Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

PhD, History / University of Washington / Seattle, Washington
Candidacy Dec. 2017
Dissertation: “Gateway Cities: Seattle and Vancouver in the Pacific, 1896-1939”
Advisor: Joshua L. Reid
Exam Fields:

North American West / Joshua L. Reid
Twentieth Century United States / Moon-Ho Jung
Environmental History of North America and the Pacific / Linda Nash
Peoples and Mobility in Latin American History / Adam Warren

MSc, American History / University of Edinburgh / Edinburgh, Scotland
Graduated Nov. 2015
Thesis: “An All-Canadian Route?: Globalization, Nationalism, and the Klondike Gold Rush in American, Canadian, and London Newspapers, 1897” 

BA, American Studies, History / Purdue University / West Lafayette, Indiana
Graduated with Highest Distinction May 2014

 

AWARDS, GRANTS, AND FELLOWSHIPS 

FELLOWSHIPS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

Fulbright US Student Grant / Sep. 2018-May 2019

US History Scene Summer Historical Writing and Research Fellowship / June-Aug. 2018

John and Mary Ann Mangels Endowed Fellowship for Public History / Jan. 2018-June2018

Simpson Center for the Humanities DHSI Fellowship / Nov. 2016

Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest Recruitment Fellowship / Sep. 2015-June 2016

College of Liberal Arts Honors Program Scholarship for Outstanding Junior / Apr. 2012

Stover Undergraduate Scholarship / Apr. 2012

Trustees Scholarship, Purdue University / Aug. 2010-May 2014

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

Western History Association Graduate Student Prize / Nov. 2017

University of Washington Department of History Pre-Dissertation Travel Grant   / Mar. 2017

Phi Kappa Phi Love of Learning Award / July 2014

Purdue University College of Liberal Arts Honors Program Outstanding Senior Award / Apr. 2014

Purdue University American Studies Outstanding Senior Award / Apr. 2014

Purdue University Department of History Outstanding Senior Award / Apr. 2014

Purdue University Department of History Honors Program / Aug. 2013

Kneale Award for History / Purdue Literary Awards Contest / Apr. 2013 / Apr. 2012 / Apr. 2011

Kneale Award for Cultural Criticism / Purdue Literary Awards Contest / Apr. 2012

Phi Beta Kappa / Mar. 2012

Purdue University College of Liberal Arts Honors Program / Feb. 2011

Purdue University Honors Program / Aug. 2010

 

 

PRESENTATIONS

“Cities and Seas: How the Salish Sea Makes the Urban Indigenous in the Pacific Northwest” / Western History Association Annual Meeting / Oct. 2018

“Gateway Seattle: Art and the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, 1909” / Western History Association Annual Meeting / Nov. 2017

“’This Victory is Partly Ours’: How the Bombing of Japan Built Post-WWII Seattle” / Pacific Northwest Historian’s Guild Graduate Student Forum / Jan. 2017

“Visualizing a Pacific Gateway: Reconfiguring Native Space and Mapping the Pacific Northwest” / Newberry Consortium for American Indian Studies Graduate Student Conference / Aug. 2016

“Inside/Outside: The Klondike Borderlands and Independence Day in Dawson City, Yukon, 1898” / Scottish Association for the Study of America Annual Conference / Mar. 2015

“Charlie Chaplin Eats a Shoe: The Klondike Gold Rush in Popular Culture” / Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association Joint National Conference / Apr. 2014

“Headlines from the End of Times: News Media, Disasters, and the Cinematic Apocalypse in the Twenty-First Century” / Southwest Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association Joint Regional Conference / Feb. 2014

“Undressed: A History of Jeans in American Political Consciousness” / Purdue University College of Liberal Arts Honors Colloquium / Mar. 2012

“Gods and Men: Economics of the Athenian Acropolis” / Purdue University College of Liberal Arts Honors Colloquium / Mar. 2011

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

“‘This Victory is Partly Ours’: How Bombing Japan Transformed WWII-Era Seattle” / Under consideration by Western Historical Quarterly

 

NON-PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

“Crime Alley? Port Cities and Batman’s Gotham” / The Coastal History Blog / Apr. 2018 / http://porttowns.port.ac.uk/blog45/

“Murky Drops from Old Pump Rotten: The Old Pump, the “Purdue Woman'” / Journal of Purdue Undergraduate Research 3 / Aug. 2013

Twelve radio programs for the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, Skagway Branch / KHNS Public Radio Station / 2011

 

 

TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS

Fall 2017 / “European History and Film from the 1890s to the Present” / 68 students

Spring 2017 / “Pacific Northwest History” / 50 students

Winter 2017 / “Peoples of the United States” / 45 students

Fall 2016 / “Race in American History” / 41 students

 

 

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

Graduate Liaison Committee / Officer / University of Washington / June 2017-June 2018

Department of History External Review / Undergraduate Representative / Purdue University / Mar. 2014

College of Liberal Arts Dean Search Committee / Undergraduate Representative / Purdue University / Dec. 2013-May 2014

American Studies Program Director Search Committee / Undergraduate Representative / Purdue University / Oct.-Dec. 2012

Office of Dean of Students Community Standards Board / Hearing Officer / Purdue University / Oct. 2011-May 2014

Honors College Task Force / Curriculum Subcommittee Member / Purdue University / Sep. 2011-Jan. 2012

College of Liberal Arts Dean’s Ambassadors / Student Ambassador / Purdue University / Aug. 2011-May 2014

 

 

INTERNSHIPS AND OTHER ACADEMIC WORK

Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture / Mangels Endowed Research Fellow / “Galgapoła (Working Together) – A Collaborative Reframing of Kwakiutl Film and Audio Recordings with Franz Boas, 1930” / Jan.-May 2018

Research Assistant / Silicon Age by Margaret O’Mara / Dec. 2017-Apr. 2018

Summer Institute in Global Indigeneities / Fellow / June 2017

Digital Humanities Summer Institute / Simpson Center Fellow / June 2017

American Society for Environmental History Summer Internship / Research Consultant / July-Aug. 2016

Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies (NCAIS) Summer Institute / Fellow / July-Aug. 2016

Tennessee State Museum / Collections Intern / July-Aug. 2013 / June-Aug. 2012

National Park Service / Historian’s Assistant / May-Aug. 2011

 

 

LANGUAGES

Spanish / Professional proficiency reading, writing, speaking

French / Elementary proficiency reading, writing, speaking

 

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

American Historical Association

Native American and Indigenous Studies Association

Organization of American Historians

Phi Alpha Theta

Phi Beta Kappa

Phi Kappa Phi

Western History Association