THE HISTORY CRAFTERS
We are a team of expert researchers, historians, archivists, writers and storytellers who know how to bring history to life. No boring textbook stuff here! We create authentic and compelling content based upon in-depth research and rigorous analysis. Our expertise spans the arc of modern history, allowing us to tell the widest array of stories.
Our Principal, Eric S. Singer, holds a PhD in history from American University, a Masters of Education from University of Vermont, and a Bachelor of Arts in public communication from American University. For two decades, he has researched and written vivid historical narrative for films, major national and international brands, governments, educational initiatives and public history projects. A natural storyteller, Eric helps clients bring their histories, cultures and core themes to life in order to more authentically connect with target audiences.
Eric was the principal researcher for The Untold History of the United States, a 12-hour documentary series that is currently available on Netflix. To complement the series, he conceptualized, designed and implemented the Untold History Education Project, a website, educational outreach and social media program that connects teachers, community activists and the general public to a wide array of historical teaching tools. He also conducts research, develops curriculum and manages educational outreach for a wide variety of other clients.
Eric taught at the University of Baltimore for seven years. There, he designed 14 unique history courses including The Wire: Baltimore and the Urban Crisis, History of American Sexuality, American Urban History and Living With the Bomb: Social, Political and Cultural Implications of Modern War. His work on the Cold War has been published in national and international journals, including the Hamburg Institute for Social Research’s Angst im Kalten Krieg (Fear in the Cold War) and Cambridge University Press's Urban History.
He is also a historical journalist and young readers author, and has published on a wide variety of topics in The Nation, San Francisco Chronicle, Teen Vogue, Icelandair Stopover, The Baltimore Sun and The New York Daily News. Eric adapted The Untold History of the United States, Young Readers Edition, Vol. 2, 1945-1962 (Simon & Schuster, 2019).