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EDUCATION

THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, University Park, PA
– Ph.D. in French and Francophone Studies (May 2015)
Dissertation : « Le livre décadent : éditer, illustrer, lire »
– M.A. in French and Francophones Studies (2010)

UNIVERSITE LILLE 3, Lille (France)
– Maîtrise Langues et Littératures Etrangères, Anglais (2006)
– License Langues et Littératures Etrangères, Anglais (2004)

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, Gainesville, FL
Assistant University Librarian (August 2015 – Present)

  • Through ongoing engagement with appropriate academic faculty, stay informed of the development of academic programs and faculty interest to ensure the Libraries’ collections and services support curriculum and research needs, and inform clientele about relevant Libraries’ issues.
  • Define goals, establish objectives, plan and manage budgets, and coordinate collection development activities with other subject specialists and librarians, with respect to resources for the European languages, literatures, and cultures collections.
  • Analyze the European languages, literatures, and cultures collection development program activities and provide reports, strategies, assessments, and studies or surveys as required.
  • Participate in the Humanities and Social Sciences general reference program.
  • Responsible for advanced reference and research consultation in support of European languages, literatures and cultures, including the development of library guides (LibGuides) and other online resources.
  • Design and deliver library instruction and library related courses as appropriate.
  • Participate in Libraries’ fundraising efforts.
  • Participate in appropriate professional development and continuing education endeavors and engage in scholarly research resulting in publication.
  • Liaise and collaborate with faculty, students, researchers, and other departments to further library digital scholarship initiatives and partnerships.
  • Represent the Smathers Libraries in appropriate university, local, state, regional, and national bodies.

Areas of Specialization

  • European languages, literatures, and cultures (Spanish, French, Italian, German, and Portuguese).
  • Nineteenth and twentieth century French and Francophone literature and history
  • Decadence
  • Book history and print culture studies
  • Digital Humanities

RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS

Peer-Reviewed Articles

  • Mapping Decadence: From a Hunch to a Website.” Journal of Map & Geography Libraries: Advance in Geospatial Information, Collections & Archives 11.1 (May 2015): 80-90.
  • “Team Up: Collaborating with Public Relations Students to Promote Library Subject Specialists.” College & Research Libraries News (Forthcoming 2017).
  • “Graduate Student Internships in Academic Libraries: A New Valuable and Enriching Trend.” Libraries: Culture, History, and Society (to be submitted in August 2017).
  • “DH for the People: Down with Cybercud!” Digital Humanities Quarterly (to be submitted in November 2017).

Book Reviews

Digital Research:

AWARDS & GRANTS

THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, Gainesville, FL
Strategic Opportunity Grant (2017)
The Smathers Graduate Student Internship Program (2017) (Proposal)
The Center for European Studies Faculty Travel Grant (2016)

THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, University Park, PA
The Institute for the Arts and Humanities – Graduate Student Summer Residency (2014)
The Penn State College of Liberal Arts Dissertation Support Award – Summer research (2013)
Department of French and Francophone Studies – Excellence in Teaching Award for Basic Language Courses (2013)

CONFERENCES

National and International Conferences

Invited Talks

  • “Collaborating in the Digital Humanities at UF.” Museum of Natural History, Gainesville, FL. Feb. 2017.
  • Issues in Humanities Data Sharing.” NFAIS 2016 Humanities Roundtable. Sept. 2016.
  • “What are the Digital Humanities?” Susquehanna University. Mar. 2015.

Campus Presentations and Other Talks

  • “Digital Humanities in the Classroom.” Susquehanna University. Mar. 2015.
  • “Mapping Decadence: From a Hunch to a Website.” Liberal Arts and Technology Summit, The Pennsylvania State University. Sept. 2014.
  •  “Mapping Decadence: A How-To Guide.” Liberal Arts and Technology Summit, The Pennsylvania State University. Aug. 2013.

Posters

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, University Park, PA (2008 – 2015)
Instructor
FR 332 – French Culture and Civilization from 1789 to 1939
FR 316 – Introduction to Linguistics
FR 139 – France and the French-Speaking World
FR 122G – Practice of Reading French
FR 003 – Intermediate French
FR 002 – Elementary French II
FR 001 – Elementary French I

PSU World Campus Online
FR 139 – France and the French-Speaking World

Teaching Intern
FR 445Y – Self and Society in Eighteenth-Century France
FR 332 – French Culture and Civilization from 1789 to 1939

Coordinator (23 sections)
Summer Coordinator for the French and Francophone Department (2012)
FR 002 – Elementary French II (2009-10)
FR 001 – Elementary French I (2011-12)

ST-JEAN BAPTISTE DE LA SALLE, Lille, France (2007-08)
English High School Teacher
Premières (Junior)
Terminales (Senior)

WABASH COLLEGE, Crawforsdville, IN (2005-06)
French Teaching Assistant
FR 201 – Intermediate French
FR 102 – Elementary French
FR 101 – Elementary French

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, University Park, PA (2013 – 2015)
Digital Scholarship Services Graduate Assistant
Here are a few examples of what I did as the Digital Scholarship Services graduate assistant:

  • I helped organize a series of workshops on publishing tools and creating an online presence, and have lead one on Scalar, an online publishing tool.
  • I  collaborated with colleagues from the Libraries and Information Technology Services to help redesign Penn State’s website on copyright.
  • I was Managing Editor of 100 Digital Discoveries.
  • I created screencasts (instructional videos) for ScholarSphere, Penn State’s institutional repository service, using Camtasia.
  • I collaborated with collection curators to develop entry points – home pages – for their collections that are digitized (see the latest one here).
  • I provided general web editing support for Publishing and Curation Services pages in the Libraries’ CMS (Content Management System).

SERVICE

National

  • Chair, Collection Development Working Group, Collaborative Initiative for French Language Collections (CIFNAL) (2016-2019)
  • Member, American Library Association (ALA) Status of Women in Librarianship Committee (2016-2018)
  • Member, ALA Reference and Users Services Association ABC-Clio Online History Award Committee (2016-2019).
  • Member, Program Committee for HASTAC 2017 (2016-2017)

State

  • Vice-Chair and Steering Committee member of the Florida Digital Humanities Consortium (2016- present)

University

  • Co-Convenor of the Digital Humanities Library Group (2016 – present)
  • Member of UF’s Preservation of Historic Building and Sites Committee (2016-2019)
  • Member of the DH Certificate Committee (2017-2019)
  • Member of THATCamp Gainesville Committee (2015 – present)

TECHNOLOGY SKILLS

  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher)
  • ArcGIS
  • Adobe CQ
  • WordPress
  • Camtasia

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