Sheila Curran Bernard

Upstate, New York, United States


Emmy and Peabody Award-winning writer, filmmaker, story consultant and project developer. Projects include Backpack Full of Cash (theatrical, consulting writer), Slavery by Another Name (PBS, writer); Jerusalem (IMAX 3D, contributing writer). Author with Kenn Rabin, ARCHIVAL STORYTELLING (Focal Press/Routledge) - SECOND EDITION MAY 1, 2020! Author DOCUMENTARY STORYTELLING (Focal Press/Routledge) -- working on fifth edition now. Various editions available in Chinese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Japanese, and soon, Arabic!

Associate professor at the University at Albany, SUNY, Department of History and the undergraduate Documentary Studies Program; Director, Institute for History and Public Engagement; Director, Graduate Program in Public History.