Author Archives: Matthew Keough

About Matthew Keough

Archives and Office Assistant

Matthew received a BA in history, summa cum laude, from Providence College in May 2006 and a MA in history from George Mason University in May 2014. He is currently the archives and office assistant and has been a member of the AHA staff since December 2008. Matthew responds to general inquiries, coordinates daily office needs, and organizes the AHA institutional records for archival purposes.

AHA Member Spotlight: Sana Aiyar

Sana Aiyar is an associate professor of history at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She lives in Brookline, Massachusetts, and has been a member since 2007.

AHA Member Spotlight: Fabian Klose

Fabian Klose is a senior researcher at the Leibniz Institute of European History (IEG) in Mainz and privatdozent at the history department at the LMU Munich. He lives in Mainz, Germany, and has been a member since 2014.

AHA Member Spotlight: Melissa Darby

Melissa Darby is a research scholar in the Department of Anthropology at Portland State University and a private consultant in cultural resource management. She lives in Portland, Oregon, and has been a member since 2015.

AHA Member Spotlight: Julia E. Rodriguez

Julia E. Rodriguez is an associate professor at the University of New Hampshire. She lives in Durham, New Hampshire, and has been a member since 1997.

AHA Member Spotlight: Silvia Escanilla Huerta

Silvia Escanilla Huerta is a doctoral candidate at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She lives in Champaign, Illinois, and has been a member since 2014.

AHA Member Spotlight: Neal Hampton

Neal Hampton is a volunteer at the Indian Archives of the Oklahoma Historical Society. He lives in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and has been a member since 2014.

AHA Member Spotlight: Shuang Wen

Shuang Wen is a research fellow at the Middle East Institute, National University of Singapore (MEI-NUS). She lives in Singapore and has been an AHA member since 2010.

AHA Member Spotlight: Scott Alves Barton

Scott Alves Barton defended his dissertation, Feeding the Gods: Sacred Nagô Culinary Religious Culture in Northeastern Brazil, and was awarded his PhD in food studies from New York University in May 2016. Scott continues to maintain affiliation with NYU as an adjunct instructor, and is developing a collaborative multi-media project studying food and foodways as a locus of community development in the nascent days of the Black Arts Movement, second-wave African American Feminist Movement, and Civil Rights Movement in New York City.