SENIOR RESEARCH ASSOCIATES
AnneMarie Moore, Ph.D.
AnneMarie. Moore earned her M.S. in Conservation Social Sciences in 2001, and her Ph.D. in Natural Resources in 2003, from the University of Idaho. The focus of her academic training was American Environmental History, Native American History, and Natural Resource Management. Her doctoral dissertation explored the contributions of Robert Marshall and Howard Zahniser to wilderness conservation in the United States. In 2010, Dr. Moore co-authored Wild Places Preserved: The Story of Bob Marshall in Idaho, which presents a collection of primary sources dealing with Marshall’s conservation work in Idaho. Dr. Moore has conducted archival research and oral histories, has published academic articles, and presented at various conferences related to society and natural resources. Since joining Morgan, Angel & Associates in 2005, Dr. Moore had worked on cases involving Superfund sites, Takings, and Native American and natural resource issues.
Kelly Morrow, Ph.D.
Kelly Morrow earned her Ph.D. in United States History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2012. Her areas of expertise include 20th Century United States History, Federal Policy History, the History of Women and Gender, and Oral History. In 2013, Johns Hopkins Press published an essay by Dr. Morrow, “Sexual Liberation at the University of North Carolina,” in the anthology, Rebellion in Black and White: Southern Student Activism in the 1960s. She has taught college survey courses on 20th Century United States History as well as more specialized courses on Native American History and the History of Women in America. Dr. Morrow previously worked at a political consulting firm and as an organizer for a presidential campaign. Since joining Morgan, Angel & Associates in 2014, she has led litigation research projects at the National Archives as well as in various repositories across the country as part of her work on Superfund and Native American cases.
Sarah Casella, M.A.
Sarah Casella received an M.A. in Anthropology with a concentration in Museum Studies from The George Washington University in 2004, following a B.A. in History and Anthropology from Syracuse University in 2002. Upon completion of her M.A., she went on to work in the Anthropology Department at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History. While at the Smithsonian, Ms. Casella worked with Native American Tribes and collections through the Repatriation Office, conducting historical and archival research related to repatriation claims. Since joining Morgan, Angel & Associates in 2007, Ms. Casella has engaged in research on a number of cases ranging from Federal Indian Policy and resources management, to Superfund site research.
Peter Jones, M.A.
Peter Jones completed his M.A. in American History at the College of William and Mary in 2013 and is currently working on his Ph.D. at George Mason University. His dissertation research is examining the development of petroleum technology during World War II and the Cold War. Since joining Morgan, Angel & Associates in 2009, Mr. Jones has conducted historical research and analysis in support of a variety of matters including Superfund site analysis, Takings cases, Quiet Title Act litigation, and tribal administrative histories. In addition to historical research, Mr. Jones has consulted for clients on archival management and conducted GIS-based analyses. Using his expertise in digital history techniques, he most recently published “Mining the ICC: Macroanalysis of the Indian Claims Commission,” in the peer-reviewed journal, Current Research in Digital History.
Randal Scott, M.A.
Randal Scott received an M.A. in Museum Studies from The George Washington University in 2005, with an emphasis in Collections Management and Anthropology, following a B.A. in History from the University of Nebraska. After completing his M.A., Mr. Scott worked for the Smithsonian Institution’s Anthropology Department, where part of his work entailed archival research of the archaeology collections. He has also worked for the National Park Service in Anchorage, Alaska, and at a restored Spanish presidio in South Texas. Mr. Scott has collections management and historical research experience involving a diverse range of museum and archival collections, as well as a strong understanding of database administration. Since joining Morgan, Angel & Associates in 2009, Mr. Scott has helped conduct research on tribal trust claims, natural resource management, and Superfund sites.
Alison Shein, M.A.
Alison Shein joined Morgan, Angel & Associates in 2004, and has since worked on projects related to Federal Indian policy, natural resource issues, and Superfund litigation. Prior to joining the firm, she worked for Marine Consulting Inc., conducting archival research on the U.S. Navy and other topics for asbestos-related litigation. Ms. Shein received an M.A. in Writing from Johns Hopkins University in May 2007 following a B.A. in English from The George Washington University in 2002.
Jennifer Lapp, Ph.D.
Jennifer Lapp completed her Ph.D. in Anthropology at The State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo in February 2015. Ms. Lapp also earned her M.A. in Anthropology in 2007 from The State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo and an M.A. in Museum Studies with a concentration in cultural property at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. in 2004. Prior to joining Morgan, Angel & Associates in 2011, Dr. Lapp worked for more than a decade on Cultural Resource Management projects throughout the northeast and mid-Atlantic. This work included participating in archaeological research at Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia. Since joining Morgan, Angel & Associates, Dr. Lapp has participated in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) projects and has conducted research related to tribal trust litigation.
Jai Alterman, M.A.
Jai Alterman graduated from The George Washington University with an M.A. in Anthropology and a minor in Museum Training, after receiving her B.A. in French and a minor in Sociology/Anthropology from Lake Forest College. Ms. Alterman’s professional career began at the Smithsonian Institution, holding positions in the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery/Freer Gallery of Art’s Conservation Department. Ms. Alterman worked in the Pre-Columbian Studies Department at Dumbarton Oaks (Trustees for Harvard University), before transitioning to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History. There she held positions in the Department of Anthropology as Repatriation Review Committee Coordinator, Reference Archivist in the National Anthropological Archives, and Research Assistant for the Chairman, before joining the museum’s Office of the Associate Director for Science. Ms. Alterman was a Program Manager in the Office of Response and Recovery at FEMA before joining Morgan, Angel & Associates in December of 2014, where she has since worked on several projects related to Federal Indian policy, natural resource issues, and Superfund litigation. Ms. Alterman has conducted research, edited numerous volumes, journal articles, and papers, and engaged in financial and administrative management throughout her career.
Kristen Autobee, M.A.
Kristen Autobee holds an M.A. in History/Historical Administration from Eastern Illinois University. Her thesis, Japanese Spatial Ideals in American Architecture 1876-1925, is unpublished. During more than a dozen years as an objects curator, she curated the history and material culture of diverse institutions and people. An effective leader and collections manager, Mrs. Autobee led lively curatorial teams in the relocation and/or restoration of a water tower, beauty salon, diner, and two historic houses. Although those years were circus-like, it was working at the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Circus Department, where she learned the true meaning of an ‘office full of clowns.’ Mrs. Autobee has presented at numerous conferences and workshops on such topics as New Visions for Teaching: Museums as Curriculum Partners (National Council for the Social Studies), and A Peculiar Wilderness: West Colfax Neon (National Trust). Over the last two decades, Mrs. Autobee has written historic preservation reports, articles, and sign text on Colorado’s architectural and agricultural history. She co-authored three books including Lost Restaurants of Denver, with her late husband Robert Autobee. To commemorate the 2017 centenary of William Cody’s death, she illustrated a coloring book based on Wild West show posters. Mrs. Autobee joined Morgan, Angel & Associates’ Denver Office in 2005, where she applies her leadership, project management and analytical skills to research and fact checking, and to document and database management and production. She maintains memberships in the American Association of Museums and the Society of American Archivists.
Ama Ansah, M.A.
Ama Ansah received her M.A. in Public History from American University in 2018, and holds B.A.s in History and Theatre from the University of Richmond. Ms. Ansah’s scholarship focused primarily on race and gender, with an emphasis on the role of African American women in the suffrage movement. “Votes for Women Means Votes for Black Women,” was published by the National Women’s History Museum in 2018. While interning with the National Archives and Records Administration’s Exhibit Program, Ms. Ansah conducted research for the exhibits “Remembering Vietnam” and “Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote.” Ms. Ansah is an Adjunct Professor in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at American University. Since joining Morgan, Angel & Associates in 2018, Ms. Ansah has worked primarily on litigation involving Superfund sites.
Elizabeth Campbell, M.A.
Elizabeth Campbell holds an M.A. in History from the George Washington University and a B.A. in History and English from Vanderbilt University. For her M.A. thesis, she analyzed the life of the Soviet double agent Kim Philby and determined how espionage novels contributed to the history of the Cold War. “Characterizing Kim Philby” was published by ProQuest in 2010. Ms. Campbell also studied controversies in jazz history while promoting JAM (Jazz Appreciation Month) when she interned at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. She worked as an Exhibits Information Technician at the National Archives and Records Administration, where she worked with curators, conservators, and archivists to coordinate the exhibit “Discovering the Civil War.” At Morgan, Angel & Associates, Ms. Campbell has worked on tribal trust and Superfund litigation research and database management. She has also written reservation histories and natural resource reports for the Department of the Interior.
Jacqueline Guerrier, M.A.
Jacqueline (Jackie) Guerrier earned a Public History M.A. from James Madison University in 2018, after receiving her B.A. in History and Studio Arts from the same institution in 2014. Ms. Guerrier’s area of study in her graduate program was fandom history and digital preservation. For her M.A. thesis, she created a digital archive and exhibit that preserved forty early Star Trek fanzines and argued the importance of fanzines as communication tools in the development of fandom. At Morgan, Angel & Associates, Ms. Guerrier specializes in imaging technology and document management while contributing to cases related to tribal trust, Superfund sites, and Takings.
Alex Robinson, B.A.
Alex Robinson graduated Furman University in 2018, with a B.A. in History and Asian Studies. While completing her undergraduate degree, she interned at the National Archives Museum in Washington, DC; the Suzhou Museum in Suzhou, Jiangsu, China; and the Upcountry History Museum in Greenville, SC. Ms. Robinson assisted with various writing, research, and installation projects during her internships. Since joining Morgan, Angel & Associates, Ms. Robinson has worked on cases involving Superfund sites and natural resource-related issues.