350th anniversary of Rhode Island's "lively experiment" in religious freedom
C. Morgan Grefe, Ph. D. is the Executive Director of the Rhode Island Historical Society. She has been at the Society for six and a half years. Much of this time she served as the Director of the Goff Center for Education and Public Programs, but in the summer of 2011 she took the helm of the RIHS. Her work as a historian focuses on U.S. social, cultural and architectural history, with a special focus on public history and Rhode Island. Although not originally from Rhode Island, she has made this her home for thirteen years and continues to be enchanted by the state and its history. She holds Ph.D. in American civilization from Brown University and a Bachelors and Masters from the University of Pennsylvania in American Civilization and Material Culture.