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
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
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.
“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)
2013 – 2015
Director of Communications, Graduate and Professional Student Association, George Mason University
2011 – 2012
2007 – 2012
Volunteer Writer, The Brock Press
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