I am currently an Assistant Professor of History at the University of Pikeville.
I was an adjunct instructor at the University of Maine. I taught HTY 130: The Craft of Historical Detection at the University of Maine (Fall 2021) and HTY 104: United States History Since 1877 both in person and online.
I was an adjunct instructor at Husson University in the College of Science and Humanities. I have taught HY 111: United States History I and HY 211: American National Government.
Conferences and Presentations
“Creating a Virtual Tour of Your Town” at the Maine Archives & Museum Annual Meeting and Conference, 2020.
“‘Blessing of Peace to Our American Continent’: The Baptist Borderlands of Maine and the Canadian Maritimes, 1790-1840” at the Association for Canadian Studies in the United States 25th Biennial Conference
“‘Blessing of Peace to Our American Continent’: The Baptist Borderlands of Maine and the Canadian Maritimes, 1790-1840” at the American Society for Church History 2020 Annual Meeting
“Influential Women in Early 19th-Century Mount Desert
Island” at the Spring 2019 New England Historical Association Conference
“Changing Perspectives in Northeast Borderlands History: A Roundtable and Discussion” at the 37th Mid-Atlantic-New England Council for Canadian Studies Biennial Conference
“In God We Trust: Maine Religion in the Early Republic”, Brewer [Maine] Public Library, May 13th, 2020. You can find it here.
“Committees, Churches, and Classrooms: Influential Women in Early Nineteenth Century Mount Desert Island”, Mount Desert Island [Maine] Historical Society, April 30th, 2020. You can find it here.
“Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Religious and Educational Sources” for the Penobscot County Genealogical Society and the Ellsworth Historical Society, April and August 2018.
“The History of the First Congregational Church of Brewer, UCC” at the Brewer Historical Society in 2016.
Video of “‘Bucking the Norm’ Challenges to Conventional Educational Works through the Children’s Primers of Jonathan Fisher of Blue Hill, Maine and Joseph Emerson of Beverly, Massachusetts’ at the Concordia University 21st Annual Graduate Conference, History in the Making