Derek Gaines

Historian - Washington DC Office

Derek received his MA in history from the University of Maryland, where he focused on the Revolutionary period and the Early Republic. While working for HRA, he has developed expertise in navigating the records of the National Archives branch in College Park. He has assisted in research related to Native Americans, Superfund sites, and the U S military.

Derek enjoys public historic interpretation, both as a participant and as an observer, and downhill skiing.