Abigail Gruber is in her fourth-year in the History PhD program here at Temple. She received her B.S.Ed. in Social Studies Education and her M.A. in History from Millersville University in 2015 and 2017, respectively.

Throughout her graduate studies at Millersville, Abby was a research consultant for the National Museum of Bermuda, where she conducted archival research and transcribed materials held in collection at the Bermuda National Archives.

During the 2018-2019 year, Abby served as the Allen F. Davis Fellow for Public History. During this year and beyond, she worked on a variety of ongoing projects alongside the affiliated faculty of Temple's Center for Public History. Such projects included "The Forgotten Flu: Philadelphia and the Spanish Flu of 1918" with the Philadelphia Department of Public Health and "Inequality in Bronze: Monumental Plantation Legacies" in collaboration with Stenton, Logan House in Germantown.

Abby's research interests include public memory, historic preservation, and commemoration of the British colonial and American Revolutionary era. In her free time, Abby enjoys practicing embroidery, traveling, watching sports, and spending time with her fellow historian partner, Alex.

Curriculum Vitae

Faculty Advisor: Seth Bruggeman