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Liz Strong

Contact

elh2166@columbia.edu

About

Liz Strong previously served as the Project Coordinator for “Muslims in Brooklyn” at the Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS) from 2017 to 2019. In this role she conducted nearly 30 oral history interviews in 10 different Brooklyn neighborhoods. She also coordinated outreach events, public programs, community partnerships, and BHS interdepartmental collaborations on an arts exhibition and educational curriculum. From 2015 to 2019, Liz was the Oral History Program Manager for the New York Preservation Archive Project (NYPAP), where she lead several oral history initiatives on the history of the preservation movement in New York City. Previously, she worked with the Columbia Center for Oral History Research to write their Oral History Transcription Style Guide. She was also a member of the Oral History Association task force to author their 2018 Principles & Best Practices. As a freelance oral historian and personal historian, beginning in 2010, she worked with a variety of clients, including the Washington Department of Commerce in 2013, and the University of Arizona Steward Observatory in 2012. She received her MA in Oral History from Columbia Graduate School of Arts & Sciences in 2015, and her BA in Narrative Arts from Oberlin College in 2009.