Steve Gallo

Sr. Historian

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.