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Education | Employment ExperienceDigital Projects | Workshops | Publications | Presentations | Service | Digital Skills | Awards | Associations

Education

Present

Doctor of Philosophy (ABD) in History, George Mason University
Topics: American History, Gender History, Digital History

2017

Graduate Certificate in Women and Gender Studies

2012

Master of Arts in History, Brock University

2011

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in History and English Language and Literature with Minor in Writing, Rhetoric, and Discourse Studies, Brock University

Employment Experience

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

Digital Projects

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.

Workshops

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.

Publications

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.

Presentations

“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.

Reviews

Review of King, Quentin Scott, Henry Clay and the War of 1812. H-War, H-Net Reviews. October, 2017.

Service

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

Digital Skills

  • 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)

Associations

Association for Computers and Humanities (ACH)

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