Since 2018, the Muncie LGBTQ+ History Project has been collecting the stories of queer people who grew up in and around Muncie, Indiana. I worked with the project for over a year as a research associate, conducting interviews with members of the LGBTQ+ community about their experiences growing up in Muncie, a small town in… Read more →
Emma Cieslik (she/her) is an emerging museum professional and public historian based in Washington, D.C. She studies the intersections of religion, gender and sexuality and how these histories are curated in museums. She has experience working in curatorial, collections management, and education capacities at numerous institutions, including at the National Museum of American History, the Field Museum, the National Anthropological Archives, The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum, and more. She has also conducted ethnographic research in religious and LGBTQIA+ communities across the United States focused on the intersection of religious and sexual identities.