Joel Rudewicz holds an MA in History from the University of Nottingham and a BA in History from SUNY Buffalo State. His research interests include the cultural, social, and architectural history of Europe and North America. Over the past decade he has held roles as a researcher, archivist, conservator, and curator at museums and universities in the United States. He has authored articles and curated exhibitions including a permanent exhibition on the history of spinal surgery at the Mütter Museum of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. He joins the MLC Research Team to investigate the experience and memory of Canadians during the First World War.