Erica Fugger


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Erica Fugger is a New York-based oral historian whose focus lies in examining the personal narratives underpinning revolutions and social movements. She currently serves as President of the Columbia Oral History Alumni Association and Project Coordinator of the Oral History M.A. program, of which she is a recent graduate. Erica’s previous experience includes managing the historic collections of the Columbia Center for Oral History Archives, conducting oral histories for the Brooklyn Navy Yard Center, and teaching interviewing workshops around the New York metropolitan area. As an Atlantic Philanthropies Research Fellow at INCITE, she coordinates the Wake Up Oral History Project, which uses oral history as a form of community and capacity building for a transnational Buddhist youth movement in the tradition of Vietnamese Zen Master Thích Nhất Hạnh.