247 Bedford Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14216
Dual United States
and Irish citizen with Canadian Permanent Residency
University of Rochester, 2006
from the Ruins, Turning to the Past: Historical Preservation in the
SBZ/GDR, 1945-1990," Directed by Dr. Celia Applegate. Other committee
members: Dr. Stewart Weaver, Dr. Reinhild Steingröver, Dr. Andreas Nader.
Examination Fields: Modern
Europe, Labor, Modern United States
Wilhelms-Westfälische Universität - Münster, 1993-1994
B.A., History, College of William and Mary in Virginia, 1993
Geneseo Foundation Award, 2003
Deborah Meyers Teaching Award, 2003
German Fulbright Fellowship, 2001-2002
Writing Center Fellowship, 2000-2001
History Department Fellowship, 1996-2000
Wegmans Scholarship, 1989-1993
for the Masses: The Idea of Heimat and the Gesellschaft für Denkmalpflege
in the GDR," kunsttexte.de (Fall 2004)
pochodzenia w Rochester N.Y. pomiedzy wojnami." Przeglad Polonijny
XXV, no. 3 (1999), pp. 19-45. Translated by Adam Walaszek.
"From Class Conflict
to Ethnic Unity in Rochester's German American Community" (article submitted
"Heimat and Historical
Preservation in the GDR." Paper presented at Reconsidering the Arts in
the German Democratic Republic Conference at Dickinson College, 2007.
für Denkmalpflege and Identity." Paper presented at East Germany Revisited
Conference at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, 2003.
of Tradition in Preservation in 1950s East Germany." Paper presented at
University of Rochester Graduate Student Paper Conference, 2003.
and Preservation in Potsdam." Paper presented at the New York State European
History Association at Canisius College, 2002.
Ethnic Unity and the Crisis of the Second World War in the German-American
Community of Rochester." Paper presented at the Researching New York Conference
at SUNY Albany, 1999.
"We Will Not Be
the Playthings of Special Interests: German-Americans in Rochester 1920-1960."
Paper presented at University of Rochester Graduate Student Paper Conference,
of History and Social Science Education
"Europe in the Twentieth Century," 2008-2009 (five sections)
"Europe Since 1500," 2009 (two sections)
"Twentieth Century Diplomatic History," 2008
Department of History
"Western Civilization I" 2009 (two sections)
"United States History Since 1945," 2007-2009 (seven sections)
Institute of Technology
Department of History
"United States History Since 1865," 2007
"Europe from the French Revolution to the First World War,"
2006-2007 (two sections)
"Modern World History," 2007
"Great Texts in the Humanities," 2006
"Great Cities in Their Time: Berlin in the Short Twentieth
"Great Cities in Their Time: Moscow and Saint Petersburg," 2006
Eastman School of Music
Instructor: "Introduction to Humanities," 2004
Instructor: "Western Civilization II," 2003
Instructor: "Western Civilization III," 2003
Department of History
Teaching Assistant: "Western Civilizations II," 2003
Teaching Assistant: "Western Civilizations I," 2002
Instructor: "Hitler's Germany," 2002
Teaching Assistant: "Western Civilizations I," 1998
Teaching Assistant: "The Holocaust," 1998
Teaching Assistant: "England and Ireland Since 1800," 1997
Assistant Teacher: "Western Civilizations II," 1997
Instructor: "Reasoning and Writing in the College: War, Memory and
Identity," 2000-2001 (two sections)
Instructor: "Reasoning and Writing in the College: Race and Writing,"
Instructor: "Writing and Thinking," 1999 (two sections)
City School District, Saint Petersburg, Russia
and conversation leader, 1995-1996
Modern Europe, Modern United
States, Modern Germany, Central Europe, European cultural and intellectual
history,urban history, the Holocaust, migration, writing and composition,
Academic and Public
Volunteer, Vancouver Holocaust
Education Centre, 2006-7
Writing Consultant, University of Rochester Writing Center, 2001, 2002-2004
History Department web page content editor, 2002
History Department Graduate Representative, 1999
Brown Bag Lecture Series organizer, 1999
|Five years of formal
study plus extensive time spent abroad. Passed PNdS (Prüfung zum
Nachweis deutscher Sprachkentnisse) Münster, 1994. Excellent reading,
speaking, and comprehension. Good writing skills.
||One year of informal
study plus time spent abroad. Fair reading, speaking and comprehension.
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