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- United States
- VA Virginia
- George Mason University
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- family strategies, early republic, digital humanities, digital history, national identity
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- About Me
I am a doctoral candidate in the Department of History and Art History at George Mason University, focusing on the Early American Republic (1780-1830). My dissertation examines the intersection of family strategies and the formation of national identity for Americans abroad in the post revolutionary period, using the Maury family of Virginia and Liverpool as a case study. My scholarly interests include the long eighteenth century in the British Atlantic, material culture, and families as networks.
I am a practicing digital public historian. Through my position as a Digital History Associate at the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University, I have contributed to content-focused projects such as the award-winning Histories of the National Mall website, the Papers of the War Department community transcription project, and the podcast Consolation Prize. In this position, particularly for the Omeka team, I have developed and conducted training workshops for a variety of skill levels.
I am committed to accessibility above and beyond the baseline of legal requirements, and inspired by Roy Rosenzweig’s wish to “democratize the study of the past”.
- Recent Publications
With Mills Kelly and Jessica Otis. “Reframing the Conversation: Digital Humanities, Disabilities, and Accessibility.” In Debates in the Digital Humanities 2022, edited by Matthew K. Gold and Lauren F. Klein. Minneapolis; London: University of Minnesota Press, 2022. (forthcoming)
With Miriam Posner. “Creating an Omeka Exhibit.” The Programming Historian. February 24, 2016. Last modified May 25, 2017. https://programminghistorian.org/lessons/creating-an-omeka-exhibit.
“Topic Modeling: A Basic Introduction.” Journal of Digital Humanities 2:1 (Winter 2012)
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- United States
- Expertise by Geography
- British Isles, North America
- Expertise by Chronology
- 18th century, 19th century
- Expertise by Topic
- American Founding Era, Family, Public History