Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • Master of Arts in History – In Progress, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida
  • Gender Studies Graduate Certificate – In Progress, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida
  • Bachelor of Arts in History – Graduated May 2015, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida

Professional Experience

  • Office Assistant, Department of History, University of Central Florida
  • Project Personnel, Veterans Legacy Program, University of Central Florida and the National Cemetery Administration

Fellowships, Assistantships, Grants

  • Dr. Simon Barton History Department Graduate Student Grant (Inaugural Year), University of Central Florida (Awarded 2017-2018 Academic Year)
  • Travel Fellowship Grant – Graduate Studies, University of Central Florida (Awarded Spring 2017)
  • Individual Travel Grant – Student Government Association (SGA) , University of Central Florida (Awarded Spring 2017)
  • Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Department of History at the University of Central Florida (Awarded Fall 2016-Spring 2017 Academic Year – Declined)

Conference Presentations

  • “‘Worn Out by Their War Work’: An Examination of the Gendered Aspects of Psychological War Trauma of World War I”, Imperial Legacies of 1919, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas (Forthcoming, April 2019)
  • “‘Death Was Choice of Red Cross Twins’: Preconceptions of Female War Trauma during the Great War”, HOTCUS Winter Symposium, British Library, London, England UK (18 February 2017)
  • “Over There and Over Here: Florida in the First World War”, Florida Historical Society Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida USA (21 May 2016)
  • “World War I in Florida: A Digital Project”, THATCamp Florida 2016, Orlando, Florida USA (18 February 2016)
  • “‘The Most Courteous Relations’: The Relationships between British Voluntary Aid Detachments and their Patients”, Phi Alpha Theta Biennial National Conference 2016, Orlando, Florida USA (9 January 2016)

Lectures & Speaker Series

  • “Exploring Military Archives: New Perspectives on Old Texts”, with Tyler Campbell and Mike Burke, 2017 UCF History Department Research Colloquium & UCF Veterans Speaker Series, Orlando, Florida (7 November 2017)

Classroom Lectures and Workshops

  • HIS 6159 Historiography – Dr. Amelia Lyons, What You Need to Know to Succeed in Graduate School Roundtable (10 October 2017)
  • EUH 3242 Modern Europe and the First World War – Dr. Amelia Lyons, “War Trauma, Shell Shock and the Lost Generation” (4 April 2017)
  • EUH 3242 Modern Europe and the First World War – Dr. Amelia Lyons, “Florida in World War I Project” (17 January 2017)
  • HIS 4150 History and Historians – Dr. Barbara Gannon, Workshop on Florida in World War I Project (1 November 2016)
  • HIS 4150 History and Historians – Dr. Barbara Gannon, “Florida in World War I Project” (15 September 2016)

Radio, Digital Media & Projects

  • “Exploring Military Archives: New Perspectives on Old Texts”, with Tyler Campbell and Mike Burke, Interviewed by Holly Baker for Knights HistoryCast Podcast
  • Knight’s HistoryCast Podcast Interview with Dr. John Morrow, Franklin Professor of History at the University of Georgia and author of Only America Left Her Negro Troops Behind: The African American Military in the First World War (UCF History Department’s 2017 Pauley Speaker Series on Global Affairs Lecturer)
  • Florida in World War I Project: Project Coordinator, Website Construction, Content Contributor, Social Media/Marketing

Exhibits

  • Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation, 1863 to the March on Washington, 1963 Traveling Exhibit, The Center for Emerging Media (UCF), Orlando, Florida (September 2016-November 2016) | Programming: “Untold Stories: A Look at Changing America“- Talk by Dr. Scot French (29 August 2016); “Justice and (In)Equality: A Community Discussion” (24 September 2016); “Love and Equality: A Community Discussion” (21 October 2016)

Research Forums

  • “‘Death Was Choice of Red Cross Twins’: Gender and War Trauma during the Great War”, The University of Central Florida’s 2017 Graduate Research Forum, Orlando, Florida (4 April 2017)
  • “One Hundred Years and Counting: Mapping the City of Orlando and Her Soldiers During World War I“, The University of Central Florida’s 2016 Graduate Research Forum, Orlando, Florida (5 April 2016)

Internships

  • Florida in World War I Project, with the Public History Program in the Department of History at the University of Central Florida (January 2017 – April 2017)

Professional Leadership

  • Phi Alpha Theta, National History Honors Society, Alpha Gamma Chi Chapter at the University of Central Florida
    In my leadership role as an officer and President of the UCF chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, I worked with other undergraduate and graduate students to run the chapter, specifically by organizing a variety of events including: lectures, informal sessions with lecture speakers (Brown Bag Lunches), workshops (How to Get into Graduate School, Presenting at a Conference), a yearly charity drive, and more. In addition, I helped to gain funding from the University of Central Florida’s Student Government Association (SGA) for the chapter’s Annual Distinguished Lecture Series.

    • President, Summer 2016 – Spring 2017
    • Officer, Fall 2015 – Summer 2016

Professional Organizations & Memberships