiles
  • Education
  • Settlement Patterns
"Female Education in the Diary of Phebe Orvis." Presentation as part of a panel on “Antebellum New England Women and Education,” NECPA, October 2003.

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PEEBLES, Giovanna

(Retired Vermont State Archaeologist)

  • Vermont Archaeology (prehistoric Native Americans; historic period)
  • Teaching Archaeology (K-12)
  • Lake Champlain Maritime History and Underwater Archaeology
  • Public Education
  • Vermont History (historic archaeology; early settlement; agricultural history)
A Rich and Ancient Heritage: Vermont's Archeological Sites. Montpelier: Vermont Division for Historic Preservation, 1989.


(Research Assistant Professor, Department of Geology, University of Vermont)

Delehanty Hall, Room 327
University of Vermont
Burlington, VT 05405
  • Sustainable Soil Practices
  • Mine Drainage Contaminants

“Mineral Transformation Controls Speciation and Pore-Fluid Transmission of Contaminants in Waste-Weathered Hanford Sediments.”  

Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 141 (2014): 487-507. With A. Thompson, P. O’Day, et al.

PERKINS, Stephen

Director, VHS (new 2018)


PERRY, John G.

(Retired Director of Planning, Vermont Department of Corrections; Adjunct Faculty, Lyndon State College)

86 Model A Drive, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819
802-748-3839 (H)
  • Crime and Justice
  • Corrections and Prisons
  • Demographic Distribution Shifts
  • Community Building
"Corrections." In Vermont State Government Since 1965, edited by Michael Sherman, 273–96. Burlington: University of Vermont, 1999.

PETERS, Natalie


1258 East Munger Street
Middlebury, VT 05753
  • Architecture (vernacular)
  • One-Room Schools
  • History of Middlebury/Addison County, Vt.
"The American One-Room Schoolhouse: A Descriptive Analytic Study of a Community Vernacular Building Artifact in Addison County, Vermont, 1790-1858." M.A. thesis, University of Washington, 1997.


(Director of Education and Public Programs, Shelburne Museum)

P.O. Box 10, 5555 Shelburne Road,
Shelburne, VT 05482
802-985-3346 (O)
802-425-3876 (H)
  • Vermont Life and Economics (19th century)
"Ticonderoga: An Interdisciplinary Curriculum Package" (1999).


(Retired Center for Research on Vermont Coordinator)

P.O. Box 341,
Essex Junction, VT  05453
  • Translating (Arabic-English)
  • Cultural and Historical Resources
Co-ed. The Vermont Difference: Perspectives from the Green Mountain State. Woodstock and Barre: Woodstock Foundation and Vermont Historical Society, 2014.

PLUMB, Sylvia


(Senior Lecturer, Plant Biology, Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, University of Vermont; Associate Director, Field Naturalist Program, Green House Residential Learning Community)

70 University Heights South, Room 9,
University of Vermont,
Burlington, VT 05405
  • Integrated Field Science Landscape Analysis
  • Place-based Education
  • Director, PLACE (Place-based Landscape Analysis and Community Education) Program.

POND, Fred

(Associate Professor, Libraries, University of Vermont)

Burlington, VT
  • History of Vermont through Film

"Promoting Vermont Films in Vermont's Libraries: Presenting Freedom & Unity - The Vermont Movie Series in a Small Vermont Library." With N. Jacobson, Vermont Library Conference, Vermont Library Association. May 20, 2014.

“Digitizing Historical Vermont Films: New Life for Old Films.” [Internet]. With P. Carnahan Center for Research on Vermont Seminar Series, University of Vermont; 2012, March 12.


(Retired Robert Hull Fleming Museum Director, University of Vermont)

25 Cedarvale Lane,
North Hero, VT  05474
  • Cultural History
  • Archaeology
  • Art and Artists (living and past)
  • Historic and Contemporary Vermont Art.

POTASH, P. Jeffrey

(Partner, Center for Interdisciplinary Excellence in System Dynamics)

84 Morrill Drive,
Burlington, VT 05408 
  • Vermont History (18th and 19th century social and religious; early Vermont courts)
  • American Religion
Vermont's Burned-Over District: Patterns of Community Development and Religious Activity, 1761-1850. Brooklyn, N.Y.: Carlson, 1991.


(Historic Preservation Consultant; Adjunct Faculty, Historic Preservation Program, University of Vermont)

Liz Pritchett Associates,
46 East State Street,
Montpelier, VT 05602-3009
802-229-1035 (O; also fax)
802-456-8885 (H)
  • Historical and Cultural Resources
  • Preservation Technology
Historic Resource Consultant for Smuggler's Notch (Stowe, Vt.) Scenic Highway Corridor Management Plan.

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American History Workshop (new 2018)


RALPH, James

(Rehnquist Professor of American History and Culture; Dean for Faculty Development and Research, Middlebury College)

Monroe Hall
Middlebury, VT 05753 
802-443-5320 (O)
802-545-2569 (H)
802-443-2084 (F)
  • Civil Rights in Vermont
  • Slavery and the Coming of the Civil War in Vermont
  • History of Middlebury (Town and College), Vt.
  • Tours of the West Cemetery
"Toward a History of Diversity at Middlebury College." In On Diversity: Reflections of Middlebury College Faculty and Staff, edited by Johanna Matthew et al. Middlebury, Vt.: Middlebury College, 2001.

RANDALL, Willard Sterne

(Distinguished Scholar in History and Professor Emeritus, Champlain College)

163 South Willard Street
Burlington VT 05401      
802-992-0088 (C)
  • War of 1812 on and around Lake Champlain
  • Jefferson’s Embargo and Smuggling
  • American Revolution and Colonial Period
  • Burgoyne’s 1777 Campaign
  • Ethan Allen and the Green Mountain Boys
  • Benedict Arnold
  • Haldimand Negotiations
  • Samuel de Champlain Explorations
  • American Presidency
Thomas Chittenden's Town: A Story of Williston, Vermont. With Nancy Nahra. Williston, Vt.: Williston Historical Society, 1998.

RAUM, Hans

(Retired Curator, Vermont Collection, Starr Library, Middlebury College)

Middlebury, VT  05753
  • Vermont History
  • Vermont Government
Ed. Directory of State and Local History Periodicals. Chicago: American Library Association,1977.

RAYBACK, Shelly A.

(Associate Professor, Department of Geography, University of Vermont)

213 Old Mill,
94 University Place,
University of Vermont,
Burlington, VT 05405.
  • Health of Vermont Forests
  • Dendrochronology
  • Vermont Climate
“A Comparison of Eastern Hemlock Tree-Ring Widths and Stable Carbon Isotope Ratio Chronologies from Vermont and Their Potential for Climate Reconstruction in Eastern North America.” With A. Lini, M. H. Gagen, R. Gregory and C.V. Cogbill.  Northern New England Forests Research Symposium. U.S. Forest Service and University of Vermont, December 16, 2011.

RESCH, Tyler

(Librarian, Bennington Museum)

194 Cold Spring Road,
North Bennington, VT 05257
802-447-1571 x210 (O)
802-447-7839 (H)
  • Vermont History
  • Vermont Biography
  • Vermont Politics
  • Vermont Newspapers
  • Vermont Landscape
  • Wind Energy (Skepticism)
Glastenbury: The History of a Vermont Ghost Town. Salem, Mass.: History Press, 2008.


(University of Vermont Professor Emerita of Natural Resources)

710 Old Hollow Road,
North Ferrisburgh, VT 05473
802-425-3733 (H)
802-425-3722 (F)
  • Dioxin Contamination of Dairy Products
  • Rural Development
Partnerships in Communities: Reweaving the Fabric of Rural America. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 2000.


(Professor of Linguistics, Romance Languages Department, University of Vermont)

Waterman Building,
85 South Prospect St.,
University of Vermont,
Burlington, VT 05405
802-656-0209 (O)
802-656-5773 (F)
  • Vermont Speech
  • Dialect Acquisition and Change
  • Vermont Dialect Project (in progress).


(Vermont State Archaeologist, VT Division for Historic Preservation)

1 National Life Drive,
Davis Building, 6th Floor,
Montpelier, VT 05602
  • VT Pre-Contact and Early Historic Periods; Religion, Ritual and Ceremony; Long-Distance Exchange and Interaction; Situations of Culture Crisis; Cultural Revitalization; Landscape Identification
Robinson IV, Francis W. 2012 “Between the Mountains and the Sea: an Exploration of the Champlain Sea and Paleoindian Land Use in the Champlain Basin.”


(Lyman-Roberts Professor of Classical Languages and Literature, Classics Department, University of Vermont)

481 Main Street,
University of Vermont,
Burlington, VT 05405
802-656-4626 (O)
802-453-2183 (H)
  • Local History
  • Institutional and Church History
  • Family History and Genealogy
  • Biography of George Washington Henderson (in progress).

ROLANDO, Victor R.

(Research Consultant-Industrial Archaeology)

106 Park St., Unit 2,
Bennington VT 05201.
  • Industrial Archaeology
  • Industrial History

200 Years of Soot and Sweat: The History and Archeology of Vermont's Iron, Charcoal, and Lime Industries. Burlington: Vermont Archaeological Society, 1992.

Addendum A to 200 Years of Soot and Sweat: The History and Archeology of Vermont's Iron, Charcoal, and Lime Industries. Bennington, VT: by the Author, 2007 (CD).


(University of Alaska-Anchorage Professor Emeritus of Library Science)

221 East 7th Avenue, #114,
Anchorage, AK 99501
  • Town Records
  • Family History and Genealogy
  • Church Records
Vermont Religious Certificates. Rockport, Maine: Picton Press, 1999.


(Co-founder, Vermont Edible History Tour; Past President, Chittenden County Historical Society)
  • Food
  • Circus History

“Edible History Tour,” Co-founded with historian Elise Guyette. Online at

“Hippodromes, Hyperbole, and Hullabaloo: 19th Century Circuses in Vermont.” With Angela Patten.


(Senior Policy Advisor, Vermont Department of Mental Health)

30 Henry Street,
Burlington, VT 05401
802-241-4014 (O)
802-864-8171 (H)
802-652-2005 (F)
  • The Citizen Legislature
  • Vermont Politics
  • Carnegie Libraries
  • Mental Health
"Public Welfare." In Vermont State Government Since 1965, edited by Michael Sherman, 389-416. Burlington: University of Vermont, 1999.

ROTH, Randolph A.

(Professor of History and Sociology, History Department, Ohio State University)

165 Dulles, 230 West 17th Avenue,
Columbus, OH 43210
614-292-6843 (O)
614-889-5043 (H)
  • Violent Crime and Violent Death: Suicides, Accidents, Homicides, Assaults, Casualties of War
  • Social and Cultural History
  • Religious and Reform Movements

American Homicide. Cambridge: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2009.

Historical Violence Database: (, includes data on homicides in Vermont and New Hampshire from the 17th century through 1900.

RUSSELL, Jeannine

(Senior Transportation Archaeologist, Vermont Agency of Transportation)

National Life Building, Drawer 33,
Montpelier, VT 05633
802-828-2334 (F)
  • Historic Archaeology (burial grounds)
  • Forensic Archaeology
Archaeology and Public Outreach in Vermont, long-term project which is part of the Chittenden County Circumferential Highway Project.

RYERSON, Charles C.

(Research Physical Scientist, U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory)

P.O. Box 383,
Hanover, NH 03755
603-646-4487 (O)
603-643-9080 (H)
603-646-4644 (F)
  • Weather
  • Cold Regions
  • Atmospheric Icing
  • Railroading
  • Historic Preservation of Locomotive #494 (White River Junction, Vt.)
  • Meteorological Causes of Ice Ablation in Mount Equinox
"Atmospheric Icing Rates with Elevation on Northern New England Mountains, U.S.A." Arctic and Alpine Research 22, no.  I (1990): 90–97.

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SALOMON, Ronald J.

(Fluvanna County Historical Society Museums)

393 Bremo Bluff Road
Bremo Bluff, VA 23022
  • Robinson Family
  • Anti-Slavery Movement
  • Quaker History
  • Antebellum Coroners’ Records
"Aunt, Sister, Friend: The Other Woman in an Enlightened Quaker Household." Paper presented at the Conference of Quaker Historians and Archivists, Haverford, Pa., June 2002.

SANFORD, D. Gregory

(Retired Vermont State Archivist)

163 Guyette Road,
Plainfield, VT 05667
(802) 454-7158
  • Vermont History (political; social)
  • Archival Management
Ed. The Records of the Council of Censors of the State of Vermont. With Paul Gillies. Montpelier, Vt.: Secretary of State's Office, 1991.

SANFORD, Robert M.

(Professor of Environmental Science and Policy, University of Southern Maine)

37 College Avenue,
University of Southern Maine,
Gorham, ME 04038
207-780-5756 (O)
207-892-1196 (H)
207-780-5251 (F)
  • Environmental History
  • Environmental Planning
  • Archaeology
"Evaluating the Effectiveness of Act 250 in Protecting Vermont Streams.” With H. B. Stroud. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 43, no. 5 (2000):  623–41.
Reading Rural Landscapes: A Field Guide to New England's Past. Thomaston, Maine: Tilbury House, 2015.

SAWYER, Will "Chip"

(Director of Planning, City of St. Albans; Former Vermont State Data Center Director, Center for Rural Studies)

  • Community Planning
  • Community Development
  • Community Indicators
  • Community Demographics and Political Structure
  • Changes to Vermont's Communities
Vermont State Data Center (


(Post-Doc Fellow; Research Associate, USDA Northeast Climate Hub)

231 Jeffords Hall,
Carrigan Drive UVM,
Department of Plant and Soil Science,
Burlington, VT 05405
  • Agriculture, climate change, belief systems, behavior change
  • "Farmer perceptions of climate change risk and associated on-farm management strategies in Vermont, northeastern U.S.”
  • Past research/projects on Farmers and Food Access; VT Agricultural Resilience in a Changing Climate

SCHMIDT, Frederick E.

(Center for Rural Studies Director Emeritus; University of Vermont Associate Professor Emeritus, Department of Community Development and Applied Economics)

21 Southwind Drive Burlington, Vermont 05401
802-598-3604 (C)
  • Economics and Politics
  • Demographics
  • Local Planning and Community Organization
  • Town Officer: Leadership and Training
  • Economic Development and Agricultural Policy
See project publications at the Center for Rural Studies (ongoing) and


(Writer, Self-Employed; Chair, Vermont College of Fine Arts; Board, ACLU-VT; VT Bar; Prof Responsibility Board)

144 Magic Hill Road,
Hinesburg, VT 05461
  • VT Strategy
  • Ethics in Government
  • Economic Development
"Speech to VT School Boards and Superintendents -2015"


(Curator, Vermont State House)

2 Governor Aiken Avenue,
Montpelier, VT 05633
802-828-3533 (F)
  • History of the State House
  • Vermont Art and Architecture
  • Historic Preservation
  • State Art Collection and Historic Buildings
Co-author. Intimate Grandeur: Vermont’s Statehouse at 150. With Nancy Price Graff, 2012.
Montpelier: Friends of the Vermont State House.

SCHWARZ, Gregory C.

  • Early Vermont Flags
  • Whitcomb's Rangers and Early Scouting Activity in Vermont during the Revolution
"Whitcomb's Rangers and American Scouting Activity on the Northern Frontier, 1775–1782." M.A. thesis, University of New Hampshire, Durham, 1982.

SCOTT, Tyler

(Scott & Partners, Inc.)

20 Main Street, # 3
Essex Junction, VT 05452
802-872-2764 (F)
  • Architecture
  • Historic Preservation
  • Planning
  • Richford Main Street Mill Renovation Project.


(Associate Professor, Social Sciences Department, Lyndon State College)

558 Calkins Camp Road,
Danville, VT 05828
802-626-6203 (O)
802-684-2181 (H)
  • Social and Cultural History (late 19th–early 20th-century)
Two Vermonts: Geography and Identity, 1865–1910. Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 2006.

SEE, Scott W.

(Libra Professor of History, History Department, University of Maine)

315 Stevens Hall,
University of Maine,
Orono, ME 04469
207-581-1911 (O)
207-949-4588 (H)
  • Vermont-Canadian Relations (especially immigration and social)
Ed. (with Gene Sessions) of published articles from the 1989 "Vermont and Canada: Regional Ties That Bind" conference in Vermont History 58, nos. 2–4 (1990).

SENECAL, Joseph-Andre

(Professor, French Department, University of Vermont)

  • French Settlement in the Champlain Valley
  • Franco-Americans in Vermont
  • Ethnic Vermont
  • Vermont’s Industrial Past
“French Vermonters on the Eve of the Millennium.” LINKS 1, no. 2 (Spring 1997).


(Retired Assistant United States Attorney)

Shrewsbury, VT 05738
  • Vermont History (18th and 19th century)
  • Early Vermont Law
  • Revolutionary War
  • Militia
Insurrection, Corruption & Murder in Early Vermont: Life on the Wild Northern Frontier. Charleston, S.C.: History Press, 2014.

SHEA, Peter

(Author; Director of Corporate Support, Vermont PBS)

140 Dodds Court,
Burlington, Vermont 05408
802-879-0419 (H)
802-654-3699 (F)
  • Northeastern Vermont Geography
  • Trout Fishing
In the Company of Trout: True Stories, Ruminations, and Vermont Guidance. Shelburne, Vt.: New England Press, 1999.

SHERMAN, Michael

(Editor, Vermont History)

20 College Street,
Montpelier, VT 05602
802-223-2632 (H)
  • Vermont History
  • Town Bands, Community Music
  • Conscientious Objectors (World War II)

Co-author. Freedom and Unity: A History of Vermont. With Gene Sessions and P. Jeffrey Potash. Barre: Vermont Historical Society, 2004.

“’Work of National Importance’: Conscientious Objectors in Civilian Public Service in Vermont during World War II." Vermont History 81 (Winter/Spring 2013): 75–117.



(Assistant Director, Environmental Program, University of Vermont)
  • Ecology
  • Evolutionary biology
  • Global climate change
  • Climate adaptation
  • Sustainability science
  • Communicating science
Early Spring: Waking to a Warming World (2009) and Finding Higher Ground: Adaptation in the Age of Warming (2011), both from Beacon Press.


(Graduate Student, West Chester University of Pennsylvania)

2124 Gilles Street,
Wilmington, DE 19805

Vermont Identity: From the Green Mountain Boys to Present (Research Paper)

Future Research Plans:

  • Documentary and Narrative Film Projects

Additional Comments:

  • I am currently finishing my Masters degree at WCU, and researching Vermont identity: the people and the state. I am searching for resources to help write my capstone research project.


(Archaeologist, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service)

617 Comstock Road, Suite 1,
Berlin, VT  05602-8498
802-828-4493 xl02 (O)
  • Cultural Resources Management
  • Agricultural History of Vermont
  • Military History
  • Archaeology
  • Prehistory of Vermont
  • Contemporary Native American Issues
Draft Report of Archaeological Investigations in Chittenden County (400 pp.) for the Vermont Division for Historic Preservation, 1991.

SLAYTON, Thomas K.

(Editor Emeritus, Vermont Life Magazine)

43 Terrace Street, Montpelier, VT 05602
802-229-0164 (H)
  • Vermont History
  • Institutions
  • Cultural Activities
  • Natural Resources
Sabra Field: The Art of Place. Shelburne and Montpelier: Chapters Publishing and Vermont Life Magazine, 1993.

SLOMA, Robert A.

(Vice President and Project Director, GEOARCH, Inc.)

594 Indian Trail,
Leicester, VT 05733 
802-247-8127 (O)
802-862-5817 (H)
802-770-8474 (C)
  • Prehistoric Lithic Resources and Procurement
  • Historic Vernacular Architecture
  • Human Osteology and Material Culture
Archaeology and Vernacular Architecture in Vermont (in progress).


(Owner, designer and fabric artist, Brazen Sheep)

PO Box 395,
Millwood, VA 22646
  • Fanny Allen
  • Mills and Textiles
  • Windsor County, VT
Fanny's Destiny; The Life of Ethan Allen's Second Wife (novel in progress).


(Chief of Staff, Office of VT Governor Peter Shumlin)

43 Brook Drive,
Burlington, VT 05408
  • Energy and environment
  • Legislative procedure and political science
  • Renewable energy and climate action

Darren M. Springer, “Three Key Challenges That Offer States and Localities a New Opportunity for Smart Growth,” State and Local Law News, American Bar Association, Fall 2008

Darren M. Springer, “States Lead by Example on Energy Policy,” Natural Resources & Environment, American Bar Association, Summer 2008

SQUIRES, Jeffrey F.

(Vice President, Parsons)

1133 15th Street, NW,
Washington, DC 20005 
  • Community Planning
  • Land Use
  • Transportation
  • Governance
"Transportation." In Vermont State Government Since 1965, edited by Michael Sherman, 509–28. Burlington: University of Vermont, 1999.

ST. LOUIS, Justin

Motorsports Writer (new 2018)


STETSON, Frederick W.


123 North Union Street,
Burlington, VT 05401
  • Robert Frost
  • Vermont Artists
  • Natural History
"Vermont Artists." Occasional series for Vermont Life Magazine, beginning in the Winter 1997 issue.


(Blittersdorf Professor of Sustainability Science and Policy; Associate Professor, Rubenstein School of Environmental and Natural Resources and College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, University of Vermont)

81 Carrigan Drive,
University of Vermont, Burlington VT 05405
  • The renewable energy transition


(Associate Professor; Director of Rubenstein Ecosystem Science Lab, University of Vermont)

3 College Street,
Burlington, VT 05401
  • Macroinvertebrates
  • Ecosystem Health
With M. E. Sierszen, T. R. Hrabik, et al.  2014. Depth Gradients in Food Web Processes in Large Lakes: Lake Superior as an Exemplar Ecosystem. Freshwater Biology. Co-Author.


(Professor Emeritus of History, University of Vermont)

425 S. Willard St.,
Burlington, VT  05401
802-656-8794 (F)
  • George D. Aiken and U.S. Foreign Relations
"The Wise Old Owl: George D. Aiken and Foreign Affairs, 1941–1975." In The Political Legacy of George D. Aiken: Wise Old Owl of the U.S. Senate, edited by Michael Sherman, 99–115. Woodstock, Vt.: Countryman Press, 1995.

STOUT, Neil R.

(Professor Emeritus of History, University of Vermont)

129 Robinson Parkway,
Burlington, Vermont 05401 
802-656-8704 (F)
  • American Revolution
  • Historic Preservation
  • Colonial U.S.
"Molasses: The Essential Ingredient in American Independence.” paper delivered at 6th International Congress of Maritime History at Ghent, Belgium, 2012.

STRONG, Marjorie

(Assistant Librarian, Vermont Historical Society)

60 Washington Street, Barre, VT  05641-4209
Phone: 802-479-8500 (O)
  • Vermont History
  • Vermont Government
  • Archival Processing
Inventory and Collection Description, Lee Emerson Papers, Vermont State Archives.

SUBIN, Laura




133 Atkins Bay Lane,
North Hero, VT 05474
  • African Americans
  • Political History
  • Profiles of African Americans in Vermont History (in progress).

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TAMULONIS, Margaret M.

(Manager, Collections and Exhibitions, Robert Hull Fleming Museum)

61 Colchester Avenue,
University of Vermont,
Burlington, VT 05405 
802-656-0750 (O)
802-951-9551 (H)
802-656-8059 (F)
  • Women Workers (19th- and 20th-century)
  • LGBT People

Co-curated exhibit; Storied Objects: Tracing Women's Lives in Vermont. Robert Hull Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, February 2010.

Curated Exhibit; Civil War Objects from the University of Vermont Collections; Robert Hull Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, September 2014–May 2015.



(Professor, Vermont Law School)

Chelsea Street, P.O. Box 96,
South Royalton, VT 05068 
802-831-1288 (O)
802-295-7372 (H)
  • Vermont Constitutional Law and History Biography
  • The Thought and Writing of Thomas Reed Powell (in progress).

TEACHOUT, Woden, Ph.D.

(Professor of Graduate Studies, Union Institute and University, Master of Arts Program, History & Culture Content)

393 Brook Road,
Middlesex, VT  05602.
(802) 223-3606
  • American Political Culture
  • Education, Health, and Children’s Issues
Co-author. Slow Democracy: Rediscovering Community, Bringing Decision Making Back Home. With Susan Clark. White River Junction, Vt.:  Chelsea Green Publishing, 2012.

TERRY, Stephen C.

(Retired Senior Vice President for Corporate Development, Green Mountain Power)

15 Sheldon Lane,
Middlebury, VT 05753
802-388-2170 (H)
  • Vermont Political History (20th-century)
  • Electric Utilities
  • Hoff Years as Governor
  • George D. Aiken

"The Media." With William K. Porter. In Vermont State Government Since 1965, edited by Michael Sherman,107–36. Burlington: University of Vermont, 1999.


(Assistant Professor of Business, St. Michael’s College)

Northwestern University

"Employee-Focused Convergent Stakeholder Model," published in International Association for Business and Society Conference Proceedings (2003)

"Tango and Leadership: Experience the Passion," in 30th Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference: Theme resource CD. Teaching as a liberal art (2003)

"Facial inversion effects: Parts and whole relationship," in Perception & Psychophysics (1997).


(Public Historian)

14 Barrett Street,
South Burlington, VT 05403
 "Questioning Authority: The June Training of the University Invincibles." Annual Proceedings 2000, Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife.

THOMAS, Matthew M.

(Independent Researcher)

431 Stinson Street, Apt 2
Vallejo, CA 94591
  • The history of  the maple syrup industry
  • Cary Maple Sugar Company (St. Johnsbury)
  • George H. Soule Company
Maple King: The Making of a Maple Syrup Empire. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. 2018.

THOMAS, Peter A.

(Historic Preservation Specialist, Federal Emergency Management Agency)

2024 Hillview Road,
Richmond, VT 05477
  • Vermont Prehistory, History, and Paleoenvironment
  • Northeastern Archaeology, Method, and Theory, Ethnohistory of Eastern North America
  • Forensic Archaeology
  • Floodplain Geomorphology
In The Maelstrom of Change: The Indian Trade in the Connecticut Valley. New York: Garland Publishing, 1990.


(Broadwing Productions)

236 Butler Road,
Walden, VT 05873 
  • Vermont History

Vermont Public Television programs:

  • "Champlain: The Lake Between"
  • "New England's Great River: Discovering the Connecticut"
  • "In Days Gone By: Vermont Country Ways"
  • "Barns: Legacy of Wood & Stone"
  • "Noble Hearts: Civil War Vermont"


(Exile Media Corporation)

94 North Main Street
Barre, VT 05641 
Fax: 802-479-9270
  • Vermont History
The Vermont Book of Days: The First Year. Barre, Vt.: Exile Media, 2005.

TOKAR, Brian

(Lecturer, Environmental Studies, University of Vermont)

170A Cherry Tree Hill Rd.,
E. Montpelier, VT 05651
  • Climate/energy policy
  • Social and environmental movements
  • GMOs and food politics

“Greening New England the Bioregional Way,” Raise the Stakes/Planet Drum Review (San Francisco, CA.), Spring 1988

“The Science of Genetically Engineering Trees,” in From Native Forests to Frankenforests: The Global Threat of Genetically Engineered Trees, Burlington, Vermont: Native Forest Network, Summer 2001

“Vermont Towns Vote Against Biotech Foods,” Z Magazine, May 2002

“Toward Food Sovereignty in Vermont,” Vermont Commons, April 2006

“Energy politics in Vermont—What’s holding us back?” Catamount Tavern News (Montpelier, VT), Fall 2007

“Vermont voters say no to tar sands oil,” published on Alternet, Counterpunch and ZNet, March 2013


(Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies, Environmental Studies Program,
Middlebury College)

Middlebury, VT 05753
  • Biological Conservation in Vermont

TORRES, Lars Hasselblad

Public Scholar (new 2018)



(Associate Professor, Nutrition and Food Sciences Department, University of Vermont)

109 Carrigan Drive, University of Vermont, Burlington VT 05405
Phone: 802-656-0833
  • Place-based Food Systems
  • Cooking Practices as Related to Health

Co-Author. “Produits du Terroir: Similarities and Differences Between France, Quebec and Vermont.” With Jean-Pierre Lemasson and Helen Labun Jordan. White Paper, Center for Rural Studies, University of Vermont, May 2010. 

“Crafting the Taste of Place in North America: Stories from Vermont and Quebec.” Presentation, University of Florida. Gainesville, December 2010.

TRUE, Marshall

(Professor Emeritus of History, University of Vermont)

School House Road, PO Box 74
East Fairfield, VT 05448
  • Early American History


(Coordinator/Instructor, Green Forestry Education Initiative)

Aiken Center,
University of Vermont,
Burlington, VT 05405
  • Woodturning
  • Traditional and Contemporary Wood and Forest Uses
  • Holistic Forest Management

TYZBIR, Robert S.

(Retired Professor, Nutrition and Food Sciences Department)

Raleigh-Durham, NC
  • Obesity
  • Diet and Fitness
Behavioral and Anthropometric Correlates of Dietary Restraint in College Women Using Field Adaptable Techniques.

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(Professor of Classics, Department of Classics, University of Vermont)

481 Main Street,
University of Vermont,
Burlington, VT 05405

Works & Days Farm Shoreham, VT
  • Sheep Farming
  • Food systems
  • Sustainability Studies

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Name and TitleContact InformationInterest AreaRepresentative Research Effort


(Assistant Professor of Anthropology, University of Vermont)

Williams Hall
72 University Place,
University of Vermont
Burlington, VT 05405
  • Political Dimensions of Landscapes
  • Built Environments
  • Human Subjectivities


39 McCann St.,
Smiths Falls, Ontario, Canada K7A2R6


(Associate Professor of Sociology, Norwich University)

158 Harmon Drive,
Northfield, VT 05663
(802) 485-2378

VISSER, Thomas D.

(Associate Professor, History Department, University of Vermont; Director, Historic Preservation Program)

Wheeler House, 133 S. Prospect St.
University of Vermont,
Burlington, VT  05405
802-656-0577 (O)
802-656-8794 (F)
  • Architectural Conservation and Historic Preservation
  • Historic Sites and Museums – Historical Research and Conservation Assessments
  • Archaic Building Technologies and Finishing Techniques
  • Agricultural and Waterfront Buildings and Sites
  • Sustainability
Porches of North America.  Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 2012.


(Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Vermont)

512 Williams Hall,
72 University Place,
University of Vermont,
Burlington, VT 05405
  • Urban Bicycle Transportation and Advocacy
  • Relationship between Quality of Life and Bicycle Transportation
  • History of the Bicycle in Vermont
Reconsidering the Bicycle: An Anthropological Perspective on a New (Old) Thing. New York: Routledge. 2013.

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WALKER, Margery

(Retired Educator)

  • Vermont History (Quakers)
  • Adult Education
  • Non-Traditional Higher Education
"Linking Education and Community Resources for Adult Learning Needs." Ph.D. diss., Walden University, 1977.

WATTS, Richard

(Director, Center for Research on Vermont; Lecturer, Department of Community Development and Applied Economics, University of Vermont)

407 Leavensworth Road
Hinesburg, VT 05461
802-656-9775 (O)
802-373-1131 (C)
  • Public Policy
  • Energy
  • Transportation
  • Public Health
Public Meltdown, The Story of the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant. White River Press, 2012.


(Senior Policy Fellow, Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center, University of Maine, Orono)

P.O. Box 607,
Union, ME 04862
  • Industrial, Social, and Political History of Northern New England
Pine Tree Progressives: Power and Politics in Maine, 1890-1920 (in progress).


(Family Practice Doctor)

P.O. Box 51,
Jericho, VT  05465
802-865-3655 (O)
802-899-3349 (H)
  • Vermont Medical History
"Samuel Thomson's Botanic System: Alternative Medicine in Nineteenth-Century Vermont." Vermont History 56, no. 1 (Winter 1988): 5-22.


WEMPLE, Beverley

(Associate Professor, Department of Geography, University of Vermont)

200 Old Mill,
94 University Place, 
University of Vermont,
Burlington, VT 05405
  • Hydrology
  • Forested Watersheds
  • Influence of Land Use Practices on Geophysical Processes
Co-author.  “Soil Nitrification in a Large Forested Watershed, Ranch Brook (Vermont) Mirrors Patterns in Smaller Northeastern USA Catchments”. With D. S. Ross. Forest Ecology and Management 262 (2011): 1084–93.

WENTINK, Andrew M.

(Special Collections Librarian, Middlebury College)

1571 Route 30,
Cornwall, VT 05753
  • Vermont Cultural and Social History
  • Middlebury College
  • Vermont Social Dance Tradition
From Constraint to Celebration: 200 Years of Middlebury Dancing. Middlebury, Vt.: Middlebury College, 2000.


(President, SMI Consulting, Inc.)

241 Pearl Street, Apt. 106,
Essex Junction, VT 05452
  • Sugar Maple Interests
  • Science and Mathematics Career Consulting
  • Environmental Land-Use Planning and Mitigation
  • Mainstreaming Handicapped and Mentally Retarded Children
"Aseptic Tapping of Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum) Results in Light Color Grade Syrup." With M. F. Morselli. Canadian Journal for Forestry Research 21 (1991): 999–1005.


(Publisher, Vermont's Northland Journal)

P.O. Box 812,
Derby, VT 05829
  • History of the Northeast Kingdom
  • Vermont's Northland Journal (ongoing).

WHITFIELD, Harvey Amani

(Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Vermont)

Wheeler House,
133 S. Prospect St.,
University of Vermont,
Burlington, VT 05405
802-656-3534 (O)
802-656-8794 (F)
  • African American History
  • Burlington, Vt., History (late 19th-century)
"African-Americans in Burlington, Vermont, 1880–1900." Vermont History 75, no. 2 (2007): 100–123.


(Director, Kent-Delord House Museum, Plattsburgh, NY)

548 Dugway Road
Keeseville, NY 12944
(518)-561-1035 (O)
(518)-834-5454 (H)
802-236-3583 (C)
  • Mount Independence
  • Vermont in the Civil War
  • Early History of Lake Champlain
A Very Fine Appearance: The Vermont Civil War Photographs of George Houghton. Montpelier: Vermont Historical Society, 2011.

WILKIE, Duncan C.

(Retired, Transportation Archaeologist, Vermont Agency of Transportation)

  • Native Americans
  • Prehistoric Archaeology
  • Geology-Geomorphology
  • Glacial Geology
  • GIS-Predictive Models for Archaeological Sites
  • History of Vermont
  • Historic Archaeology
  • Industrial Archaeology  (mill and industrial sites)
  • Remains of Old Mills in Vermont (in progress).


(Director, Rokeby Museum)

25 Calarco Court,
Burlington, VT 05401
877-3406 (O)
802-658-7716 (H)
802-658-9583 (F)
  • Abolition, Underground Railroad, and Antebellum Vermont
  • African Americans in 19th-century Vermont Agriculture
"Telling It Like It Was: The Evolution of an Underground Railroad Historic Site." In Passages to Freedom: The Underground Railroad in History and Memory, edited by David Blight. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2004.


(Lecturer, Director, Department of Community Development and Applied Economics, University of Vermont)

98 Wallis Woods Road
Waitsfield, Vermont 05673
  • Vermont Independence
  • Book on Yaks
  • Book on Vermont Independence

WINTERS, Richard

(William Clinton Story Remsen 1943 Professor of Government, Government Department, Dartmouth College)

6108 Silsby Hall,
Dartmouth College,
Hanover, NH 03755
603-646-2283 (O)
603-643-3985 (H)
  • Politics
  • American State Politics
  • Taxing and Spending and Policy Making
  • American State Politics (in progress).


(Retired Principal, Smilie Memorial School; Educational Consultant)

255 Eastview Circle,
Williston, VT 05495
802-878-9580 (H)
  • Vermont Studies Curricula
  • Women's History
  • Primary Documents
"To Be Educated and Womanly." Vermont History News 38 (March-April 1987): 36–44.

WOOLF, Arthur G.

(Associate Professor, Economics Department, University of Vermont)

Old Mill, 94 University Place,
University of Vermont,
Burlington, VT 05405
802-656-0190 (O)
802-879-13 75 (H)
802-656-8405 (F)
  • Economic History
  • Public Policy
"Finances: Taxation." In Vermont State Government Since 1965, edited by Michael Sherman, 157–72. Burlington: University of Vermont, 1999.


(Professor Emeritus of Environmental Studies and Plant Biology, University of Vermont; Past Environmental Program Director; Adjunct Professor, Environmental Program; Department of Geography, University of Vermont)
  • Natural History
  • Weather
  • Climate
  • Natural Landscapes
  • Avian Distributions

WRIGHT, Meredith

(Environmental Judge, State of Vermont Environmental Court)

P.O. Box 686,
Montpelier, VT 05601
  • Environmental Law
  • History of Costume and Clothing
  • Vermont Music and Social Dance (18th -19th century)
Everyday Dress of Rural America, 1783–1800. Dover Publications, 1992.

WRIGHT, Stephen 

(Senior Lecturer, Department of Geology, University of Vermont)

Delehanty Hall, Room 208,
University of Vermont, 
Burlington, VT 05405
  • Deglaciation in Vermont
  • Hydrology of Glaciers
“Subglacial Drainage, Glacial Lake History, and Subsequent Stream Incision History, Miller Brook Valley, Northern Vermont.” Geol. Soc. Am. Abstracts w. Programs vol. 44 (2012): 51.

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YALE, Allen Rice, Jr.

(Retired Associate Professor of History, Lyndon State College)

913 Bridge Street,
Derby, VT 05829
  • Agricultural History (haying, livestock, hemp, machinery)
  • Industrial History (mill villages, E. & T. Fairbanks)
"Ingenious and Enterprising Mechanics: A Case Study of Industrialization in Rural Vermont, 1815–1900." Ph.D. diss., University of Connecticut, 1995.

YU, Stephanie

(Policy Analyst, Public Assets Institute; Fellow, Center for Research on Vermont)

17 Brook Drive
Burlington, Vermont 05408
(910) 508-1071
  • VT tax, budget, and economic issues
  • Low- and moderate-income residents
  • A Framework for Progress: Investing in Vermont’s people, infrastructure and good government. September 2016.
  • 10 states account for most Vermont migration. June 2016.
  • Governor’s fiscal 2017 budget proposal. February 2016.
  • Migration Update: Most Vermonters Stay Put. January 2016.
  • State of Working Vermont 2015. December 2015.

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ZEA, Philip

(President, Historic Deerfield, Inc.)

Box 321,
Deerfield, MA 01342
413-775-7195 (O)
413-775-7220 (Fax)
  • Material Culture (especially furniture, clocks, and architecture)
  • History of Eastern Vermont before 1815
  • History of Agricultural Improvement
"Craftsmen and Culture: An Introduction to Vermont Furniture Making." In Vermont Cabinetmakers and Chairmakers before 1855: A Checklist, edited by Charles A. Robinson. Shelburne, Vt.: Shelburne Museum, 1995.

ZIRBLIS, Raymond P.

(Adjunct Professor of History, Norwich University)

63 Birchwood Park Drive,
Barre VT 05641
  • The Black Experience in Colonial and Antebellum Vermont and Quebec
  • Vermont Architecture
  • Vermont During World War II
  • Spiritualism
Friends of Freedom: The Vermont Underground Railroad Survey Report. Montpelier: Vermont Division for Historic Preservation,1996.


ZWICK, Rodney R.

(Retired Professor of Recreation Resource and Ski Area Management, Lyndon State College)

PO Box 325,
Swanton, VT 05488
802-274-5902 (H)
  • Place Attachment
  • Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Management
"Socio-Cultural Dimensions of Vermont Trappers Revisited, 1994–2005." Northeast Recreation Research Symposium, 2006.

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