Megan Smolenyak2 is a real life history detective who loves to solve mysteries. You might have spotted Megan or her handiwork on Top Chef, Who Do You Think You Are?, Finding Your Roots, Faces of America, Good Morning America, the Today Show, The Early Show, CNN, PBS and NPR.
She's the author of 6 books, including Hey, America, Your Roots Are Showing and Who Do You Think You Are? (companion to the TV series) and conducts forensic research for the Army, coroners, NCIS and the FBI.
If you've been bitten by the history or genealogical bug, please take a few minutes to explore this website — featuring upcoming events, Megan's books, hundreds of articles, celebrity roots, video, grants, and more — starting with this video of some of Megan's favorite investigatory adventures!