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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Erin Bishop  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT

Born: in Springfield, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Erin Bishop was born and raised in Springfield, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Dr. Bishop was a historian with the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency and the Director of Education for the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Illinois. Erin Bishop is an historian with the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency in Springfield.Bishop earned a Ph.D. in history from the National University Ireland (Dublin) and is the principal of Clio Museum Consulting. She was also the Project Coordinator of the Experience Maritime Maine program with Maine Maritime Museum in Bath. In 2012, Bishop was named the first director of the Maine Archives and Museums.

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