Deborah Schwartz is president of the Brooklyn Historical Society, a nationally renowned urban history center founded in 1863. From 2002 to 2006 she served as the Edward John Noble Foundation Deputy Director for Education at the Museum of Modern Art. A recognized leader in the field of museum education, Schwartz teaches a graduate seminar on museum management for NYU's Museum Studies program, and frequently lectures at Columbia University Teacher's College and Bank Street College of Education. She is a contributor to Letting Go? Sharing Historical Authority in a User-Generated World, published by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage in 2011, and she served as the Center's panel chair in heritage in 2012. Most recently, she served as an LOI panelist in Exhibitions & Public Interpretation in 2014 and 2015.