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Books & Journals

Sharon Buzzell Inglis

Vice President of Publishing
In over 35 years in the publishing industry, Sharon has developed, edited, and directed the production of hundreds of books on a wide variety of subjects.

Robert Battle, FASG

Editor of the Register
Robert Battle, though a native of Pennsylvania, has lived in Tacoma, Washington, for most of his life. He was born into a family of educators on his father’s side and farmers on his mother’s side.

Christopher C. Child

Senior Genealogist of the Newbury Street Press and Editor of Mayflower Descendant
Chris Child has worked for various departments at NEHGS since 1997 and became a full-time employee in July 2003. He has been a member of NEHGS since the age of eleven.

Cécile Engeln

Editorial Director
Cécile joined NEHGS with nearly ten years of editorial and project management experience in academic publishing.

James Heffernan

Genealogist of the Newbury Street Press
James Heffernan, Genealogist, has been with American Ancestors/NEHGS since 2015. He is a graduate of Boston College, where he worked in the conservation department at the John J. Burns Library.

Kyle Hurst

Senior Genealogist of the Newbury Street Press
Kyle holds a B.A. in both History and Anthropology from the University of Wisconsin in Madison and a Master’s certificate in Museum Studies from Tufts University.

Matt Macy

Production Coordinator
Matt arrived at NEHGS in 2021 after spending three years in project management with a water consulting firm in Massachusetts.

Ellen Maxwell

Production Design Director
Ellen joined the NEHGS staff with over 20 years of publishing experience, working most of this time as a design and production manager.

Elizabeth Peay

Genealogist of the Newbury Street Press
Elizabeth studied at the University of Connecticut and Smith College, earning a dual B.A. in History and Classical Studies. Before joining the NEHGS team she worked as a Lead Guide at Roseland Cottage for Historic New England.

Eileen Curley Pironti

Senior Genealogist of the Newbury Street Press
Eileen graduated with a B.A. from Saint Anselm College, and received an M.S. from American University.

Meaghan E.H. Siekman, Ph.D.

Genealogist of the Newbury Street Press
Meaghan holds a PhD in history from Arizona State University where her focus was public history and American Indian history.