CV


Education

Present

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

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

Work Experience

2016 – Present

Digital Scholarship Librarian, Digital Library Services, University Library, Georgia State University

2015 – 2016

Graduate Teaching Assistant, World History, Department of History and Art History, George Mason University

2014 – 2015

Graduate Research Assistant, Public Projects Division, Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, George Mason University

2012 – 2014

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

Workshops

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

“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.

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)

Affiliations

Canadian Society for Digital Humanities / Société canadienne des humanités numériques (CSDH/SCHN)

Association for Computers and Humanities (ACH)

Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media (RRCHNM)

Associations

2013 – 2015

Director of Communications, Graduate and Professional Student Association, George Mason University

2011 – 2012

Editor, Brock University Creative Writers’ Club

2007 – 2012

Volunteer Writer, The Brock Press

2010

Organizer and Community Liaison, Brock University “Say No to the Brock Strike” Student Group (formed in response to a pending strike)

Volunteer Archivist, Landguard Fort, Felixstowe, England