Rick Fogarty is a professional genealogist and lecturer in Hazlet, New Jersey. He is a genealogical researcher with AncestryProGenealogists specializing in unknown parentage. He is a third-generation genealogist with deep Oklahoma roots and a citizen of the Muscogee Creek Nation. He specializes in Native American tribal, adoption, and DNA/forensic genealogical research. He has attended the Boston University forensic genealogy course, the Forensic Genealogy Institute genetic genealogy course, Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy, and the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research. He is a life member of the Association of Professional Genealogists. He is an instructor on Native American tribal genealogy for several institutes and lectures frequently on many genealogical topics. He currently serves on the board for the Oklahoma Genealogical Society.
- Course Thirteen — The Five Civilized Tribes