M.A. Public History, Loyola University Chicago
Chicago, IL, May 2020 (expected)
Treasurer of History Graduate Student Association, 2019-2020
B.A. History, summa cum laude, Anderson University
Anderson, IN, May 2018
Minors in public history and political science
Richmond University - The American International University in London
London, UK, Fall 2016
Cognate minor in Contemporary History of the Anglosphere
Women and Leadership Archives, Loyola University Chicago, 2018-Present
Sesquicentennial Scholar - Project Manager
Duties as project manager involve working with a team to develop and prototype a digital exhibit in anticipation of Loyola's sesquicentennial anniversary in 2020.
Frances Willard House Museum, Summer 2019
Developed and curated temporary exhibit "Women and Prohibition: A War of Mothers and Daughters, Sisters and Wives" which opened September 2019. Cataloged books in Frances Willard's collection.
Swedish American Museum, Summer 2019
Curatorial and Collections Intern
Aided with installation of "The Master of Ancient Nordic Mythology" and "Documenting Swedish America: A Setterdahl Family Tradition." Wrote new tour for adults of "The Dream of America" permanent exhibit.
Nicholson Library, Anderson University, 2014-2018
Archives Assistant; Circulation Department Employee
Responsibilities included developing online and physical exhibits, processing archival collections, and aiding in the daily operations of the library.
Field Museum, Summer 2017
Exhibitions Development Intern
Responsibilities included researching exhibit content, prototyping interactive elements, drafting labels, and evaluating visitor experiences.
Madison County Historical Society, Summer 2016
Cataloging and Accessions Intern
Accessioned and catalogued Delco-Remy collection.
Field Museum, Summer 2015
Botany Collections Intern
Duties included cataloging existing collections and digitizing recently acquired specimens.
Anderson Public Library 2009-2018
Teen Advisory Board; Volunteer
Responsibilities included planning and facilitating programs and events, including author visits and the summer reading program, for the Teen Department.
Sesquicentennial Scholar, Loyola University Chicago, 2018-2020
Victoria McManus Memorial Scholarship, 2018
Phi Sigma Alpha, inducted 2018
Alpha Chi, inducted 2018
Center for Public Service Fellow, Anderson University, 2016-2018
Anderson University Honors Program, 2014-2018
Phi Alpha Theta, inducted 2015
“Book Review: Interpreting Religion at Museums and Historic Sites, edited by Gretchen Buggeln and Barbara Franco.” The Museum Scholar 3, no. 1 (2019).
"Peace Studies Through the Years: Mundelein's Legacy at Loyola." Women and Leadership Archives. December 18, 2018.
Overstreet, H. (2018). Becoming History: Life in Ancient Civilizations. Undergraduate thesis and Omeka exhibit. Anderson University, Anderson, Indiana.
“Banned Books Week” exhibit (September 2017)
"One Hundred Years on the Anderson University Campus” Omeka exhibit (August 2016)
“Women at Anderson University” exhibit (February 2016)