Callie Hawkins

Interim Director

A staff member since 2009, Callie is responsible for strengthening the organization’s programmatic impact through the development of nationally recognized initiatives including tours, exhibits, student and teacher offerings, and programs for the general public. Additionally, Callie co-hosts Q&Abe, the site’s award-winning podcast, which has reached thousands of people in more than 50 countries. Callie has spearheaded projects that won national and international recognition, including awards from the American Association for State and Local History, American Alliance of Museums, and a presidential medal in 2016 for Students Opposing Slavery, a youth education program for high school students dedicated to raising awareness about modern slavery. She has contributed to numerous publications, including the Journal of MuseumEducation, the Public Historian, and History Matters.

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