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Lisa M. Russell

Georgia Northwestern Technical College


Lisa M. Russell is a writer, writing instructor, and an academic assistant dean. She writes micro-history books about “lost things.” She supports regional historical societies. Lisa was the expert on a spin-off of Discovery channel’s Expedition Unknown. She made guest appearances on several local television shows, radio programs, and podcasts. Russell earned a Master of Arts degree in professional writing from Kennesaw State University. The MAPW awarded Lisa the 2020 Distinguished Alumnus Award. Lisa teaches English full-time at Georgia Northwestern Technical College, where she serves as the assistant dean of dual enrollment. She is a part-time professor of communication at Kennesaw State University. In her “spare-time,” you can find Lisa exploring North Georgia with a micro-historic lens to discover her next “lost” story.