I am currently finishing my Master's program in Modern American History, a specialization Women & Gender Studies, and a certificate in Digital Humanities at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. My primary research interest is in masculinity, militarism, and the role of warfare in developing male citizenship. Following the completion of my program in May 2013, I plan to enter a Master's program in Library and Information Science.
I serve as Project Manager for History Harvest at UNL. This position, combined with my digital thesis, has allowed me the opportunity to design and encode scholarship for the web. I have greatly enjoyed experimenting with different techniques for content management on the web, and hope to learn more as I finish my degree and move on to a Library and Information Science program.
I aim to take my diverse education in historical scholarship, digital theory, and digital information management and embark on a career in an academic library, working alongside other librarians and scholars to structure digital data and knowledge in a way that enables humanistic research and use of computing to find, manipulate, and analyze information.