Area(s) of expertise: genealogy, family history, DNA
Summary of expertise:
Author of 5 genealogy books including "Who Do You Think You Are?," companion to TV series. Have appeared on Today Show, GMA, Early Show, CNN, BBC, PBS, NPR, etc. and conducted research for many others. President of RootsTelevision.com, founder of UnclaimedPersons.org, and researcher for US Army (also FBI & NCIS cold cases). Huffington Post blogger and international speaker.
Blog/Web site: www.HonoringOurAncestors.com
Who Do You Think You Are?, Trace Your Roots with DNA, They Came to America, Honoring Our Ancestors, In Search of Our Ancestors, hundreds of articles and Huffington Post blog
4 Tellys for RootsTelevision.com videos and a handful of writing awards; many memberships (APG, NGS, NYGBS, GSG, NEHGS, etc.)
Prior media experience:
Have appeared on Today Show, Good Morning America, Early Show, CNN, BBC, PBS, NPR, etc. Have also done a lot of research (especially on celebrity roots) for shows such as "Who Do You Think You Are?" and "Faces of America." My discoveries have appeared twice on the front page of the NYT (Michelle Obama's roots and true story of first immigrant to arrive at Ellis Island).
BSFS (Foreign Service), Georgetown University; MBA (Int'l Business), George Washington University; MAS (Information Technology), Johns Hopkins University
Anything roots-related! Love to get folks excited about genealogy, help them solve their own history mysteries, and wrap their heads around DNA and other research tactics. Also enjoy sharing my experiences with the Army, coroners, etc.
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