Dr. Erica Nuckles is the Director of History & Collections at Fort Ligonier in Ligonier, Pennsylvania, where she curated seven new, award-winning galleries in the museum, and the Braddock’s Battlefield History Center in North Braddock, Pennsylvania, that reopened in 2019 under the stewardship of Fort Ligonier’s senior staff. She holds a B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Wyoming, a M.A. in Museum Studies from the George Washington University, and a Ph.D. in History from the University at Albany, SUNY. Dr. Nuckles is an alumnus of the 2013 Yale Public History Institute and has worked at several museums and historic sites in the Washington DC area and the Hudson River Valley. She recently took a research trip to England and Scotland to explore historic connections to the Pittsburgh region.