Resume

Historian

2017 Society for Emblem Studies triennial international conference, Nancy, France; scheduled to present on emblems in pattern books

2016 Textile Society of America biennial conference “Cross-currents,” Savannah, USA; research presentation “Early Modern Needlework Pattern Books: Tracing the International Exchange of Design”

2016 Costume Society UK annual conference “Fashion and Democracy,” Manchester, England; research presentation “Early Modern Needlework Pattern Books: Designs for Democracy”

2015 Babel Working Group Meeting “Off the Books,” Toronto, Canada; research presentation “Early Modern Needlework Pattern Books: Creation Through Destruction”

2014 Plymouth State University Medieval/Renaissance Forum “Artists, Authors, Audiences,” Plymouth, USA; research presentation “Early Modern Needlework Pattern Books: Designs for Docility or Upward Mobility?”

2014 New York State Association of European Historians annual conference, Geneseo, USA; “Early Modern Needlework Pattern Books: Designs for Docility or Upward Mobility?” (updated version)

Costume Designer

Film and Television

  • for my most current credits, see my imdb page.

Theater

  • Othello (2005) Marin Shakespeare Company
  • The Gaslight (2006) Hudson Guild Theatre
  • designed various children’s theater productions
  • Mother Courage (2006) assistant costume designer, Stanford University

Other Freelance Work

  • professional seamstress/stitcher
  • embroidery by commission
  • writer, teacher

Education

2016  Concordia University, Master of Arts second-year student in History, 4.0 GPA

2013  Arizona State University, Bachelor of Arts in History, Summa Cum Laude

2003  Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, Associate of Arts in Design, Summa Cum Laude

2000  Shoreline Community College, Associate of Arts and Sciences

Honors and Awards

2016   Conference Travel Grant from the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women, $300 award

2016  Keith Lowther Graduate Award, $500 award

2016  Inge Thurm Bursary for Women’s or Gender History, $600 award

2015  Fellowship Honorary Mention , Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society ASU, $500 award

2015  Membership in Golden Key International Honor Society

2013  Membership in Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society