Lectures & Webinars
SELECTED Past PResentations
Pratt University, New York City, February 2019, “Professional Genealogy”
Yonkers Riverfront Library, Yonkers, New York, February 2019, "Using the Law for African-American Genealogy in Pre-Emancipation New York"
New York State Family History Conference, Tarrytown, New York, September 2018
Tenement Museum, New York City, May 2018, "Behind the Scenes: Uncovering Family Histories"
New York Genealogical and Biographical Society (NYG&B), January 2018, "Getting Started with Jewish Genealogy"
The City Congregation, New York City, October 2017, “Genealogy 101”
Association of Professional Genealogists-NY Metro Chapter, October 2017, "Using the Law for African-American Genealogy in Pre-Emancipation New York"
Professional Genealogy - interactive
Let’s Make Trying New Things in Genealogy Less Scary - interactive
DNA and Genealogy: Where to Begin
Jewish Genealogy: The Basics (Beginner Level)
Jewish Genealogy for the Intermediate Researcher
Strategies for Urban Research
Banking on Your Ancestors: Using Financial Records for Genealogical Gain
The Bengali and English Ancestry of Thomas Chapman: A Case Study with DNA
Using the Law for African-American Genealogy in Pre-Emancipation New York
Note: Linked articles are behind the publisher or member organization’s paywall.
“The Bengali and English Ancestry of New York City Immigrant Thomas Chapman (1777-1862),” The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record 150 (July 2019): 165-182.
“What DNA Can (and Can’t) Do For Your Research,” NGS Monthly, March 2019.
“City Folk: Strategies for Urban Research,” NGS Magazine 44 (October-December 2018): 24-29.
“Self-Publishing: Books, E-Books, and PDFs,” NGS Monthly, February 2019.
Essay in, “Young Professional Genealogists: Essays from the APG Young Professional Scholarship Winners,” Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly 33 (March 2018): 28.
"Slavery Records in the Common Council Papers at the New York City Municipal Archives," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record 149 (January 2018): 21-38.
"New York County Insolvency Assignments at the New York City Municipal Archives," The New York Researcher, Summer 2017: 8-11.