Research


Oxford Encyclopedia of United States Cultural and Intellectual History (October 2010 – December 2011)

OxfordCulInt

  • Assisted University of Rochester Professor Joan Rubin with editing of material for “Cultural and Intellectual History” volumes of The Oxford Companion to United States History
  • Contributed to development of headword list and helped to contact potential authors
  • Maintained Excel database and Google documents for headword lists and author information
  • Worked independently in outlining scope descriptions for article contributions
  • Suggested content updates and additional bibliographic resources for existing articles
  • Scanned and compiled digital database of articles from the previous edition using Optical Character Recognition software

URHis

University of Rochester – HOURS Research Assistant (September 2008 – December 2008)

  • Assisted University of Rochester Professor Robert Westbrook with gathering primary source materials that referenced John Dewey’s 1937 involvement in the “Commission of Inquiry into the Charges Made against Leon Trotsky in the Moscow Trials”
  • Collected relevant historical newspaper articles from both physical archives and digital databases

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