Professor, History and Art History
I am a digital public historian working on two distinct projects — a digital history of the Appalachian Trail and a project designed to preserve, in digital form, America’s coastal historic sites that will be lost due to coastal inundation as a result of sea level rise.
■ Appalachian Trail Histories is a digital public history of the Appalachian Trail, America’s oldest and most iconic long-distance hiking trail.
■ Beneath the Waves is a project designed to collect and preserve, in digital form, the history and visual record of coastal historic sites that will vanish due to sea level rise.
■ Kelly, Mills. 2020. The class of ‘51. Appalachia, forthcoming.
■ Kelly, Mills. 2017. Helping students make history. Public History Weekly, 5(19).
■ Kelly, Mills. 2016. Teaching history in the digital age. University of Michigan Press.