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
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
?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