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Public History Work

As a historian, I seek to make my work accessible and interactive. Please take a look at some of my recent digital humanities work.


Virginia Textbook Analysis related to the Cold War in Latin America

This Scalar project analyzes approved middle and high school History textbooks in Virginia and argues that textbooks present the Cold War in Latin America as unorganized, incomplete, and fragmented, failing to implicate the United States in human rights violations throughout Latin America during the Cold War.

Special Collections Exhibition

This Special Collections exhibit analyzes how white Virginia has targeted black voters for their own political gain. Exhibition active April 2020-April 2021.

Images from the exhibition can be found here.


Nature, Body, Mind: Chocolate and Tobacco in the Hispanic World

This online exhibition utilizes the Nasher Art Museum to further understand the cultural history of cacao and tobacco as the Spanish extended to the New World during the early modern era.

Shifting Durham

This project explores how and why Durham, North Carolina elected political officials representing more diverse backgrounds starting in the 1950s.


Liberators and Survivors: The First Moments

This video toolbox investigates the relationships and challenges of American liberators and Holocaust survivors during their first moments of interaction.