Ph.D. (2019) University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
American Studies, Sport Studies sub-track. GPA: 4.02 (4.0 scale)
Dissertation: Remapping and Visualizing Baseball Labor: A Digital Humanities Project

  • Gathering information and developing original research using primary and secondary sources
  • Working with popular culture sources (media, images, video, social media) and ethnographic fieldwork methodologies (IRB protocols)
  • Facilitating interdisciplinary dialogues with colleagues
  • Identifying trends and issues in specific subject areas
  • Applying critical theory to current events and social issues
  • Providing feedback on colleagues’ research

M.A. (2018) University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
Library and Information Science. GPA: 4.0 (4.0 scale)
Certificate in Public Digital Humanities

Selected coursework: The Archive: Theory and Practice, Archives and Media, Data Management and Visualization (Databases), Digital Humanities Theory and Practice, Digital Preservation and Stewardship, Evidenced-Based Practice, Information Behavior

  • Focus on digital humanities, museums, archives, academic librarianship
  • Pauline Spencer Scholarship recipient working in the Iowa Women’s Archive on the Smithsonian Museum’s Hometown Teams traveling exhibition

M.A. (2016) University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
American Studies, Sport Studies sub-track. GPA: 4.06 (4.0 scale)

Selected coursework: American Sport to 1900, Classic and Contemporary Debates on Race in American Society, Critical Readings in Cultural Studies, Critical Theories for Sport, Foundations for Feminist Inquiry, Media Sound and Cultural Studies, Rac(e/ist) Rhetoric(s), Social History of American Baseball, Theory and Methods in American Studies, Women in Sport

B.M. (2014) Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
Musical Arts-Piano, Minor in Viola Performance. GPA: 3.9 (4.0 scale), Summa Cum Laude.
Highest Honors in Music History and Literature

Selected coursework: The Athlete as a National Symbol, Fundamentals of Management, Mission-Driven Arts Structures, Music and Community, Music as a Global Culture, Music Gender and Sexuality, Probability and Statistical Inference, Race Gender and Sport