resume (in brief)

[ on digital matters and a dissertation ]

Experience Highlights


ABD, American History
Department of History and Art History
My dissertation explores causes and ramifications of selective technological adaptation through an exploration of Tredegar Iron Works, Richmond, Virginia, at the end of the nineteenth century.
George Mason University
Fairfax, Virginia

B.A. French, Enlish

University of Illinois
Urbana, Illinois

Recent Employment

  • Adjunct Faculty, History 390, The Digital Past, Department of History and Art History, George Mason University. Spring/Fall 2014
  • Web Designer [contract]. Selected projects, Archives & Special Collections, Fenwick Library, George Mason University. Spring/summer 2014
  • Digital History Associate, Public Projects, Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, George Mason University, 2010-present
  • Project Manager, National History Education Clearinghouse, Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, George Mason University, 2007-2010
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, George Mason University 2007-2010
  • Historian, Women in Military Service for America Memorial Foundation, Women’s Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, 2001-2006

Selected Papers and Projects

  • Reston @ 50. Web design project, Omeka. Special Collections and Archives, Fenwick Library, George Mason University, 2014.
  • Raising Questions about the Digital Dissertation: an idea whose time has come? Poster presentation, American Historical Association annual meeting, New Orleans, 2013
  • A Look Back at Braddock District. A local history website pushed from early Omeka to Omeka 1.4.1 (2011)
  • Digital tools for the K-12 Classroom: Conference presentations: National Council on History Education; International Society for Technology Education; National Council for the Social Studies. 2009-2010
  • Digital Projects: Management, and Techniques presentations: American Association for History and Computing, 2009; Visualizations in Historical Research, University of North Carolina, 2010.
  • The Braddock Heritage Project: Analog Historians Enter the Digital Age.” Minor field statement requirement for PhD candidacy, 2009
  • Early projects: Photoshop. Image Assignment, Clio I with Professor Paula Petrik
  • “Women in a Man’s War: Who Writes History?” Conference paper presented at Third National Conference, Teach Vietnam Teachers Network, Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, June 21-25, 2006
  • Women and War: A Historical Encyclopedia from Antiquity to the Present. Contributing author, ABC Clio, May 2006
  • “Faces of the Fallen,” Author, Producer, Documentary Exhibit Film, 2005
  • World War I Nurses: The Journal of Emma Elizabeth Weaver, web publication, 2005
  • “American Service Women in the Global War on Terror.” Curator, writer, producer, oral historian. 2005.
  • American Servicewomen in the Global War on Terror, Exhibit Producer and Curator, Women’s Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery, 2004
  • “The Juxtaposition of Ambivalence and Need: Women Army Physicians, Post-World War II.” Conference of Army Historians, 2004
  • “African-American Women during the Korean War Era.” Conference paper presented at No Longer Forgotten: African Americans in the Korean War, 1950-1953, Morgan State University., 2003
  • Over There: Army Nurses During World War I, Author, Producer. Documentary Exhibit Film, 2002

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