Linda Shopes, Carlisle, PA
Linda Shopes currently works as a freelance editor and consultant in oral and public history. She has more than three decades of experience in oral history, planning projects, doing interviews and training interviewers, addressing ethical issues including IRB review of oral history, and thinking about the meaning of what we learn in interviews. She has written widely in the field; coedited, with Paula Hamilton, Oral History and Public Memories (2008); and currently serves as cogeneral editor of Palgrave Macmillan’s Studies in Oral History series. She is a past president of the U.S. Oral History Association.