Updated 4/2018

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EDUCATION

Ph.D. in American Studies | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill | Expected 2019

M.A. in American Studies | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill | 2016

B.A. in American Studies | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill | 2013


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Field Scholar | Southern Oral History Program (SOHP) | 2016—2017

Teaching Assistant | Department of American Studies | 2014—2017

Courses:

- AMST 486: Shalom Y’all: The Jewish Experience in the American South, Marcie Ferris | Fall 2017

- AMST 350 Honors: Main Street, Carolina, Robert Allen | Spring 2016

- AMST 53 Honors: The Family & Social Change In America, Robert Allen | Spring 2015

- AMST 202: Historical Approaches to American Studies, Seth Kotch | Fall 2014

Laboratory Associate | Digital Innovation Lab (DIL) | 2011—2016

Research Assistant | Chancellor’s Task Force on University History | Spring 2016

Project Manager | Carolina Digital Humanities Initiative | Summer-Fall 2015

Digital Editor & Social Media Coordinator | American Studies Department | Fall 2015

Research Associate | Women’s AdvaNCe | Summer 2015


DIGITAL PROJECTS

Building A University of the People | Author | 2018-2019

Speaking Back to the Speaker Ban | Author | 2016

Names In Brick & Stone | Project Manager | 2015-2016

Digital Feminists of Carolina | Project Lead | 2015-2016

Charlotte 1911 | Project Manager  | 2014-2016

Recovering Hayti | Project Manager  | 2014-2016

Digital Loray | Research Associate  | 2014-2016

Digital Portobelo | Research Assistant | 2014-2016


HONORS & AWARDS

UNC-Chapel Hill Graduate School | Dissertation Completion Fellowship | $18000 | 2018-2019

UNC-Chapel Hill College of Arts & Sciences | Dean’s Graduate Fellow | $5000 | 2018

Carolina Digital Humanities Initiative | Digital Dissertation Fellowship | $4000 | 2017

Center for the Study of the American South | Graduate Travel Grant | $300 | 2017

Oral History Association | Presenter Scholarship | $250 | 2017

Center for the Study of the American South | Summer Research Grant | $3000 | 2016

Graduate and Professional Student Federation Travel Award | $400 |  2016

Duke University PhD Lab In Digital Knowledge | Lab Scholar | 2015-2016

UNC-Chapel Hill Graduate School | Leadership Development Scholars Program | $3000 |  2014-2015


PUBLICATIONS

“Shared Resonance In University History,” Field Notes, Southern Oral History Program, February 2017.

“Carolina Blue: Frank Porter Graham and the Struggle for a Progressive North Carolina,” Talking Points Memo, October 2016.  
“50 Years of Students Standing Up For Academic Freedom,”
Field Notes, Southern Oral History Program, February 2015.


PRESENTATIONS & TALKS

Panelist, “Benefits and Biases of Activist-Centered Institutional Oral Histories,” Oral History Association, Concordia University, October 2018.

Panelist, “Documenting Racial Justice Student Activism from the Inside Out (or Is that Outside In?).” Oral History in the Mid-Atlantic Region, American University, March 2018.

Panelist, “Breaking the Southern Part of Heaven: University-Community Engagement Through Documentary and Oral History.” Oral History Association, Minneapolis, October 2017.

Invited Presenter, “Making A University of the People: Oral Histories with UNC-Chapel Hill Student Activists.” Universities, Slavery, Public Memory, and the Built Landscape Symposium, University of Virginia, October 2017.

Public Lecture, “Building A University of the People: The Movement for a Free-standing Black Cultural Center at UNC-Chapel Hill.” Tell About the South Lecture for the Center for the Study of the American South, June 2017.

Panelist, “The Pleasure of Recognition: ‘Seeing Ourselves’ in H. Lee Waters’s Digital Southern Imaginary.” Southern American Studies Association, College of William & Mary, March 2017.

Panelist, “What’s A Digital Feminist?: A Case-Study In Experiences of Gender and Labor.” HASTAC, Arizona State University, May 2016.

  Workshop Facilitator, “What’s A Digital Feminist?: A Case-Study In Experiences of Gender and Labor.” FemTechNet, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, April 2016.  

Panelist, “Professional Development and The Job: Three Perspectives from UNC-Chapel Hill.” Crossroads: The Future of Graduate History Education, Drew University, March 2016.

Panelist, “Digital Feminism: A Case-Study In Experiences of Gender and Labor.” CHAT Festival, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, March 2016.

Panelist, “Giving to Get: Partnering With Graduate Students.” Student Affairs Winter Conference, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, December 2015.

Invited Talk, “Digital Loray and the Collaborative Digital Humanities.” Speaker Series, Department of American Studies, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, November 2015.


UNIVERSITY SERVICE & ACTIVITIES

Pre-Graduate Education Advising Program, University Career Services | Advisor | 2015—2017

Graduate and Professional Student Federation | Senator and Professional Development Chair | 2015—2017

Re-envisioning the Humanities PhD, Institute for the Arts and Humanities|  Curriculum Committee | 2016—2017

Altacs In Academe Seminar, Carolina Seminar Series | Co-Convenor | 2015—2016

Alt-Ac Graduate Student Working Group | President and Founder | 2015—2016

American Studies Graduate Student Association (ASGSA) | Faculty-Graduate Representative; University Affairs & Policy Representative | 2015—2016

Graduate Student Professional Development Advisory Council | 2014—16

University History Council | 2015—2017