- ABD, History, George Mason University
- Master of Arts, History, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (2003)
- Bachelor of Arts, History and Political Science, The University of Virginia’s College at Wise (2001)
Design Architect, Scholars' Lab, University of Virginia Library
Associate Director of Research, Center for History and New Media, George Mason University
October 2010–June 2011
Creative Lead, Center for History and New Media, George Mason University
August 2006–October 2010
Adjunct Lecturer, Department of History, American University
May 2009–June 2010
Graduate Lecturer, Department of History and Art History, George Mason University
August 2006–May 2009
Web Developer, Center for History and New Media, George Mason University
December 2005–August 2006
- “Gilded Age and Progressive Era” and “Electronic Journals,” in The History Highway: A 21st Century Guide to Internet Resources. Dennis Trinkle and Scott Merriman, eds. Armonk, New York: M.E. Sharpe, 2006.
- “What? Wikipedia in History Class?” Learning and Leading with Technology. December/January 2010.
- Review of White Women, Rape, and the Power of Race in Virginia, 1900-1940 by Lisa Lindquist Dorr. H-SAWH, July 2006
- Review of In Old Virginia: Slavery, Farming, and Society in the Journal of John Walker, by Claudia Bushman (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002). North Carolina Historical Review (October, 2002).
- Review of Democratic Dissent and Cultural Fictions of Antebellum America, by Stephen John Hartnett (University of Illinois Press, 2002). Maryland Historical Magazine (Winter, 2003).
- Review of A Separate Circle: Jewish Life in Knoxville, Tennessee, by Wendy Besmann (University of Tennessee Press, 2001). Tennessee Historical Quarterly (Winter, 2003).
- Review of Local Matters: Race, Crime, and Justice in the Nineteenth-Century South, edited by Christopher Waldrep, and Donald G. Nieman (University of Georgia Press, 2001). Southern Historian (Spring, 2003).
- Review of The Reconstruction of American Liberalism, 1865-1914, by Nancy Cohen (University of North Carolina Press, 2002). Florida Historical Quarterly (Winter 2004).
- Review of The Cold War and the Color Line: American Race Relations in the Global Arena, by Thomas Borstelmann (Harvard University Press, 2001). North Carolina Historical Review (October, 2004).
Conference Sessions and Papers
- “Geo-temporal Interpretation of Archival Collections Using Neatline,” Digital Humanities 2012, July 16–20, 2012, Hamburg, Germany (with Bethany Nowviskie, David McClure, Wayne Graham, and Eric Rochester).
- “Public History in the Digital Age: Theory and Praxis,” Annual Meeting of the National Council for Public History, March 10–14, 2010, Portland, OR. (Session chair)
- Panelist, “Humanities in the Digital Age” Roundtable. Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association, January 7–10, 2010.
- “Teaching, History, and Digital Technology,” Annual Meeting of the American Association for History and Computing, April 3–4, 2009, Fairfax, VA.
- Panelist, “Digital Crossroads: Online Tools for Open and Collaborative Research,” Annual Meeting of the American Studies Association, October 16–19, 2008, Albuquerque, NM.
- “Beyond Classroom Walls: New Boundaries for Teaching and Learning with Digital Tools.” Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association, January 1–4, 2009, New York, NY.
- “Weblogs: Breaking Barriers between History and Public.” Annual Meeting of the American Association for History and Computing, April 19–21, 2007, Providence, RI.
- “Realigning Digital Humanities Training: The Praxis Program at the Scholars’ Lab,” Digital Humanities 2012, July 16–20, 2012, Hamburg, Germany (with Bethany Nowviskie, et. al.).
- “Weblogs and Wikis.” Annual Meeting of the History of Education Society, October 22–25, 2009, Philadelphia, PA.
- “Free Digital Tools to Inspire Student Learning.” National Education Computing Conference, June 28–July 1, 2009, Washington, DC.
- “Material Cultures of Filth and Cleanliness: The American Bathroom at the Turn of the Last Century.” Annual Meeting of American History Association, January 5–9, 2007, Atlanta, GA.
Workshops, Seminars, and Colloquia
- “Geotemporal Storytelling with Neatline,” National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education, October 2012 (with David McClure).
- “Omeka + Neatline,” October 2011 Toronto Mini-CWRCshop, October 27, 2012, Toronto, Canada.
- “Open Digital Humanities,” Scholars’ Lab Speaker Series. March 18, 2011, Charlottesville, Virginia.
- “Using WordPress to Share Research.” WordCamp New York City, November 14–15, 2009, New York, NY.
- “Four Roles for Digital Scholars, and the Skills They Need.” Future of Digital Scholarship Colloquium, Emory University, April 17–18, 2009, Atlanta, GA.
- Webmaster, Association for Computers and the Humanities, 2012–present.
- Co-organizer, THATCamp: The Humanities and Technology Camp, May 2008–present
- Member, Executive Council, American Association for History and Computing (2007-2010)
- Technical Editor and Electronic Resources Editor, Journal of the Association for History and Computing (2006–2009)
- President, American Association for History and Computing (2008–2009)