Melanie Whitt is a professional genealogist who works as contractor for Family Locket Genealogists and private clients. She earned a Master of Science with Distinction in Genealogical, Paleographic, and Heraldic Studies from the University of Strathclyde in June 2022. She is accredited as a Qualified Genealogist with the Register of Qualified Genealogists based in the UK. As a product of recent immigration to the US, her work has a strong international focus in France, Sweden, Germany, and the British Isles, in addition to extensive practice in the Great Lakes and Northwest regions of the US.
Melanie regularly incorporates DNA analysis in her research and has solved biological family identity cases for clients. She is a graduate of both Research Like a Pro and Research Like a Pro with DNA study groups, serving as a mentor for the latter. She has presented at the Austin Lifetime Learning Institute and will present a DNA-based case study in November for the Research Like a Pro Webinar Series 2023. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.