Ann G. Lawthers, Sc.D. is a Genealogist with The Brue Family Learning Center at New England Historic Genealogical Society/American Ancestors. She lectures regularly on behalf of American Ancestors at conferences, workshops, and meetings. At American Ancestors she collaborates with other expert staff to develop multi-week online and in-person seminars and lectures. Ann focuses on New England and Mid-Atlantic research, and migration patterns. Secondary interests include the Southern Colonies and Atlantic Canada. She is a graduate of Wellesley College and the Harvard School of Public Health with degrees in Health Policy.