Institute for Learning Technologies
Teachers College/Columbia University
525 W. 120th St. Box 144
New York, NY 10027
PH (212) 678-4161
133 Woodlawn St.
Hamden, CT 06517
PH (203) 287-5443
1990- Yale University, Ph.D. Candidate, American Studies Dissertation: "The People Versus Rulloff: A Criminal Encounter With Nineteenth-Century Technologies of Surveillance and Discipline."
1985-1989 University of California at Santa Cruz, B.A., American Studies.
Consulting and Media Development
2001 Consultant, Legal History Review's online presence
2001 NEH Scholar in Residence for the Decades Museum, Satz Middle School, Holmdel, New Jersey
2000-2001 Consultant, Web Development, for Disability History Museum website (http://www.disabilitymuseum.org/)
2000 Consultant, Web Development, for History Matters website (http://historymatters.gmu.edu/)
1999 Consultant, Web Development, for Gilder Lehrman Institute website (http://www.gliah.org/)
1999 Workshop Leader, "Using Online Resources for Local History," What is This Thing Called Work, a workshop of the Florida Humanities Council, funded by the NEH, October 1999.
1999- Web Developer, Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition (http://www.yale.edu/glc).
1998-1999 Director, New Deal Network Summer Workshops for High School Teachers, Vassar College.
1997- Manager of Content Development, Institute for Learning Technologies, Teachers College, Columbia University.
1996- Project Director, The New Deal Network, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute (http://newdeal.feri.org).
1995-1996 Director, Yale Computer Camp, Yale University.
Staff member, Electronic Text Center, Sterling Memorial Library, Yale University.
1994-1995 Part Time Acting Instructor, Yale University.
Wilderness in the American Imagination (http://pantheon.cis.yale.edu/~thomast/names.html)
1993-1995 Teaching Fellow, Yale University.
Formation of Modern American Culture: 1920-1980
Formation of Modern American Culture: 1876-1919
Alcohol and Drugs in American Culture
1992 Guest Speaker, Yale University Art Gallery, "'A Beautiful Blank': Native Americans in American Art."
1990-1995 Assistant Editor, Bibliography of Early American Law, Yale Law School.
1987-1989 Teaching Assistant, University of California at Santa Cruz.
American Literature, 1860-1910
Contemporary American Literature
The Works of Mark Twain
American Literature (Survey)
Literature of the Harlem Renaissance
Art in the United States After World War II
Publications and Conference Papers
2001 "Building Social Networks," Teaching History (February, 2001).
2000 "Teaching with Technology: Learning About and Creating Communities Through the Web." Federation of State Humanities Councils. Speaking as a guest of the NEH. November 18, 2000.
2000 "A New Deal Network in California." Plenary speech before the California Association of Archivists, Jan. 2000, Ontario, California. November, 2000.
2000 "Building Social Networks with Computer Networks: A New Deal for Teaching and Learning." Paper delivered before the American History Association, January 2000, Chicago (http://newdeal.feri.org/aha).
1999 "The Cultural Legacy of the New Deal." Paper delivered before the National Trust for Historic Preservation, October, 1999, Washington, D.C.
1999 "A World (Wide Web) of Possibility." Panelist. 60 Years of American Studies at Barnard Conference, October 1999, Barnard College.
1999 "New Questions for New Media: Scholarly Writing and Online Publishing." American Quarterly, June, 1999.
1999 "Hearsay of the Sun: Photography, Identity, and the Law of Evidence in Nineteenth-Century American Courts." Hypertext Scholarship in American Studies, American Quarterly (http://chnm.gmu.edu/aq/photos).
1999 "The Miniature Library of Tomorrow! Microfilm Technology and Democracy During the Great Depression." Paper delivered before the American History Association, January 1999, Washington, D.C.
1998 "Online Organizing: Academic Labor and the Internet." Paper delivered before the American Studies Association, November 1998, Seattle.
1998 "Building the New Deal Network." Paper delivered before the American Association for History and Computing, April 1998, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Awards, Fellowships, and Professional Duties
2001 NEH Panelist for the National Endowment for the Humanities' EdSITEment Web site.
2000 Invited participant at the National Institute for a Networked Cultural Heritage (NINCH) workshop, September, 2000, Washington, D.C.
2000 Co-Editor, ASA 2000 Online Panels, American Studies Association Detroit 2000 Conference, October 12-15, 2000 (http://www2.h-net.msu.edu/~amstdy/asa2000).
2000- Editor, H-US1918-45, the New Deal Era and Its Origins. H-Net, Humanities & Social Sciences OnLine (http://www2.h-net.msu.edu/~us191845/).
2000- President, New York Metro American Studies Association.
1999- Board Member, National New Deal Preservation Association.
1999 Soros Institute Grant to New Deal Network for the development of an art history curriculum for Evander Childs High School, The Bronx, NYC.
1999 Recipient of the American Association for History and Computing's Best Multimedia Resource in History, 1998, for New Deal Network.
1999 NEH Panelist for the National Endowment for the Humanities' EdSITEment Web site.
1998 Teaching With Technology Grant, National Endowment for the Humanities, for New Deal Network.
1997 Award winner, NEH's EdSITEment, Best of the Humanities on the Web, for New Deal Network
1996-1997 Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. Fellowship, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute (Two consecutive years).
1996 University Dissertation Fellowship, Yale University.
1994-1995 Charles Simonds Teaching Fellowship, Yale University.
1990-1994 Yale University Fellowship, Yale University