Pleun Clara Bouricius is Assistant Director and the "Mass History" Program Officer at the Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities, where she manages Mass Moments. She is also the Project Director of Hidden Walls, Hidden Mills, a project that develops history/ecology adventures in Plainfield, MA. Before that she was a carpenter; drove a Freightliner Classic around the country; managed the Women, Enterprise, and Society project at Baker Library at Harvard Business School; and taught history and literature at Harvard University. Her undergraduate degree is in history, women's studies, and photography from Montclair State College, New Jersey; her MA, in English, and PhD, in the History of American Civilization, from Harvard University. She was born and raised in The Hague, The Netherlands, and lives in Plainfield with husband Tee O'Sullivan and a dog named Buddy.