Michelle Magalong

Michelle Magalong

Asian and Pacific Islanders Americans in Historic Preservation

February 11, 2021, 09:00 PM

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About this Speaker

Michelle Magalong is a Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow at the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at University of Maryland. She brings to this role her extensive professional and research experience in community development, historic preservation and public health in underserved communities. Magalong’s work has been dedicated to telling the stories of historically marginalized groups through public humanities and historic preservation. Her doctorate in Urban Planning at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) focused on the process and development of the National Park Service Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Initiative and Theme Study, part of the Park Service’s recent effort to identify, acknowledge and preserve more inclusive and diverse historic sites.