Sarah Hermes Griesbach CV

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE 

Master of Art History Washington University in St. Louis 09/2012 – 08/2014 

Master of Liberal Arts Washington University in St. Louis 09/2006 – 12/2010

Post AB Secondary Social Studies, Washington University in St. Louis, MO – 09/1998 – 05/2000?

BA Political Science, University of San Francisco 09/1990 – 05/1994

Concentrations – German Language, Eastern European History and Political Science, Institut für Europäische Studien, Vienna Austria 08/1992 – 06/1993

WORK EXPERIENCE

Ellis Island, Jersey City, NJ — Museum Educator 08/2021 ongoing

Museum of Contemporary Religious Art, St. Louis, MO — Museum Assistant 09/2014 – ongoing 

All the Art, Visual Art Quarterly of St. Louis — Executive Editor 01/2015 – 06/2020

St. Louis Beacon and St. Louis Public Radio, St. Louis, MO — Art Writer 09/2012 – 07/2014 

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum at Washington University, St. Louis, MO — Research Assistant 09-12/2012?

Crossroads College Preparatory School, St. Louis, MO — Instructor of AP Psychology, AP World History, AP Enviro Sci, Ecology-Action & Mock Trial Coach 08/2002 – 06/2010

Clayton High School, St. Louis, MO — Instructor of World History & Sociology 08/2001 – 06/2002

Springboard to Learning, St. Louis, MO – German Lang & Culture Instructor 08/1997 – 06/2001

AIM HIGH Academic Summer Camp, St. Louis, MO – Academic Seminar Instructor 1997, 1998, 2002 (summers)

University City English Language School , St. Louis, MO — ESL Certified Instructor 08/1997 – 09/1998

International Education Consortium, St. Louis, MO —Resource Center Coordinator 06/1995 – 08/1997

?Academic papers available through openscholarship.wustl.edu:?1. Historical Function of the Fictional Work of H. J. C von Grimmelshausen and Essad Bey

2. Benign Imperialists: Ethnographic (mis)Representation by German Painter-Adventurers, 1840-1890

ACADEMIC PAPER PRESENTATIONS

Center for Intercultural Studies, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO Oct. 24, 2014?Paper Title: Marian Medical Miracles as a Tool for Cultural Syncretism and Political Hegemony in Thirteenth Century Iberia 

History of the Book Conference, University of California, Berkeley, CA Feb. 22, 2014?Paper Title: The Artist as Hero: Unpacking the Mythmaking of Nineteenth Century German Painter-Adventurers?

Midwest World History Association Conference, Alverno College, Milwaukee WI Sept. 14-16, 2011?Paper Title: Buzzz- What does the language used in World History curricular guides, textbooks, assessments, and professional papers suggest about the intentions inherent within the field??

Southeastern College Art Conference, Savannah, GA Nov. 9-12, 2011 Paper Title: Individual History Projects in Authentic Interdisciplinary Learning

BOARDS AND VOLUNTEER WORK

Saint Louis Art Museum Docent Program, Certified Art Educator 06/2011 – Emeritus

Dred Scott Heritage Foundation, Board Member 08/2014 – 09/2021

Women of the Kemper, Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Board Member, 09/2019 – 09/2021

Clayton School District Social Studies Board, St. Louis, MO – Appointed Member 09/2009 – 06/2012

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

?Concepts of Beauty and Bias Program, Saint Louis Art Museum and Anti-Defamation League led workshops, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018?

Community Arts Training (CAT) Institute, St. Louis Regional Arts Commission 01/2016 – 05/2016

?Witnessing Whiteness, The Need to Talk About Race and How to Do It (2nd edition) by Shelly Tochluk, St. Louis YWCA 10 week program, Group Member/Facilitator 10/2014 – 05/2016?

Critical Conversations Panel Facilitator/Moderator Art and Money in St. Louis, Critical Mass for the Arts 12/01/201

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