PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

DigCCurr Doctoral Fellow

08/2010-03/2013

University of North Carolina at Chapel HillCreated and revised several DigCCurr Institute modules

  • Created and revised several DigCCurr Institute modules
  • Involved in the planning, setup, and the execution of the DigCCurr Institute and Symposium (January 2011 and May 2011; January and May, 2012; January and May 2013) as well as the 2012 international version of the institute held in Copenhagen.
  • Authored two D-Lib articles on DigCCurr
  • Member, Curation and Archives Research Group (CAR)
  • Project member on “Closing the Digital Curation Gap” project (summer 2011)

Intern

10/2009-08/2010

New-York Historical Society – New York, New York

  • Assistant Editor for the the second edition of Kenneth T. Jackson (ed.), Encyclopedia of New York City (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2010).
  • Worked directly with the Historian for Special Projects performing research for the Great Hall and Children’s Gallery exhibits (fall 2010).

Intern

06/2009 – 08/2009

New-York Historical Society – New York, New York  

  • Processed and organized manuscript collections, e.g. the Margot Gayle Papers, using Note Tab Pro
  • Created paper-based finding aids; subsequently mounted said finding aids on web according to EAD, DACS, and AACR2 standards
  • Gained further experience with daily functions and services of a special research library

Intern

05/2008 – 08/2008

Watkinson Library at Trinity College – Hartford, Connecticut

  • Processed four medium-sized archival collections
  • Created paper-based finding aids for said archival collections
  • Became familiar with daily functions and services of a liberal arts college library

Library Assistant

09/2007 – 05/2009
University of North Carolina: SILS Library – Chapel Hill, North Carolina

  • Aided patrons with reference and directional queries
  • Shelved and shelf-read
  • Attended to prosaic circulation duties

Instructor

08/2006 – 06/2007

Loomis Chaffee School: Department of History – Windsor, Connecticut

  • Taught three sections of World History and United States History
  • Lectured, led discussions, graded quizzes, essays, exams, held office hours
  • Dormitory Affiliate for forty males which involved chaperoning and associated responsibilities
  • Assistant Varsity Coach of swimming and of water polo (both New England champions)
  • Advisor and academic/social mentor to six students (both boarding and day)
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