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Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak

Megan Smolenyak

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Megan Smolenyak is a real life history detective who loves to solve mysteries. You might have spotted Megan or her handiwork on Top Chef, Who Do You Think You Are?, Finding Your Roots, Faces of America, Good Morning America, the Today Show, The Early Show, CNN, PBS, BBC and NPR. She's the author of 6 books, including Hey, America, Your Roots Are Showing and Who Do You Think You Are? (companion to the TV series) and conducts forensic research for the Army, coroners, NCIS and the FBI. More information about Megan -- including her programs, books, grants, and a library of many of her articles -- are available at and

Academic Degrees:
BSFS (Foreign Service, Georgetown) ; MBS (International Business, GWU) ; MAS (Information Technology, Johns Hopkins)

Research Specialty:
African American ; Catholic ; Emigration & Immigration ; Federal Records ; Hispanic ; Jewish ; Military ; Heir Searcher ; Naturalization ; Forensic ; Irish American ; DNA Specialist

Time Period Specialty:
19th Century ; 20th Century ; 21st Century

Service Categories:
Columnist ; Historian ; Lecturer/Seminars ; Travel & Tours ; Author/Writer ; Blogger

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St. Petersburg
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