Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak (yes, that's her real name) is a genealogical
adventurer who loves solving mysteries, making unexpected discoveries
and pushing the boundaries of conventional genealogy. A popular writer,
speaker and TV guest, she does all she can to get the g-word out there
and inspire others in their quest for roots.
Megan has appeared on Good Morning America
, the Today Show
the Early Show
, CNN, NPR and BBC.
In addition to consulting on shows ranging from Who Do You Think You
to Top Chef
, she is the author of five books, a Huffington Post
contributor, a cold case
researcher for the Army, NCIS and the FBI, and former Chief Family
Historian and spokesperson for Ancestry.com.
Her most recent book is Who Do You Think You Are?: The Essential Guide to Tracing Your Family History
, companion guide to the NBC series, and her next one, Hey, America, Your Roots Are Showing
, will be out shortly.