- Research Program Mentor
PhD Doctor of Philosophy candidate
Middle East History, U.S. History, Memory Studies, Life Writing, Nationalism, Representation and Cultural Studies, Public History
Develop a Webinar
One downside of scholarship is that it is often written for a tiny audience. I love working with students to counter this trend, and develop research presentations that can reach a wider audience. This may mean working to write as simply and clearly as possible, and/or learning to translate your research into formats, such as webinars, that are designed for a general audience. This is a skill you will use for life!
Curate an Instagram account
There's no better way to learn about the power of representing others than to work to represent people yourself. For this reason, in addition to reading key theoretical texts, I'll have you put what you read into practice by taking photos, posting them to a designated Instagram account, and reflecting on your own personal documentary art through a presentation format of your choice.
Write a biography
People love to read about other people. If you're fascinated by a particular person from the past, we can work on researching and writing a profile that you can publish online, or present at a local library or community center!