CV

Twitter: @canenvirorock

Professional Experience

Current

Program Lead, Alberta Museums Association

Previous

Project Assistant – Chop Suey on the Prairies exhibit, Royal Alberta Museum

Exhibit Coordinator – Sam Steele: Journey of a Canadian Hero, Bruce Peel Special Collections Library University of Alberta

Researcher – Otto Schaeffer Collection, Canadian Circumpolar Institute

Editor, Past Imperfect, History and Classics Graduate Student Journal

Teaching Assistant, University of Alberta, Carleton University

Research Assistant, University of Alberta, Carleton University

Interpretative Guide & Researcher, Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies

Education

2008-2012    University of Alberta

Doctoral Candidate, History (Withdrew)

Trees, Tar Sands, and Environmentalism: Research, Education, Activism and Western Canadian Universities in the Twentieth Century

2006-2008       Carleton University

Masters of Arts, Public History

Completed major research paper titled “Picturing Winter in the Rockies: Public, Private, and Archival Imaginings of Banff, Alberta in the 1920s.”

2004-2006       Carleton University

Bachelors of Arts, Highest Honours, History

2002-2004       University of Calgary

Bachelors of Arts, History, transferred studies to Carleton University

Publications

“‘We Want Your Pictures So Kodak As you Go’: Promoting Winter Recreation in Banff in the 1920s.” Past Imperfect, 15(2009): 6-35.

“The Banff Photographic Exchange: Albums, Youth, Skiing and Memory Making in the 1920s.” The West and Beyond: Historians, Past, Present, and Future.  Athabasca University Press, (2010).

Presentations

March 2010      The Past is Not Yet Written: University of Alberta History and Classics Graduate Students’ Association Conference

“Chinook! Wind and Winter in Southern Alberta”

April 2009     World History Forum, Department of History and Classics, University of Alberta

“Questioning the Master Narrative; or Making World History  Textbooks Useful,”

February 2009      Questions of Authority; University of Alberta History and Classics Graduate Students’ Association Conference

“The Visual and the Material: Photographic Albums in the Archive”

June 2008   Western Canadian Studies Conference, University of Alberta

“Imagining Place in Winter: Photographic Albums and Growing Up in Banff, Alberta in the 1920s”

February 2008      Canadian Museum of Civilization Brown Bag Series

“Imagining A Place in Winter:  Photographic Albums and Growing Up in Banff, Alberta in the 1920s”

March 2007   Underhill Graduate Student Colloquium, Carleton University

“Winnipeg and Jewish Refugees”

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