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Dr. Lauranett Lee

Historian

Brief info

Dr. Lauranett Lee is a public historian specializing in teaching, advocating, and collaborating with diverse community and academic audiences. She was the founding curator of African-American history at the Virginia Historical Society, and later contributed to the launch of a genealogical tool called Unknown No Longer: A Database of Virginia Slave Names. Lauranett has published numerous works, including her book, Making the American Dream Work: A Cultural History of African Americans in Hopewell, Virginia. Lee sits on several boards and is engaged in the Richmond community. Lee was appointed to the Monument Avenue Commission, the advisory council on Virginia's executive mansion, and is currently running for School Board in Chesterfield County. Lauranett provides our clients with world class historical research, content development, and curatorial guidance.

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