Thomas A. Guiler is Director of Museum Affairs at the Oneida Community Mansion House. A scholar of utopian and intentional communities, he received his PhD from Syracuse University in 2016 and taught for five years at the University o Delaware and Winterthur Program in American Material Culture.
Dr. Guiler researches and teaches 19th and 20th century American social and cultural history and has particular interests in social protest, material culture, and the digital and public humanities. He has published and presented on many intentional communities including Byrdcliffe, Roycroft, and Rose Valley and has done extensive work on the Onieda Community. He is currently working on a book, The Handcrafted Utopia : Arts and Crafts Communities in America’s Progressive Era.