WHHA’s Colleen Shogan is Nominated for Archivist of the United States

White House Historical Association’s (WHHA) Senior Vice President and Director of the David M. Rubenstein Center for White House History at the White House Historical Association was announced as one of President Joe Biden’s key leaders in his administration as a Nominee for Archivist of the United States.

“For the past decade, Shogan has taught a graduate course on politics and American history at Georgetown University as an Adjunct Lecturer in the Government Department. She also moderates the Emerging Governance Leaders seminar at the Aspen Institute. She served as the Vice Chair of the Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission, the bipartisan commission designated by Congress to commemorate the Nineteenth Amendment.” Before this, Shogan worked at the Library of Congress, serving as the Assistant Deputy Librarian for Collections and Services and the Deputy Director of the Congressional Research Service. In addition to her career in government, her book, Moral Rhetoric of American Presidents, was named by Wall Street Journal as one of the top five books on presidential rhetoric. You can read more about her career and accomplishments here.

As part of QAIC’s 2022 Arabic Language & Culture Fellowship, five students from Qatar Academy in Doha and Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, KY, coordinated with Shogun and the White House Historical Association to assist in translating their self-guided tours into Arabic. The White House Experience application allows visitors of the building tours related to its history, temporary and seasonal content, and memorable moments in the White House history.

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