Stephen L. Petrie

Stephen L. Petrie


Faculty Advisor: Dr. Theodore Karamanski


Loyola University Chicago (2016-Present)

  • Master of Arts, Public History

University of Wisconsn-Eau Claire (2012-2015)

  • Bachelor of Arts, History-Public History Emphasis


Awards and Fellowships

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Loyola University Chicago

  • Graduate Teaching Assistantship (Fall 2016-Spring 2017)
  • Graduate Assistant to the Loyola Oral History Project (Fall 2017-Spring 2018)

Conference Presentations

"Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa vs. The Northern States Power Company"

  • National Conference of Undergraduate Research, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse,April 2013
  • Celebration of Research and Creative Activity, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, May 2013

"At the Confluence: In Conversation with the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Centennial Alumni Oral History Project"

  • Chancellor's Lecture Series, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, April 2014
  • Oral History Association Annual Meeting, Madison, WI, October 2014

"Soldier and Scholar: Exploring the Educational Experience of Veterans Through the Centennial Alumni Oral History Project"

  • Celebration of Research and Creative Activity, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, April 2015

"Growing Community: A Green Walking Tour of Rogers Park"

  • Climate Justice: The Struggle for our Collective Home, Loyola University Chicago, March 2017


Public History Experience

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Historical Property Inventory (Fall 2013)

  • Researched and developed a recommendation for the city of Eau Claire about a potentially historic property

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Centennial Oral History Project (Fall 2013-Spring 2015)

  • Conducted and transcribed interviews with alumni and prepared a podcast for WUEC Campus Radio on one of these interviews

Wisconsin Farms Oral History Project (Summer 2014-Spring 2015)

  • Contacted potential narrators and conducted interviews with local farmers in an collaborative cross-UW system project.

Chippewa County Historical Society History Kit Project (Spring 2015)

  • Conceptualized, designed, and co-created an novel mobile history kit for a local historical society complete with hands-on artifacts, documents, images, and teaching guides

Happy Medium Ventures Oral History Project (Fall 2016)

  • Interviewed, transcribed, and logged an interview for a private client in conjunction with a class project

Rogers Park/ West Ridge Historical Society Work (Fall 2016-Summer 2017)

  • Worked collaboratively to draft and present a fundraising plan for the RPWRHS 
    • Assisted in implementing part of the original proposed plan
  • Collaboratively designed a sustainability walking tour of Rogers Park 

Frances Willard House Project (Spring 2017)

  • Developed a prelimary interpretation plan complete with a resource guide packet, curriculum resources, and prototype digital exhibit related to an underrepresented topic at a local house museum

National Register Nomination (Spring 2017)

  • Co-authored a National Register of Historic Places nomination under architectural and associative significance of a property

Internship Experience

Chippewa Valley Museum Education Intern (Spring 2015)

  • Worked under the museum educator to lead tours, assist with public outreach, design new museum resources, and assist wherever necessary

Glessner House Museum Intern (Summer 2017-Present)

  • Helped to manage and accession collections and designed a new educational tour with curriculum resources


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