resume

Last updated: August 2021

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Professional Experience

The Alexandria Archive Institute / Open Context (San Francisco, CA)

Director of Strategic Partnerships (Jan. 2021-Present)

  • Develop digital data management, public engagement, and data literacy projects with potential partner institutions
  • Identify needs of other institutions concerning digital data management, public engagement, and data literacy and develop services, including consulting, training, and professional development, based on those needs
  • Track institutional investments in developing digital data management, public engagement, and data literacy services
  • Draft strategic plans, outreach materials, presentations, reference material, grant proposals, and other documents

 

The Claremont Colleges (Claremont, CA)                                           

Lecturer of Art History, Pomona College (Aug. 2020-Present)

Director of Digital Humanities (Aug. 2018-Sept. 2020)

Lecturer of Classics, Scripps College (Aug. 2019-Dec. 2020)

Visiting Assistant Professor of History, Claremont McKenna College (July 2017-June 2019)

Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics, Pitzer College (July 2017-June 2018)

Program Management and Leadership

  • Manage teams of faculty and students working on major digital research and web development projects
  • Set high standards of collaboration and communication for diverse teams of librarians, faculty, and students
  • Collaborate with other campus resources to integrate and coordinate support efforts across the consortium
  • Supervise a full-time Assistant Director and a team of four part-time Graduate Student Fellows
  • Create and maintain digital content for diverse audiences as well as project management documentation
  • Hosted community programs that both showcased internal projects and brought outside experts to campus
  • Created and maintain program website and associated social media accounts

Curricular Development

  • Recruited and led a Steering Committee of librarians, staff, and faculty stakeholders to assess institutional needs
  • Led the collaborative development of course content and curricular standards in digital scholarship platforms (e.g.: Scalar, Omeka, ArcGIS, etc.) and topics in digital humanities (e.g.: Podcasting in the Humanities, Writing for the Public, Intro to Text Analysis, etc.)

Teaching and Mentoring

  • Developed and taught undergraduate courses in archaeology, ancient history, digital humanities, and Latin
  • Assessed and offered feedback on student performance
  • Advised students on independent research projects
  • Counseled students on graduate, fellowship, internship, and job applications
  • Awarded a Course Activity Grant from The Claremont Colleges Center for Teaching and Learning for developing innovative pedagogical strategies for the Elementary Latin curriculum

 

Cincinnati Public School District (Cincinnati, OH)

Latin Curriculum Developer, Kilgour Elementary School (Aug. 2016-May 2017)

Latin Teacher, Walnut Hills High School (Aug. 2016-May 2017)

Curricular Development

  • Developed course content and curricular standards in Latin and ancient history for students grades four through six

Teaching and Mentoring

  • Developed and taught courses in Latin and ancient history for students grade four through nine
  • Assessed and offered feedback on student performance
  • Provided one-on-one and group tutoring sessions outside of class
  • Mentored students in study and time management skills 

 

Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies (Rome, Italy)

Assistant Professor (Aug. 2015-July 2016)

  • Collaboratively developed and taught courses in ancient history, archaeology, and Latin that included frequent field trips to archaeological sites and museums
  • Created and maintained course documentation and resources for teaching team
  • Collaboratively assessed and offered feedback on student performance
  • Collaboratively advised students on independent research projects
  • Counseled students on graduate, fellowship, internship, and job applications

Selected Archaeological Experience

Head of Materials, Tharros Archaeological Research Project (Tharros, Italy; Jan. 2018-Present)

Data Management Supervisor, Contrada Agnese Project (Aidone, Italy; May 2012-Present)

Manager of Data and Information Resources, Pompeii Archaeological Research Project: Porta Stabia (Pompei, Italy; July 2009-Present)

Leadership and Scholarly Contributions

  • Strategize with other supervisors to develop project goals and ensure high standards in recording methodologies
  • Organized and budgeted two multi-project international workshops
  • Organized two academic colloquia at annual professional organization meeting
  • Lead author of a major archaeological publication

Data Management

  • Built, maintain, and facilitate access to multi-scalar project database
  • Consult on design of multi-scalar project databases
  • Prepare raw data for publication

Personnel Management

  • Train student volunteers and colleagues to handle and study archaeological materials
  • Train student volunteers and colleagues to produce and access born digital data
  • Liaise with local site administrators, government officials, and community members to ensure team access to materials, facilities, and resources
  • Coordinate team of scholars to produce chapters for a major archaeological publication

 

Selected Museum Experience

Curatorial Intern, Princeton University Museum of Art (Princeton, NJ; Jan. 2010-June 2010)

Education Intern, The Walters Art Museum (Baltimore, MD; Aug. 2006-May 2007)

Hall Fellow in Ancient Art, The Walters Art Museum (Baltimore, MD; June 2006-Aug. 2006)

Assistant Curator, JHU Archaeological Collection (Baltimore, MD; June 2006-May 2007)

  • Developed content for online art resource guide for elementary and middle school students
  • Conducted provenance and archival research in preparation for grant application and publication
  • Supervised a team of undergraduate students designing a temporary exhibition
  • Maintained and contributed to collection database

Selected Grants Received

Co-director, Digital Ancient Rome, NEH Summer Seminar for K-12 Educators (with M. Panciera; $81,277; awarded July 2020)

Education

Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)

Ph.D., Department of Art and Archaeology (Nov. 2018)
Dissertation: The Persistent Past: Refoundations in Sicily in the Fifth and Fourth Centuries B.C.E.

M.A., Department of Art and Archaeology (May 2011)

 

The Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)

M.A., Department of Classics (May 2007)
Thesis: The Nature of the Cults at Poseidonia

B.A., Major: Classics; Minor: Mathematics (May 2006)

Additional Education

American Academy in Rome (Rome, Italy)

Oscar Broneer Traveling Fellow (Aug. 2013-July 2014)

Summer Program in Archaeology Participant (June 2008-Aug. 2008)

 

American School of Classical Studies in Athens (Athens, Greece)

Regular Member (Aug. 2011-June 2012)

 

Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies in Rome (Rome, Italy)

Program Participant (Aug. 2005-Dec. 2005)

Selected Publications

(For a complete list of publications and presentations, see my C.V.)

“Mapping our Workflows: Crafting a Reflexive Methodology for Processing Archaeological Materials,” with C. Motz. Internet Archaeology. In preparation; expected submission to Internet Archaeology: Fall 2021.

“Facilitating collaboration between archaeologists and conservators at Morgantina (Sicily),” with A. Truetzel, et al., in Engaging Conservation: Collaboration Across Disciplines. London, UK: Archetype Publications, pp. 90-97, 2017.

Artifact Life Histories: A Catalogue of the Things Archaeologists Leave Behind,” on Eidolon, 2016.

“Beyond Tablet Computers as a Tool for Data Collection: Three Seasons of Processing and Curating Digital Data in a Paperless World,” with J. Wallrodt, et al., in A. Traviglia, ed., Across Space and Time. Selected Papers from the 41st Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology Conference (Perth, WA, 25-28 March 2013), pp. 97-103, 2015. 

Skills

Adobe Creative Suite | AtlasTI | Audacity | Automator | AWS | Box | Constant Contact | Esri ArcGIS | FileMaker Pro | Gephi | GitHub | Google Apps Suite | IFTTT | Knight Lab Tools | Loom | Microsoft Office Suite | Omeka | Perusall | Poll Everywhere | Python (basic) | QGIS | R (basic) | Sakai | Scalar | Slack | Swift (basic) | Tableau | TMS | Trello | Tropy | TweetDeck | Voyant Tools | WeVideo | WordPress | Zoom | Zotero

 Languages

English (native), Italian (conversational), German (beginner), Spanish (beginner), Ancient Greek (teaching and reading knowledge), Latin (teaching and reading knowledge)