Doctor of Philosophy (ABD) in History, George Mason University
Topics: American History, Gender History, Digital History
Graduate Certificate in Women and Gender Studies
Master of Arts in History, Brock University
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in History and English Language and Literature with Minor in Writing, Rhetoric, and Discourse Studies, Brock University
2016 – Present
Digital Scholarship Librarian, Digital Library Services, University Library, Georgia State University
2017 – Present
Co-Director, Student Innovation Fellowship, Georgia State University
2015 – 2016
Graduate Teaching Assistant, World History, Department of History and Art History, George Mason University
2012 – 2015
Digital History Research Fellow, Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, George Mason University
2009 – 2012
Research Assistant, Simulating History Lab, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario
Kell Hall Digital Preservation Project
Using cutting-edge scanning technology and traditional research, our team is capturing and exhibiting the physical, aesthetic, and historical elements of the unusual but iconic Kell Hall prior to its demolition.
Unpacking Manuel’s Tavern
Preserving and curating the space and stories of Manuel’s Tavern, an Atlanta landmark.
Open World Atlanta
A 3D virtual environment recreating Atlanta’s downtown from 1928
Unpacking Oakland Cemetery
A collaboration between Georgia State, Emory, Historic Oakland Foundation, and Beam Imagination to capture burial, geospatial, and 3D data at Atlanta’s most historical cemetery.
Leisure at War
An experiment in recreating the well-known V-Mail design from World War Two as a digital interface for exploring wartime letters.
3D Laser Scanning and Photogrammetry, Georgia State University Library, Oct-Nov 2017. Co-leader.
Building a Digital Portfolio, hosted by George Mason University and the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, July 13-24, 2015. Graduate Research Assistant/Mentor.
Doing Digital History 2014, hosted by George Mason University and the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, August 4-15, 2014. Graduate Research Assistant/Tutorial Leader.
Rebuilding the Portfolio: DH for Art Historians, hosted by George Mason University and the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, July 7-14, 2014. Graduate Research Assistant/Tutorial Leader.
Digital Method Workshop Series, hosted by the Simulating History Lab at Brock University, May 2-25, 2012. Instructor.
Turkel, William J., Kevin Kee, and Spencer Roberts. “A Method for Navigating the Infinite Archive.” In History in the Digital Age, edited by Toni Weller. Oxford: Routledge, 2013.
“Student-Based Digital Scholarship,” DIGI Colloquium, University of Georgia Library, November 16, 2017.
“Teaching 3D Digital Skills at GSU Library,” Lightning Talk, Code4Lib Southeast Regional Conference, Emory University, April 21, 2017. Co-presenter.
“Digitizing the Humanities and Humanizing Computing: An Introduction to DH Graduate Course,” Conference Paper, Digital Humanities 2013, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, July 16-19, 2013. Co-presenter.
“The War of 1812 in Niagara-on-the-Lake: An Interactive Mobile History,” Conference Paper, Canadian Society for Digital Humanities / Société canadienne des humanités numériques (CSDH/SCHN) Annual Conference 2012, May 28-30, 2012.
“Portals to the Past: Augmenting Reality with Images of Yesteryear,” Conference Paper, Shaping Space(s), Telling Time(s) – Explorer l’espace, déchiffrer le temps, McGill-Queen’s 2012 Graduate Conference in History, March 2-4, 2012. Co-presenter.
“Teaching and Learning with Commercially-produced Virtual Environments,” Conference Paper, Interacting with Immersive Worlds Conference, Brock University, June 13-14, 2011.
Review of King, Quentin Scott, Henry Clay and the War of 1812. H-War, H-Net Reviews. October, 2017.
Code4Lib 2018 Southeast Regional Conference, Atlanta University Center Woodruff Library, July 27, 2018, Co-organizer
The Institute for Liberal Arts Digital Scholarship (ILiADS), Occidental College, June 10-15, 2018, Project Liaison
Faculty Personnel Committee, Georgia State University Library (Structured and Promotion Reviews)
Omeka Exhibits Committee, Georgia State University Library, Chair
Digital Preservation Working Group, Georgia State University Library
Web Group, Georgia State University Library
Georgia Digital Humanities Consortium, Managing Member
Graduate and Professional Student Association, George Mason University, Director of Communications
Brock University Creative Writers’ Club, Editor
The Brock Press, Volunteer Writer
Landguard Fort, Felixstowe, England, Volunteer Archivist
- Web design (HTML, CSS, PHP)
- Online platforms (Omeka, Scalar, WordPress, etc)
- Programming tools (R, Python)
- Digital mapping (ArcGIS, Neatline, MapWarper, R)
- Data manipulation, analysis, and visualization
- Multimedia editing (drafting/design, imagery, video, audio)
- 3D scanning, photogrammetry, and 3D printing
- 3D modeling and virtual environments
- VR environments and equipment
- AR development and tools
Awards, Fellowships, and Grants
C. W. Bright Pixel Award for Best History and New Media Project, Department of History and Art History, George Mason University (2013)
Digital Humanities Summer Institute Tuition Scholarship (2013)
Ian Lancashire Award for Graduate Student Promise, Canadian Society for Digital Humanities / Société canadienne des humanités numériques (CSDH/SCHN) (2012)
Digital History Research Award, Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, George Mason University (2012-2017)
David C. Murray and Elizabeth Surtees Niagara Historical Society Post-Graduate Scholarship, Brock University (2011)
Faculty of Graduate Studies Research Fellowship, Brock University (2011)
Graduate Research Fellowship, Brock University (2011)
Simulating History Lab Research Fellowship, Brock University (2011)
Harrison-Thompson Bursary Trust, Brock University (2010)
Ontario International Education Opportunity Scholarship, Government of Ontario (2010)
Millennium Bursary, Government of Canada (2008)