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University of Southern Maine
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Nineteenth Century US, Cultural History, History of Photography, Public History, Modernism, Friendship, Maine and New England, Women Writers, Art History, Material Culture, Postcards, Digital Humanities.
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About Me
Recent Publications


(With Susan Danly and Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr.) Maine Photography: A History, 1840-2015 (DownEast Books and the Maine Historical Society, 2016).

(With Susan Danly) Maine Moderns: Art in Seguinland, 1900-1940 (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2011).

Peer-Reviewed Articles/Chapters in Scholarly Books:

“Who Supports the Humanities in Maine? The Benefits (and Challenges) of Volunteerism,” The Maine Policy Review: Special Issue on the Humanities and Policy, Vol. 24, no. 1, Winter/Spring, 2015.

“The Lens of the Local: Teaching an Appreciation of the Past through the Exploration of Local Sites, Landmarks, and Hidden Histories,” in The History Teacher, vol. 48, no. 3, May 2015.

“A Region Apart: Representations of Maine and Northern New England in Personal Film, 1920-1940,” in Martha McNamara and Karan Sheldon, eds., Poets of Their Own Acts: The Aesthetics of Home Movies and Amateur Film (Indiana University Press, 2017).

Media Coverage
Country Focus
United States
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
19th century, 20th century
Expertise by Topic
Material Culture, Public History