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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.

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