Josh Howard

Josh Howard is co-owner of Passel, a historical consulting company. He earned his PhD in Public History at Middle Tennessee State University and research interests include sports history, Appalachia, and public history. His published work includes articles on the Federal Writers’ Project and gender, the function of baseball in western Virginia, and the promise of historical empathy in museums and archives. In 2014, he completed a web exhibit and archive based on the Wendell Smith Papers for the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.

Get in touch with Josh at jhowardhistory at gmail dot com, on Twitter via @jhowardhistory, or at

You can view an archive of his posts here.