Our people

Podcasts take a lot of effort to create. To see a complete list of people who make our shows possible, please see the Consolation Prize and The Green Tunnel websites.

Jeanette Patrick


Jeanette Patrick is the Head of R2 Studios and oversees the development and production of all of the studio’s podcasts. Jeanette is a public historian who previously worked in the museum industry and played a pivotal role in creating digital public history projects.

Mills Kelly


Mills Kelly is a professor of history at George Mason University and the Director of the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media. Mills hosts The Green Tunnel. He has been hiking on the trail since 1971 and researching its history since 2016.

Abby Mullen


Abby Mullen is the founder of R2 Studios and served as the first head of studio. She now works as an assistant professor at the U.S. Naval Academy. Previously, Abby was a term assistant professor in the Department of History and Art History at George Mason University. Someday her book about the First Barbary War will be published. She hosted and produced Consolation Prize for the studio; on her own she hosts and produces Big If True with her daughter, and hosts Preble Hall, a podcast of the US Naval Academy Museum.