Dr. Andy Ambrose

Executive Director

Andy AmbroseDr. Andy Ambrose brings to the Tubman Museum over 20 years of museum, academic, public history, research and teaching experience.

Prior to the Tubman Museum, Ambrose served as the Deputy Director and the Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at the Atlanta History Center.

Dr. Ambrose is the author of two books on Atlanta history and is co-editor of The South in the Twentieth Century, published by the University of Georgia Press. While at the History Center, Dr. Ambrose curated several exhibits (including The American South: Past, Present, and Future), served as the associate editor of Atlanta History: A Journal of Georgia and the South and taught college classes and courses on historical research, public history, and museum administration. He also curated an exhibit on the 1906 Atlanta race riot that opened at the Martin Luther King National Historic Site on the 100th anniversary of that riot.

Dr. Ambrose holds B.A. and M.A. degrees in history from the University of Tennessee and a Ph.D in American Studies from Emory University. His research, teaching, publication, and exhibit and program interests include southern history, African American art and history, women’s history, public history, museum studies, and urban studies.

Dr. Ambrose is your main contact for the Capitol Campaign and is available for speaking engagements.