Director of Research and Collections
Stuart is the Director of Research and Collections at the Kentucky Historical Society, where he oversees the agency’s library, archives, museum collection, the Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, and the Civil War Governors of Kentucky Digital Documentary Edition. Before coming to KHS, Stuart worked to preserve and interpret Kentucky’s largest Civil War battleground as the executive director of the Perryville Battlefield Preservation Association. He has served a number of roles here, including managing KHS’s outreach efforts, administering multiple statewide commissions, and communicating the relevance and value of Kentucky history. He is the author of four books and has been a staff member since 2005.