| The Route 66 Oral History Office
Albuquerque, New Mexico
David K. Dunaway
Professor of English at the University of New Mexico, David King Dunaway is author and editor of ten volumes of history and biography, including a standard text, Oral History: An Interdisciplinary Anthology, and most recently, A Route 66 Companion (University of Texas, 2011). He served as the academic member of the Department of the Interior’s Federal Advisory Council on Route 66, and currently sits on the Executive Board of Route 66: The Road Ahead Partnership and chairs its Research and Education Working Group. An example of a Route 66 Oral History broadcast is his award-winning three-hour National Public Radio series, Across The Tracks: A Route 66 Story.
Stephen Mandrgoc holds a Ph.D. in history from the University of New Mexico and has served as the administrator of the Route 66 Oral History Office for three years. His specialty is educational policy in New Mexico and the Southwest from 1945 to 2010. He has recently been published in Historic Route 66: A New Mexican Crossroads, edited by Dr. Joseph P. Sanchez and Angelica Sanchez-Clark (Rio Grande Books, 2017).