University of Delaware, 2016

At Delaware I earned an MA in History with a certificate in Museum Studies.


  • Black Activism & Print Culture
  • The Early Republic
  • Grantsmanship & Proposal Writing
  • Historiography of Technology
  • Introduction to Decorative Arts in America (Winterthur)
  • Museums: History and Practice
  • Museum Internship
  • Museums and Modern Technology
  • Museum Studies: Strategic Planning
  • Research and Writing: America to 1860
  • Research and Writing: America, 1860-Present
  • United States Historiography
  • Writing the History of Empires

University of Virginia, 2009

At Virginia, I earned a BA in Anthropology, a BA in Archaeology, and a minor in Astronomy.  My coursework focused heavily on cultures around the world, and ancient/prehistoric archaeology.  During the summer of 2008, I was a student in the UVa-Monticello Archaeological Field School, re-adjusting my focus to the historical archaeology of Virginia.

Selected Coursework:

  • Museums & Education
  • The Social Life of Goods
  • History, Museums, & Interpretations
  • Monticello Archaeological Field School
  • Anglo-Saxon History
  • Archaeology of the Andes
  • Archaeology of the Maya
  • Art and Architecture of Ancient Egypt
  • European Archaeology
  • Human Origins
  • Archaeo-astronomy
  • Life Beyond the Earth