Faculty and Staff




Amy Starecheski, Director, OHMA


Founding Co-Directors


Peter Bearman, Founding Director, OHMA; Director, INCITE

Mary Marshall Clark, Founding Co-Director, OHMA; Director, Columbia Center for Oral History Research


Adjunct Faculty


Nyssa Chow, Creative Nonfiction, On Leave, 2019-2021

Oscar Frasser, Video Production and Visual Storytelling

William McAllister, Social Science and Other Approaches to Studying Life History & Narrative Information

Zoe West, Human Rights & Oral History: Testimony, Memory, and Trauma

Nicki Berger, "Serious Play: Oral History and the Art of Story"

Liza Zapol, "Serious Play: Oral History and the Art of Story"




Emily Kerman, Administrative Coordinator, OHMA & INCITE