Melinda Kashuba holds a Ph.D. in Geography from the University of California, Los Angeles. She is a popular lecturer and author of Walking with Your Ancestors: a Genealogist’s Guide to Using Maps and Geography (Family Tree Books, 2005) plus numerous articles in genealogical magazines and other publications. She is an adjunct instructor in Geography at Shasta College and is the 2016 recipient of the Gerald C. Hayward Award for Excellence in Community College Teaching given by the California Community College Foundation. Her genealogical specialties include nineteenth and twentieth century American research and maps.
IGHR 2018 Information
Don’t miss IGHR 2018 in Athens, 2 - 7 June 2018!
Two IGHR scholarship application deadlines are fast approaching. The Jean Thomason Scholarship, due 1 December 2017, is open to anyone currently employed at a library, and the AncestryProGenealogists Scholarship, due 31 December 2017, will be awarded to a qualified applicant who demonstrates a commitment to genealogy as a profession.
IGHR 2018 Hotel Reservations
Hotel reservations for IGHR 2018 are now open! Click here for more hotel information and to reserve your hotel room at the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel. IGHR course classrooms are located in the Georgia Center.
We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help us plan for IGHR 2018. Click on the Volunteer tab or follow the link to learn more and join our dedicated team of IGHR volunteers.