What can DNA testing tell you about your ethnic origins? How can it be used to piece together your family history? Are those TV commercials all hype? How have anthropologists and historians used this type of DNA testing to solve historical mysteries? Can these tests reveal anything about your health?
My Lecture Catalog
The following lectures are available for in-person presentation or as online webinars.
This overview discusses key record collections for tracing African American ancestry, challenges and strategies for working with enslaved ancestors, and how DNA testing can help connect to African origins.
This lecture will explain general concepts that pertain to Hispanic genealogy, discuss Hispanic immigration to and migration within the U.S., explain researching the homeland, recommend key must-have reference tools for anyone doing Hispanic research.
This introductory lecture covers key U.S. records and strategies for identifying when and where your Mexican ancestors immigrated, and for identifying their hometown in Mexico. It will also provide an overview of the main Mexican record types available online for tracing those family lines further back in Mexico.
Cloud computing refers to on-demand applications, data, and services hosted and shared over the internet. This introductory presentation discusses the general concepts behind cloud computing, and why it matters to genealogy.