Paul S. George is the Resident Historian at HistoryMiami Museum, a Smithsonian Affiliate in downtown Miami. Dr. George has curated several historical exhibits at HistoryMiami Museum (formerly known as Historical Association of Southern Florida), and at the Jewish Museum of Florida. He conducts a wide variety of more than thirty history tours of Dade, Broward, and Monroe Counties.
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Paul S. George, Ph.D.,
Resident Historian at HistoryMiami Museum
Paul S. George is the Resident Historian at HistoryMiami Museum, a Smithsonian Affiliate in downtown Miami. A native Miamian and former college professor, Dr. George has taught at several universities and colleges, including Florida State University, Florida A & M University, Florida Atlantic University, University of Miami, and Miami-Dade College. Dr. George has authored seventeen books, hundreds of articles, book reviews, columns, and numerous unpublished manuscripts. He has served as President of the Florida Historical Society, Vice Chairman of the City of Miami’s Heritage Conservation Board (1984-1987), Director of the Historic Broward County Preservation Board, President of the Louis Wolfson II Florida Moving Image Archive, and currently serves as a member of Metro Dade County’s Preservation Board (1997-present).
Since 2011, he has written a monthly photo essay column for Biscayne Times, is a columnist for Miami Community Newspapers since 2019, and is currently the editor of Tequesta, the scholarly journal of HistoryMiami Museum. Dr. George has curated several historical exhibits at HistoryMiami Museum (formerly known as Historical Association of Southern Florida), and at the Jewish Museum of Florida. He conducts a wide variety of more than thirty history tours of Dade, Broward, and Monroe Counties. His Crime tour and boat tour along the waters of Key Biscayne and Stiltsville were feted by Miami New Times, as the “Best Tours” in recent years.
In 2019, Dr. George was recognized as the Tourism Professional of the Year by the Academy of Hospitality & Tourism and as the year’s Community Champion by Calle Ocho News. The Coral Gables Community Foundation awarded him the Education Award that same year.
In 2020, he was featured as The Achiever in Miami Today. Dr. George is a member of the Archbishop Curley/Notre Dame High School Hall of Fame.
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