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Mills Kelly

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Mills Kelly

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Mills Kelly

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Position(s) at CHNM

Director of Educational Projects
Associate Director

Began at CHNM


Where are they now?

Fairfax, VA

Current Position

Associate Director

Biographical Text

Professor Kelly is a specialist in the scholarship of teaching and learning in history. His most recent book, Teaching History in the Digital Age was published by the University of Michigan Press in 2013. He is also the author of more than a dozen articles on the intersection of historical pedagogy and digital humanities. Kelly is also an associate director of George Mason's award-winning Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, where he has been either co-director or principal investigator on three major website projects funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities ($790,000 total funding). Two of these projects won the James Harvey Robinson Prize in 2007 from the American Historical Association. His analog scholarship includes a book (Without Remorse: Czech National Socialism in Late-Habsburg Austria, 2007) and a number of journal articles on Central European history. He has received university, state, and national awards for his work on historical pedagogy including a Pew National Fellowship from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching (1999), the State Council on Higher Education in Virginia's Outstanding Faculty Award (2005), and George Mason University's Teaching Excellence Award (2005). He is a trustee of the Romanian-American Foundation and from 1998-2002 he was Chair of the Board of Directors of the Civic Education Project, an international non-governmental organization working to promote democracy in post-Communist Eastern Europe and the states of the former Soviet Union. Kelly is an honorary associate of the Centre for Media History at Macquarie University (Australia) and a guest blogger for hist.net (Switzerland).




“Mills Kelly,” RRCHNM20, accessed June 24, 2024, https://20.rrchnm.org/items/show/19.