Former Advisors

Previous Advisors to the Burial Database Project

Dr. Michael Blakey
Director, Institute for Historical Biology
William & Mary

Warren Blatt
Managing Director, JewishGen
Museum of Jewish Heritage

Dr. David W. Blight
Director, The Gilder Lehrman Center
Yale University

Dr. B. Anthony Bogues
Director, Center for the Study of
Slavery & Justice
Brown University

Tony Burroughs
Founder & Genealogist
The Center for Black Genealogy

Dr. Sylviane A. Diouf
Director, The Lapidus Center,  
Schomburg Center for Research
in Black Culture

Dr. David Eltis
Editor, Transatlantic Slave Trade Database
Emory University

Shelia Foster 
Albert A. Walsh Professor of Real Estate, Land Use and Property Law
Fordham School of Law

Annette Gordon-Reed
Charles Warren Professor of American Legal History
Harvard University

Abby Goldstein
Director, Graphic Design Program
Fordham University


Dr. Stacey Graham
Research Professor
Center for Historic Preservation
Middle Tennessee State University

David Lambert
Chief Genealogist
New England Historic Genealogy Society

Ron Lazebnik
Associate Professor of Law
Samuelson-Glushko Intellectual Property and Information Law Clinic
Fordham School of Law

Joseph McGill
The Slave Dwelling Project

Dr. Yuko Miki
Assistant Professor
Iberian Atlantic History
Fordham University

Dr. Lynn Rainville
Founding Director
Tusculum Institute
Sweet Briar College

Thomas Thurston
Education Director
The Gilder Lehrman Center
Yale University