Ruby Oram

Ruby Oram

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program: PhD, US and Public History


office: Crown Center 557

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Loyola University Chicago (September 2013 – Present) 

  • PhD, United States and Public History

DePaul University (September 2008 – June 2012)

  • BA, American Studies, Summa Cum Laude

  • Double minor in Anthropology and History of Art & Architecture

Research Interests

My research interests include 20th century American history, consumer culture, design history, and material culture. I am currently researching the history of clutter in the 20th century American home. I also have a passion for public history and museum education.



Loyola University Teaching Assistantship (August 2013 - August 2018)
Loyola University Chicago
The Richard DeCordova Writing Award  (March 2012)
Depaul University 

Public History Experience

The Art Institute of Chicago (June 2014 – August 2014)
Museum Educator
Loyola University Jesuit Libraries Project (September 2013 – December 2013)
Research Assistant 
The Art Institute of Chicago (January 2012 – January 2012)
Photography Collections Intern
The Chicago Architecture Foundation (May 2012  October 2012)
Website Manager and District Coordinator, Open House Chicago 2012
The Chicago Architecture Foundation  (May 2011 – December 2011)
Site Coordinator, Open House Chicago 2011


Author: Ruby Oram
Last modified: 2/26/2015 12:12 PM (EST)