Rhode Island Historical Society.
Jun 07, 2022 11:45 AM
C. Morgan Grefe
Rhode Island Historical Society.

C. Morgan Grefe is the executive director of the Rhode Island Historical Society (RIHS). She has been at the RIHS since 2005, serving as director of the Goff Center for Education and Public Programs for the first 6.5 of those years. In the summer of 2011 she took the helm of the RIHS. Her work as a historian focuses on U.S. social, cultural and public history, with special attention to RI.  She holds a Ph.D. in American Civilization from Brown and a B.A. and M.A. from the University of Pennsylvania in the same. Grefe’s publications include,  Jews, Turks, and Infidels: How Rhode Island’s Lively Experiment Helped Chart the American Way, Sourcing a Rhode Island Legend: The Story of Kady Brownell, and The World in One Square Mile: Central Falls, an historically inspired children’s book. She lectures widely on topics relating to Rhode Island’s social and cultural history.  She'll be joined in her presentation by Sarah Carr, who will be talking about RIHS' activities in this, the bicentennial of the organization's founding.