"History will be kind to me for I intend to write it."
-Winston Churchill


Amanda Walter, President

Amanda WalterAmanda Walter is a Ph.D. candidate of Gender, World, and Modern American History at Wayne State University.  She received her B.A. from University of Michigan-Dearborn (2010) and M.A. and Graduate World History Certificate from Wayne State (2013). At Wayne State, she was a Thomas C. Rumble Fellow (2010) and received the Charles F. Otis and Dr. Jeffrey L. Reider Scholarship in the History of Gender and Sexuality (2014), the Joe L. Norris Endowed Award (2014), the Alfred H. Kelly Research Award (2015), and the Graduate Professional Scholarship (2015). As a member of an interdisciplinary working group on a grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Walter helped analyze existing research on the question of how to increase the civic and political participation of women, especially in developing countries, and the risks women face to participation. She is a contributor to the forthcoming book, The American Middle Class: An Economic Encyclopedia of Progress and Poverty. Her dissertation examines the impact of the U.S. working women’s movement on the labor movement through a study of clerical unionism in higher education.

Joshua Morris, VP of Education
M.A., History, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, 2010
B.A., University of California at Santa Barbara, 2008

Nick Garlinghouse, VP of Social Affairs

LL.M., Taxation, Thomas M. Cooley School of Law, 2012
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley School of Law, 2008                            
B.A., History and Political Science, Lake Superior State University, 2003

Mitch Fleischer, Treasurer
  • Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1979
  • B.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1970
  • M.A. Wayne State University, 2015
Michael Polano, Secretary

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