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Shellee Morehead, PhD, has a Ph.D. in Evolutionary Ecology from the University of Utah and is an Associate Professor of Biology at the New England Institute of Technology. She was certified by the Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG) initially in 2012 with a renewal in 2017, and researches, writes and lectures on family history. 


Her specialties include Rhode Island, Italian, and French-Canadian research and genetic genealogy. She is an associate of BCG, a member of the Rhode Island Genealogical Society, American-French Genealogical Society, and a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG) New England Chapter.​

She is a frequent lecturer at Legacy Family Tree Webinars and has a number of very popular talks available through that site.

Presentation Specialties

  • ​Specializing in - but not limited to - talks on Genetic Genealogy, Italian, French-Canadian, Rhode Island and methodology topics

  • Uses current research methodologies and available archives

  • Able to customize lectures for either professional or public groups

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