Steve Gallo

History Team Manager

Steve is a published historian whose work focuses on built environments of the United States. He brings skills in researching neglected histories, such as the removal of a Freedpeople’s settlement from what became Chimborazo Park in Richmond, VA, to his work in cultural resources. His doctoral thesis entitled “A Central Park of their Own: Urban Parks and the New South Movement, 1865-1920,” was an extensive study of historic landscapes located in cities of the U.S. South that pays particular attention to their cultural and social significance. Steve is a skilled researcher and excellent communicator whether speaking at community events, teaching students in the classrooms, or writing for academic journals. Steve exceeds the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards for History.