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Laura Hill
Laura Newland Hill

Laura Hill welcomes opportunities to make presentations to educators about the value of the Encyclopedia of Alabama in the classroom. She also thrives on talking to civic and business groups about what a remarkable resource EOA is for the state. She has been associated with EOA since 2004, when she became a part of the team planning the site’s launch. She has more than 25 years of experience working with arts, humanities, and education organizations. Hill was awarded a M.S. in communications from the University of Tennessee and a B.A. (history emphasis) from Jacksonville State University.

Christopher Maloney
Christopher Maloney
Content Editor

Christopher Maloney has been a content editor for EOA since 2007. A native of Washington, D.C., Chris taught professional and technical writing at the University of Maryland, was the principal editor for the Employment and Training Reporter, the preeminent journal for workforce development professionals, for seven years, and was a research fellow at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs. Chris earned a B.A. in International Politics from the George Washington University and did graduate work in Comparative and Regional Studies at the American University before earning a Master of Science in International Relations from Auburn University Montgomery in 2011.

Claire Wilson
Claire Wilson
Senior Content Editor

Claire Wilson has been a science and humanities editor and writer for more than 20 years. Her particular specialty is editing and working with scholarly, academic, and professional writing to make it accessible to a general audience. She has a background in Anthropology, Archaeology, and Geology and earned a master’s degree in Public Administration from Auburn University in 2012.

Last Updated: October 26, 2020