Professional - Arlene Eakle, Ph.D.

Arlene Eakle, Ph.D. is president and founder of The Genealogical Institute, Inc. Dr. Eakle is a professional genealogist with more than 30 years experience in genealogy research: tracing hard-to-find ancestors for clients in New York, Virginia, the Southern U.S. including the Scots-Irish and those of Native American background. She holds a PhD in British History and traces ancestors from the British Isles (including Ireland). She claims a 96% success rate. Arlene has addressed more than 600 genealogy seminars in the U.S., Canada, and Europe including Family History Expos and Research Retreats. She is the author of more than 90 books, 7 blogs, scholarly articles, and family histories. With a specialized team of genealogy writers, Arlene has contributed chapters to more than 25 different Genealogy Research Guides and Family History Expos Webinars--January 2015-July 2017.