Madeline Short is a student at Simmons University in the Undergraduate program and will graduate with a B.A. in History in May 2022. Madeline is passionate about public history, and some completed work and writing in this area may be found on Boston.gov, on https://archives86.wixsite.com/fridayswitheva, and published in the New Boston Beacon.

She also volunteers with the New Boston Historical Society and has become very interested in researching one-room schoolhouses in rural New Hampshire, with a lens on the professionalization of teaching and gender within the changing education system from 1850-1890.