SPEAKER: AARCH Executive Director, Cheryl Renee Gooch, Ph.D.
Dr. Gooch is a passionate chronicler of the African American experience.
Within academia, she oversaw art and material culture collections and the development of academic and training programs that provide pathways within the museum sector for underrepresented professionals.
As a historian, she has worked with museum and cultural heritage organizations to chronicle and interpret aspects of the African American experience that have been obscured. She has authored numerous scholarly articles and two books: “Hinsonville’s Heroes, Black Civil War Soldiers of Chester County, Pennsylvania” and “On Africa’s Lands: The Forgotten Stories of Two Lincoln-Educated Missionaries in Liberia.”