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Sarah Pharaon, senior director of the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience, leads Coalition efforts in building a global community of practice across the fields of museum studies, public history, human rights, and transitional justice. She directs the Coalition’s work in North America specifically on issues of immigration, race, education equity, and mass incarceration and has led two national dialogue initiatives, “From Brown v. Board to Ferguson” and the “National Dialogues on Immigration.” Prior to her work at the Coalition, Sarah worked as director of education at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum and was the founding curator of the Arab American National Museum. She is a consulting expert on dialogue and community engagement for the National Park Service and serves on the Leadership Council for the American Association of State and Local History.
Sarah Pharaon; Introduction: Essential Museums. The Public Historian 1 February 2018; 40 (1): 84–86. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/tph.2018.40.1.84
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