Hope Shannon is a public history professional and historian with a decade of experience working with local history institutions, museums, and cultural organizations. In 2017 she cofounded Omnia History, a public history collaborative that explores how history can be used to support social change. Hope is a former executive director of the South End Historical Society in Boston. She has an M.A. in history from Simmons College and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in U.S. and public history at Loyola University Chicago.