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Donita Moorhus is a researcher, oral historian, and writer. She has conducted oral history interviews since 1988 and has been an interviewer for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers History Office as well as the Women in Journalism Oral History Project. She has been a consultant on oral history to the Society of Woman Geographers and has conducted workshops on oral history for members of the Society in Miami, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C. After serving as an interviewer for one year, she was named Director of the Washington Press Club Foundation Oral History Project in June 1993.

Ms Moorhus is managing partner of R & D Associates and serves as both project manager and oral historian for projects related to military construction and the accomplishments of the U.S. Army Engineers during the Cold War. Prior to moving to the Washington D.C. metropolitan area in 1991, she spent fifteen years in not-for-profit management and five years as an independent consultant in New York City.

Ms Moorhus has a B.A. degree from the University of Michigan, with a major in English, and an M.S. degree from Fordham University Graduate School of Social Services. In 1992 she attended the Summer Institute in Oral History at Columbia University.

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