I am a digital historian with teaching and research interests that focus on the intersections of history and memory in the American West. I teach courses on topics in Digital History, the American West, North American Environmental History, and U.S. History. I am the Senior Digital Editor of The Papers of William F. Cody at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, WY, and Co-Director of the William F. Cody Archive. I also edit the Cody Studies Digital Research Platform.
I spent three years at the University of Virginia as a Woodrow Wilson Academic Postdoctoral Fellow in the Humanities at the Virginia Center for Digital History and was Director of UVa's Lewis & Clark Bicentennial Project. I then joined the University of Nebraska-Lincoln as an Assistant Professor of History in the Department of History and a Faculty Fellow at the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities. In 2012, I joined the Department of History at Ball State University and was an Emerging Media Fellow with the Center for Media Design from 2012-14. During the 2014-15 academic year I was a Fellow at the Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History at Harvard University where I participated in a Workshop on Multimedia History and Literature: New Directions in Scholarly Design. In the fall of 2016, I became the founding Research Director of the new Digital Scholarshp Lab at Ball State University.
Ball State University