CV

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education

PhD, Information Culture and Data Stewardship, 2014 – 2019
School of Computing and Information, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

MLIS, Archives and Information Science, 2013 – 2014
School of Information, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

BA, magna cum laude, Studio Art, 2005-2009
Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota

selected grants, awards, scholarships, and fellowships

2018
Blanche Calistri McManus Scholarship, School of Computing and Information, University of Pittsburgh

Margaret Mary Corbett Memorial Award, best LIS dissertation proposal, School of Computing and Information, University of Pittsburgh

Student Travel Award, School of Computing and Information, University of Pittsburgh
Personal Digital Archiving Conference, University of Houston Libraries

2017
Pitt Interdisciplinary Humanities Grant, Humanities Center, University of Pittsburgh
Botany Hall: Dioramas in Context, with Colleen O’Reilly

Graduate and Professional Student Government Travel Grant, University of Pittsburgh
2017 DLF NDSA Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

2015
Research and Development Grant (Tier 1), Division of Preservation and Access, National Endowment for the Humanities
Sustaining MedArt: The Impact of Socio-Technical Factors on Digital Preservation Strategies, with Dr. Alison Langmead Role: Program Manager

Catherine Ofiesh Orner Award, School of Information Sciences, University of Pittsburgh
iConference 2015, Orange County, California

2014
Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory (HASTAC) Scholars Program & Fellowship
HASTAC Scholar Profile and Blog

selected presentations and publications

2019
“Personal Digital Memorials,” with Chelsea Gunn
Personal Digital Archiving 2019, University of Pittsburgh

“Sustaining DH: An NEH Institute for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities,” with Alison Langmead and Chelsea Gunn
Georgia Institute of Technology

2018
“Sustaining DH: An NEH Institute for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities,” with Alison Langmead and Chelsea Gunn
University of Pittsburgh

Sustaining MedArt: The Impact of Socio-Technical Factors on Digital Preservation Strategies: Report of research funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, Division of Preservation and Access2015-2018, with Alison Langmead, Chelsea Gunn, Jedd Hakimi, and Lindsay Decker

“Capturing Identity: Using Institutional Recordkeeping Systems to Explore Personal Records,” with Chelsea Gunn
Personal Digital Archiving 2018, University of Houston, Houston, Texas

Botany Hall: Dioramas in Context
Online Exhibition Opening and Panel, with Colleen O’Reilly
Hall of Botany, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

2017
“Botany Hall: Re-contextualizing Historical Dioramas from the Carnegie Museum of Natural History (CMNH),” with Colleen O’Reilly
Museum Computer Network Conference 2017, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

“A Socio-Technical Digital Preservation Roadmap,” with Dr. Alison Langmead
Persevering to Preserve, DLF Forum & NDSA’s Digital Preservation Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

“Carnegie Museum of Natural History’s Botany Hall: Visualizing Relationships with Nature,” with Colleen O’Reilly
Exhibiting the Anthropocene I: Visitor Experiences and Global Change II, 2017 ICOM NATHIST Conference: The Anthropocene, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

“Maintaining MedArt: Does Usability Correspond to Sustainability?”
California Visual Resources Association 2017 Conference, University of California, Berkeley

“Do We Only Preserve What We Enjoy? Sustaining Images of Medieval Art & Architecture,” with Dr. Alison Langmead
Material Collective, International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo

Consuming Nature: Landscapes through the lens of the Anthropocene” workshop participant, supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, University of Pittsburgh

Hypothes.is Web Annotation Workshop, with Chelsea Gunn
Digital Scholarship Services, Hillman Library, University of Pittsburgh

2016
“Decomposing Bodies to Data (after)Lives: Expanding Modes of Academic Research,” a colloquium with Dr. Alison Langmead and Chelsea Gunn
Department of the History of Art & Architecture, University of Pittsburgh

Mobile Media Storytelling in the Cultural Heritage Sector,” with Chelsea Gunn
Keystone Digital Humanities Conference, University of Pittsburgh

2015
Sustaining Med-Art: Assessing the Persistence and Longevity of a Pioneering Digital Humanities Project, with Dr. Alison Langmead
iConference 2015 Proceedings

2014
Visual Media Workshop Team,” a colloquium with Dr. Josh Ellenbogen, Alexandra Oliver, and Dr. Alison Langmead
Department of History of Art and Architecture, University of Pittsburgh

2012
Learning in Public: Experiments in Curricular Exhibitions
Visualizing the Liberal Arts Conference, Carleton College

Cultivating a Curatorial Culture through the College Library, co-authored with Laurel Bradley, Margaret Pezalla-Granlund, and Heather Tompkins
A Handbook for Academic Museums: Exhibitions and Education, edited by Stefanie S Jandl and Mark S. Gold, MuseumsEtc

selected professional experiences beyond the University of Pittsburgh

2018-2019
Editor, National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) Journal 2019

2011-2012
Program Associate, Visualizing the Liberal Arts Initiative
Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota

selected exhibitions

2016
Curatorial Associate, “Data (after)Lives: The Persistence of Encoded Identity
University Art Gallery, University of Pittsburgh, September 8-October 14, 2016

2012
Research and Technical Assistant, “Photographing the Social Body: Malian Portraiture from the Studio to the Street,”
Perlman Teaching Museum, Carleton College, March 30-May 18, 2012

selected teaching experiences

2018
Teaching Fellow, Archival Advocacy and Appraisal
University of Pittsburgh, Spring 2018 

2017
Instructor, Digital Humanities
University of Pittsburgh, Summer 2017

selected volunteer experiences

2019

Co-chair, Planning Committee, Personal Digital Archiving Conference 2019

Volunteer, The Library Collective 2019

2018

Co-teacher and mentor, Jeron X. Grayson Center after-school program

On-site volunteer assistant, Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon 2018