Du Plessis can speak about why genealogy is enjoying a rise in popularity and how to get started.
Jacques du Plessis
Genealogy got a boost as a pandemic activity and many people receive kits as gifts from sites like Ancestry.com during the holidays. Pandemic aside, why has this become more popular? Jacques du Plessis, who is president of the Association for Genealogy Educators and Schools, can talk about how researching family histories can benefit academic research. He also can discuss how people can get started in researching their own family trees.