Public History

My main goal as a historian is to connect the public with the history all around them.The following are public history projects that I’ve been a part of in the past few years.

  • Consulting historian “10 That Made America” WTTW-PBS affiliate, Chicago, IL
  • Oral Historian, Happy Medium Ventures, Chicago, IL
  • Consultant, Folding the Map, Loyola University Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
  • Consulting Historian, Prohibition + the WCTU, Francis Willard House, Evanston, IL
  • Walking tour design, “Doing Business on Devon,” Rogers Park/West Ridge Historical Society
  • Various speaking engagements related to race riots and lynchings. Click for video
  • Project Manager and Grant Writer, “Digitizing the May Weber Anthropological Collection” Proposal, Chicago, IL
  • Curator, I is for Innovation, Museum of Durham History, Durham, NC
  • Curator, H is for Hayti, Museum of Durham History, Durham, NC
    •  In Fall 2017, H is for Hayti moved permanently to Hayti Heritage Center
  • Program Manager, EDCI and Museum of Durham History Partnership
  • Walking tour design, East Durham, Museum of Durham History
  • Oral history, Story Squad/Audio Under the Stars, Museum of Durham History
  • Curator, Mapping the Mill Village, Kessell History Center, Loray Mill, Gastonia, NC
  • Digital Curator, The Mill Village in 1920, Digital Loray
  • Archive assistant, Loray Digital Archive
  • Walking tour design, Loray Mill Village, Digital Loray
  • Event planning, Kessell History Center, Loray Mill, Gastonia, NC
  • Volunteer, Certified Gravestone Preservation


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