Academic cv available as a .pdf file.

Library Experience:

2017 to 2020 Librarian - Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum

2012-2015 Rare Books & Research Services Librarian - James Madison University

2009-2011 Rare Books Librarian - Medical School at Washington University in St. Louis

July 2008 Professional Field Experience - Monticello, Charlottesville, VA

2008 Professional Field Experience - Wilson Presidential Library, Staunton, VA

Fall 2007 Research Assistant - GrantSource Library, UNC-Chapel Hill

Spring 1998 Law Library Assistant - Boardman, Suhr, Curry & Field, Madison, WI

1993-1994 Archival Processing Assistant - Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, WI

1994-1995 Artifact Cataloger - Museum Archaeological Project, Madison, WI

History Blogs:

Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum.

Previous WWPL blog

Media Appearances:

Madam President.” America’s Hidden Stories. Lone Wolf Media for Smithsonian Networks, 2021.

Pandemic 1918.” America’s Hidden Stories. Lone Wolf Media for Smithsonian Networks, 2019.

History and Romance: Love Stories of Five Virginia Presidents.” The Free Lance-Star (February 8, 2017).

Every Breeze Issue Digitized in Scholarly Commons Archive.” The Breeze (September 18, 2014).

De Humani Corporis Fabrica: On the Fabric of the Human Body.” Outlook: Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine (April 2011).

Committee Experience:

2018 to present Advisory Board, Staunton Public Library

2017-2020 SAA: International Archival Affairs Section’s (IAAS) Steering Committee

2017-2019 University of Virginia Digital Publishing Cooperative

2014-2016 RBMS Budget & Development Committee

2014-2015 JMUse Café Planning Committee

2013-2015 JMU Arts & Humanities Collections Cluster

2010-2011 Becker Library Serials Weeding Planning Group

Additional Coursework:

2019 “Databases for Humanists.” Digital Humanities Summer Institute, Victoria, BC.

2018 “XML-TEI Document Encoding, Structuring, Rendering and Transformation.” European Summer University in Digital Humanities, Leipzig, Germany.

2017 “Ethical Collaboration in the Digital Humanities.” Digital Humanities Summer Institute, Victoria, BC.

2014-2015 Nine credits of graduate coursework with the English Department of JMU.

2014 “Archives: Principles & Practices.” Society for American Archivists Conference.

2012 “Teaching the History of the Book.” Rare Book School, Charlottesville, VA.

2010 “Rare Book Cataloging.” Rare Book School, Charlottesville, VA.


Fluent in German.
Experienced with reading Norwegian and Medieval Latin.

Academic Associations:

American Library Association: ACRL
American Historical Association
Hansischer Geschichtsverein
Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publication
International Committee of the Blue Shield
Sixteenth Century Society

Selected Teaching Experience:

Spring 2009 Piedmont Virginia Community College

Fall 2006 Semester at Sea

Spring 2006 University of Portland

2005-2007 Concordia University-Portland

2002-2005 University of Oregon

2000-2001 University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

1999-2000 Central European University

Community Teaching

Spring 2020 “Woodrow Wilson’s Childhood in Reconstruction.” James Madison University Lifelong Learning Institute.