Erica Fugger

Rutgers University-Newark
Erica Fugger is an oral historian and peace educator based in the New York City area. She actively works with organizations, communities, and families to implement historical documentation and dialogue initiatives. Erica previously managed Columbia University's Center for Oral History Archives and Oral History MA program, and served as an Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Human Rights. She also directed Washington College's World War II public memory program, the National Home Front Project, which collaborated with diverse communities across the United States to document and preserve civilian experiences of the war. Erica is continuing to explore the lasting impacts of war and peace movements through doctoral work in Rutgers University-Newark's American Studies PhD program. Her research builds upon foundations established through her MA degree in Oral History from Columbia University and her BA in History & German from Union College. Bridging her academic work with applied practice, Erica currently serves as a co-director of Documenting Peace, a researcher for the New Jersey Community Organizing Oral History Project, and an archivist for the Fellowship of Reconciliation-USA.


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Purpose of Contact

  • I am available to answer questions, or provide mentorship to other oral historians
  • I am available for hire - as an oral historian, consultant, presenter, educator, or related services
  • I am available to collaborate - on research, community projects, artistic endeavors, or other joint undertakings with peers
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