On-going research:

•poorhouses and paupers

•enslaved communities and their descendants

•Virginia’s role in World War I

•the role of public history in higher education and our communities

Dr. Rainville is currently the Community Initiatives Fellow at The Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities (IATH) at the University of Virginia and only working on a limited number of outside projects.

Please subscribe to her monthly newsletter series for suggestions on how to locate historic graveyards, identify descendants of enslaved families, find World War I memorials in Virginia, and other related topics.



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