Emily Kahn is a historic preservationist and public historian who serves as the Program Coordinator of the National Fund for Sacred Places at the National Trust for Historic Preservation. She participates in all aspects of the National Fund for Sacred Places, including daily administration, application review, outreach, and content production. She wrote the National Register nomination for Zion Episcopal Church in Dobbs Ferry, New York, and co-wrote a book titled Repression, Re-Invention, & Rugelach: A History of Jews at Colgate (2018). Prior to joining the National Trust, Emily worked for multiple preservation advocacy nonprofits in the Northeast. She trained at the Preservation Institute Nantucket and holds a bachelor of arts in history with a minor in museum studies from Colgate University and a master of science in historic preservation from Columbia University. She is the current president of Columbia University’s Preservation Alumni group.