The Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies oversees and coordinates the work of several of Monticello's scholarly departments. This concerted, multidisciplinary approach is a hallmark of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation's dedication to advancing broadly the Jeffersonian legacy.


Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies

Frank Cogliano, Interim Saunders Director

Historical Research and Programs


Getting Word African American Oral History Project 

  • Niya Bates, Senior Fellow of African American History
  • Ty'Leik Chambers, Community Outreach Coordinator
  • Andrew Davenport, Director of African American History & The Getting Word Project
  • Suzanne Holt, Archivist
  • J. Calvin Jefferson, Sr., Consultant
  • Jenna Owens, Project Manager
  • B. Bernetiae Reed, Genealogist
  • Lucia Stanton, Consultant
  • Auriana Woods, Oral Historian

Archaeology

  • Lindsay Bloch, Consultant, The Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery 
  • Elizabeth Bollwerk, Project Manager for the Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery
  • Chris Devine, Archaeological Analyst
  • Jillian Galle, Project Director, The Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery
  • Catherine Garcia, Archaeological Analyst, The Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery
  • Camille Louis, Archaeological Analyst
  • Allison Mueller, Archaeological Analyst, The Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery
  • Fraser D. Neiman, Director of Archaeology 
  • Iris Puryear, Archaeological Analyst, The Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery
  • Crystal Ptacek O'Connor, Archaeological Field Research Manager
  • Corey Sattes, Curator of Archaeological Collections
  • Derek Wheeler, Research Archaeologist 


Jefferson Library

  • Anna Berkes, Manager for Public Services and Collection Development
  • Megan Brett, Manager for Collections Processing and Digital Initiatives
  • Endrina Tay, Fiske and Marie Kimball Librarian

 


Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Retirement Series

  • Kerry A. Dahm, Assistant Editor
  • Lisa A. Francavilla, Managing Editor
  • Andrea R. Gray, Assistant Editor
  • Robert F. Haggard, Senior Associate Editor
  • Peyton Brown Hasting, Editorial Assistant
  • Julie L. Lautenschlager, Associate Editor
  • J. Jefferson Looney, Editor-in-Chief
  • Gary Sellick, Editorial Assistant
  • Susan Spengler, Technical Specialist