Experience

A condensed version of my CV/resume is available here. For a complete version, please email me at estenemily[at]gmail.com

EDUCATION

  • 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

 

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)

 

CONFERENCES

  • “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