Trudi Abel

Research Services Archivist, Rubenstein Library

-- Duke University
HWL Affiliation: Undergraduate Research

Trudi Abel is a cultural historian who directs the Digital Durham Project at Duke University. The Digital Durham web site provides scholars, undergraduates, the general public as well as K-12 students and their teachers with ready access to digitized sources that document the rise of Durham in the post-Civil War decades. Abel’s research interests span American print culture, southern history and the use of technology in the history classroom. Her first digital history class “Digital Durham and the New South,” offered students the opportunity to use new technology-- like (GPS and mapping tools) as well as archival material to write the history of this post Civil War community

Projects

Undergraduate Research
2015-2017