Alex Palma is the Assistant Director of The Carpenters’ Company of the City and County of Philadelphia. “The Carpenters’ Company” for short. The Company maintains a historic site- Carpenters' Hall and a small archives. Alex has held his post at Carpenters' Hall for two years. He is also the Archives Assistant at the Lasallian Baltimore District Archives (hosted at La Salle University). Prior, Alex cut his teeth in the Philly history scene by working various project and short-term contract archives jobs around the city. Alex has judged for National History Day since 2017 and is proud to have served as part of NHD’s logistics team. ?Alex also serves as an At-Large member of The Delaware Valley Archivists Group.
Alex has his MA in Public History from La Salle University. His BA was in History with a minor in Philosophy.
Alex enjoys avant-garde cinema, museums, dreary weather, photography and nerd culture.