Current Workplaces


2008  - Present

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Department of History: Professor and Chair (2020-present)


2018  - Present

Central United Methodist Church of Florence, SC

Director of Children's Choirs


Education


2023  - 2025 (anticipated)

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte: Graduate Certificate in Learning, Technology, and Design


2001  - 2008

The University of Virginia: M.A. and Ph.D., History


1997  - 2001

The Pennsylvania State University: B.A. with Honors, History

Certifications and Professional Development


2020

Certificate of Online Teaching Excellence, UNC Pembroke Office of Online Learning


2019

Museums: Humanities in the Public Sphere, National Endowment for the Humanities


2018

Certified Teacher of Young Singers, Choristers Guild Institute


2014

BRIDGES Academic Leadership for Women, UNC System

Doing Digital Humanities, National Endowment for the Humanities


Grants and Awards


2022  - 2023

American Council of Learned Societies Digital Extension Grant, Co-PI


2018

Teaching Enhancement Grant for Course-Based Undergraduate Research, University of North Carolina at Pembroke Teaching & Learning Center


2016  - 2017

Blumenthal Foundation for the Arts, grants for Songs & Stories Concert Series


2010  &  2016

North Carolina Humanities Council, grants for public programming


2014

Honorable Mention, Wiley-Silver Prize, Civil War Research Center at the University of Mississippi


2001-2005

John L. Nau III Graduate Fellowship, Jefferson Scholars Foundation, University of Virginia