Eastern Illinois University, Charlestown, IL- MA in Historical Administration 1999
University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH- BA in History & Women’s Studies 1997. Areas of Concentration: Early American History, Gender Studies
Jennifer Carroll is a community organizer and a local history liaison with schools throughout southwest New Hampshire. She has been a museum administrator for 25 years working at various types of historical organizations around New England. Her work has centered around educational programming for youth and adults, curatorial preservation, exhibition design and development, policy making, as well as genealogy and historical research.
In her current role as Director of Education for the Historical Society of Cheshire County in Keene, NH, Carroll coordinates over 150 public programs per year. Locally, she has served on Keene’s Human Rights Committee, the Keene State College Campus-Community Commission, the Keene Intentional Festival Committee, and planning committees for both the Little Sisters Fund and Project Home organization. Professionally, she leads the Monadnock Historical Societies Forum and is a humanist for the New Hampshire Humanities, lecturing around NH and VT on the role of women in the Progressive Era.
Jennifer Carroll is the 2019 recipient of Keene State College’s Presidents’ Community Partner award as well as Keene Sentinel’s Extraordinary Women of the Monadnock Region award in 2017. She and her husband Chuda own and operate the Keene International Market. They live in Swanzey, NH, with their two daughters.
Jennie Powers: The Woman Who Dares, women in the Progressive Era
Women’s Suffrage in New Hampshire’s Monadnock Region
Walldogs Murals in Historical Context
Place-Based Learning in Museums
Oral History Projects for English Language Learners
Genealogy for Beginners
Citizen Archivist Projects
Using Primary Sources to teach the Progressive Era
Museum Collections Policies and Accessioning Guidelines
Oral History Projects for Teens
Finding women’s history in archives
Using Primary Sources to teach Immigration History
Historical Transcription in the Classroom
Pop Up Museums- Using objects to build community togetherness
Place-Based Social Studies