Erica Fugger (2012)


Erica Fugger is a New York-based oral historian whose focus lies in examining the personal narratives underpinning peace activism and social movements.  

For five years, she worked and studied at Columbia University in various roles, spanning Collections Manager of the Columbia Center for Oral History Archives, Research Fellow on the Wake Up Oral History Project, and Project Coordinator to the Oral History MA program.

Erica has served as the Founding President of the Columbia Oral History Alumni Association and on the organizing team for the Oral History Association Mentorship Program. She co-chaired the 2017 Oral History in the Mid-Atlantic Region conference, Oral History & The City, in New York. In her spare time, she offers interview workshops and project consultations to groups around the globe.

Beginning in summer 2017, Erica will be taking a one-year post at Washington College’s C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience. As Oral Historian to the StoryQuest Project, she will help develop training curriculum and community partnerships for a nationwide initiative recording memories of World War II on the American home front.

If you are interested in learning more about Erica’s work, please reach out via the links below:

Professional Website:
LinkedIn: Erica A. Fugger
Pronunciation: Few-grrr