Meet the Staff
Paul M. Peucker
director and archivist
Paul is a native of Zeist, Netherlands. He graduated as a historian from the Rijksuniversiteit at Utrecht (1988) and received his Ph.D. from the same university in 1991. The topic of his dissertation is the first Moravian settlement outside Herrnhut: Heerendijk in the Netherlands.
With a degree from the Rijksarchiefschool in The Hague he was archivist at the Unity Archives in Herrnhut, Germany, from 1996-2004. In March 2004 he became the archivist of the Moravian Archives in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Lanie studied German and art history at Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont, graduating with honors in 1995. In 2001 she received her M.A. in Fine and Decorative Art from Sotheby's Institute (University of Manchester) in London, England.
The topic of her thesis is 18th century Moravian furniture makers in England and Germany. In July 2005 she became the Assistant Archivist of the Moravian Archives in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Claire Klatchak is the administrative
assistant/office manager. Claire earned her undergraduate degree from Moravian, majoring in accounting and management. She received her MBA from Moravian in 1995. Claire is active with the Moravian Alumni Association, and also serves on the school board of Our Lady of Hungary Regional School in Northampton.
megan van ravenswaay
site director at the Whitefield House
Megan is the site director at the Whitefield House in Nazareth, Pa. (Moravian Historical Society). She studied historic preservation at the Savannah College of Art and Design. The Moravian Historical Society is affiliated with the Moravian Archives.