Teaching and Conferences

Teaching

I recently received the John J. Nolde Lectureship in History from the University of Maine for Spring 2019. I will also be teaching courses over the summer.

I am have worked as a teaching assistant for the University of Maine History Department. I have assisted in the classes HTY 103: Creating American to 1877, HTY 104: United States History Since 1877, HTY 105: History of Ancient and Medieval Europe, HTY 106: History of Modern Europe, HTY 427: Vikings, and CAN 101: Introduction to Canadian Studies.

I have guest lectured on the subjects of “The Early Republic”, “American Mid-Nineteenth Century Social Reforms”, “American Nineteenth-Century Western Expansion”, “Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal”, “The Aftermath of World War II”, “The Protestant Reformation”, “The Holocaust”, “The Effects of Religion on the Civil War”, and ““The Making of British North America, 1800-1867”. 


Conferences and Presentations

Past Conferences:

“Changing Perspectives in Northeast Borderlands History: A Roundtable and Discussion” at the 37th Mid-Atlantic-New England Council for Canadian Studies Biennial Conference

“‘Blessing of Peace to Our American Continent’: The Baptist Borderlands of Maine and Nova Scotia, 1790-1830”. University of Maine-University of New Brunswick 19th Annual Graduate Student Conference, University of Maine, September 2018. 

“‘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 and the University of Maine-University of New Brunswick 17th Annual Graduate Student Conference, 2016. 

I will be giving a presentation about exciting new developments at the Brewer Historical Society in November 2018.

Past Presentations:

“The Brewer Historical Society and Social Media” for the Brewer Historical Society, November 2018.

“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