Director of Education and Museum Operations
Pete Miele has been Director of Education and Museum Operations at the Gettysburg Seminary Ridge Museum since 2015. Prior to that, he worked at the museum as both Visitor Services and Education Coordinator and Visitor Services Assistant. A 2014 graduate of Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania with a Master of Arts in Applied History, he recently returned to his alma mater to teach a graduate-level course in museum education. His interests include museum education, historical empathy, shared authority, material culture, and the intersection of politics and social life in the 19th century.
Before moving to the area in 2013, Miele received a Bachelor of Arts in History and Secondary Education from Ramapo College of New Jersey and worked in the Northern Valley Regional High School District in Demarest, New Jersey. He resides in Gettysburg.