A condensed version of my CV/resume is available here. For a complete version, please email me at estenemily[at]gmail.com
- MA, Public Humanities, Brown University, 2018
- BA, History and Digital Humanities, magna cum laude, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2016
- Thesis: “‘Charity as Coercion: The Ladies’ Branch of the New Bedford Port Society, 1833-1880.”
- Bristol Community College, 2013-2016
EXPERIENCES IN UNIVERSITIES
- Researcher and Collaborator: Mapping Violence Project, Brown University, 2017-2018
- Teaching Assistant, Brown University School of Professional Studies: Providence, RI; 2016
- Digital Projects Assistant, Brown University, 2016-2017: “Inside the Lost Museum Timeline” and “Revisualizing the Crystal Palace.”
- Academic Intern, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2013-2016: “New Bedford Whaling National Historical Site: Ethnohistory of Ethnic Whalemen and their Communities in the New Bedford Area.”
- Academic Intern, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2014: “LGBT Rights in the Americas Timeline Project.”
EXPERIENCE IN MUSEUMS & CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS
- Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate (Boston, MA): Digital Humanities Fellow
- Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access (Washington, D.C.): Principal Investigator (2017): Documenting the Use of the Smithsonian Learning Lab Among Smithsonian Museums, Research Centers, and Programmatic Offices.
- New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park (New Bedford, MA): Volunteer (2016-Present)
- Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate (Boston, MA): Collections and Curation Management Intern (2016)
- Rhode Island Historical Society (Providence, RI): Visitor Services Intern (2015)
- University of Massachusetts Press (Amherst, MA): Editorial Intern (2014-2015)
- New Bedford Whaling Museum (New Bedford, MA): Archival Intern (2014)
- “Cataloging History: Revisualizing the 1853 New York Crystal Palace.” Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Digital Humanities, Mexico City, Mexico, June 2018.
- “Public Humanities: Mapping Violence.” Panel presentation at the annual meeting of Brown University American Studies Graduate Student Conference, Providence, RI, May 2018.
- “Digital Public Humanities for Historians.” Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the Organization of American Historians, Sacramento, CA, April 2018.
- “Courage, Perseverance, and Trust: The Manjiro Story.” Roundtable at the annual meeting of the UMass Graduate History Association, Amherst, MA, May 2018.
- “The Digital Red Record: The Promises and Perils of Digitally Documenting Historic Racial Violence.” Workshop presentation with Monica Martinez at Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, MA, January 2018.
- “Building a Feminist Future: On (Digital) Pedagogical Praxis.” Panel presentation with Danica Savonick, Melissa Meade, Christina Bosch, Whitney Sperrazza, Kristin Moriah, and Heather Suzanne Woods at HASTAC 2017, Orlando, FL, November 2017.
- “#Resistance: Rogue Government Twitter and Digital Political Activism.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts, Baltimore, MD, October 2017.
- “Meeting in the Middle: Community Engagement in a Digital World.” Discussant in a working group presented at the National Council for Public History, Indianapolis, IN, April 2017.
- “Charity as Coercion: The Ladies’ Branch of the New Bedford Port Society, 1833-1880.” Paper presented at the Massachusetts Undergraduate Research Conference, Amherst, MA, April 2016.
PROJECTS & COLLABORATIONS
- Collaboration: Courage, Perseverance, and Trust: The Manjiro Story, 2018. Served as Humanities Scholar on Mass Humanities-funded initiative with New Bedford Ballet to introduce fifth grade students to local history story of exploration, travel, and cultural exchange in 19th-century Massachusetts.
- Report: Documenting the Use of the Smithsonian Learning Lab Among Smithsonian Museums, Research Centers, and Programmatic Offices, Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access, 2017.
- Digital Project: Visualizing the Crystal Palace. Brown University, 2017.
- Digital Project: Inside the Lost Museum Timeline. Brown University, 2016.
- Exhibition: Office House: Professor Mary Sheldon Barnes, Smith College, 2016
- Collaborative Project: The 1937 Project for the Preservation and Dissemination of Useful Information. University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2016
- Proposed Digital Exhibition: The Two New Bedfords: Spatial and Social Analysis of the City, 1800-1870. University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2015-2016
- Proposed Exhibition: A River Runs Through Us: Life Along the Mill River. University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2015
- Crowdsourced Transcription Projects: Freedom on the Move. University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2015
- Digital Exhibition: “Night Vale Museum of Forbidden Technologies” Five College Digital Humanities, 2015