Applied History Lab

Historical Methods, Enhanced Understanding, Better Public Policy

The Applied History Lab exists to improve public policy through the application of historical methods and enhanced contextual understanding of the challenges impacting the state of Rhode Island and Southern New England.


Dr. Rod Mather (Professor, Department of History)
Dr. Catherine DeCesare (Assistant Professor, Department of History)







Applied History Lab Fellows

  • Autumn Guillotte
  • Bridget Hall
  • Ryan Nadeau
  • Anna Snyder

Recent Projects