Creative Historian delivering accomplishments in the cultural sector & higher ed. Core strengths: strategic planning, research, teaching, fundraising, curation, budget management, non-profits.
Putnam History Museum | Cold Spring, NY, USA
January 2019 - May 2019
Curated an exhibition, “Do Not Forget Me: A Brief History of Women in Putnam County” featuring over 60 local women with nearly 200 objects and images in under four months supporting the museum’s mission to collect, preserve, interpret, and present the history of Putnam County.
• Led efforts to revitalize and upgrade the museum, worked within an annual budget of $200K+ and a 14-member More ...
Putnam County Historian
Putnam County Government | Brewster, NY, USA
November 2014 - December 2018
Served as the County’s historian for this repository of local government records and Historian’s archival collection dating back to 1812 and a collection of material related to Putnam County.
• As an advocate for public history, presented talks to local historic societies, led operations, full time staff, volunteers, managed the budget and fundraising activities.
• Reported into the Country More ...
New York University
Masters, Art Administration/Costume Studies | New York, NY, USA
University of Brighton
Doctorate / PhD, Historical & Critical Studies | Brighton, UK
University of Northern Iowa
Bachelors, History Major/Communication minor | Cedar Falls, IA, USA
Project ManagementResearchArts ManagementKeynote SpeakerDigital HumanitiesGrant PreparationHigher Education LeadershipMuseum CollectionsNon-profit LeadershipProfessional PublicationsSocial Media CommunicationsCommunity Outreach and Engagement