North Carolina State University (NCSU)
Raleigh, N.C.
Master’s in Public History, 2015.

  • Phi Alpha Theta

Graduate Coursework

  1. Introduction to Public History and Museum Studies
    • Methods and theory of exhibit development.
  2. Cultural Heritage
    • Discussed the ethics, dilemmas, and controversies surrounding heritage preservation, management, and stewardship.Studied UNESCO and U.S. laws governing heritage management, and the historiography of cultural heritage.
  3. Cultural Resource Management
    • Studied cultural resource laws and historic preservation laws, and affiliated federal agencies.
    • Knowledge of historic preservation laws, policies, regulations, standards and guidelines specifically NHPA, NEPA, NAGPRA, and ARPA.
    • Researched archival documents and historic buildings related to the Civil Rights Movement in North Carolina for an architectural and historic context survey report for the Historic Preservation Office.
  4. Theory and Practice of Digital History
    • Researched archival sources and co-wrote virtual/digital exhibit using Omeka platform. Created digitized collection of archival sources.
    • Co-authored and developed a high school lesson plan based on digitized historic documents, photographs, and letters.
  5. Recent America survey
    • Historiographical survey of urbanization, African American disenfranchisement, industrialization, militarism, globalism, cultural and social changes, and significant presidential acts.
    • Researched archival documents, oral histories, and published sources to write exhibit on polio epidemic and integrated hospitals.
  6. American Women in the 20th century
    • Studied feminist literature, First and Second Wave, various movements and issues for whites and minorities.
  7. African American Public History
    • Historiographical survey of African American literature and critique of museums and historic sites.
    • Topics included: representations of enslavement at plantation museums, life in the Jim Crow South, and Civil Rights Movement.
  8. Communications of Nonprofit Marketing:
    • Created a Marketing and PR plan for Department of Cultural Resources, North Carolina Division of Archives and Records.

University of North Carolina – Greensboro (UNCG)
Greensboro, N.C., 2007-2012
B.A. in History
B.A. in Anthropology, minor in Archaeology

  • Phi Beta Delta International Scholars Honor Society, Eta Delta Chapter.
  • Lambda Alpha National Collegiate Honors Society for Anthropology, Delta Chapter.
  • Honors student – recipient of “Honors Undergraduate Research Paper Prize” awarded by Lloyd International Honors Symposium, Spring 2012.
  • Dean’s list

Undergraduate Coursework

  1. History of North Carolina
  2. American Colonial Period: 1607-1763
  3. Frontier in American Culture
  4. Age of Democratic Revolution
  5. Age of Jefferson and Jackson
  6. World at War 1939-1945
    • Survey of World War II battles in all theaters.
  7. Honors Work in American History
    • Utilized the Iroquois Indians archival microfilm collection of British officers papers and Iroquois council meeting minutes, the Sir William Johnson Papers volumes, and the memoirs of Governor Blacksnake, and secondary sources to write an honors thesis investigating the role and choices of the Seneca Indians in the American Revolution.
    • Honors thesis: “The Senecas in the American Revolution: Not Just a White Man’s War.”
  8. Methods in Archaeology
    • Knowledgeable of the scientific methods as applied to the evaluation, documentation, and interpretation of archaeological resources.
  9. Archaeology of Southeastern U.S.
    • Studied archaeological discoveries of North American pre-historic and pre-contact historic archaeology.
  10. Forensic Anthropology
    • Studied human osteology in the context of health, disease, and trauma with lab specimens.
    • Learned the history of forensic science and the development of the science behind forensic analysis in lecture.
  11. Methods in Physical Anthropology
    • Studied modern human osteology in lecture and in the lab. Completed lab manuals identifying anatomy and specimens.

University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Lampeter Campus 
Wales, U.K.
Study Abroad Fall 2011

Coursework

  1. Historical Archaeology
    • Study of Landscape archaeology and castle archaeology.
  2. Art and Archaeology of Ancient Egypt
    • History of Ancient Egypt and study of art and archaeology.
  3. English History to 1660
    • Primarily studied the Wars of the Roses

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