Professional Development & Service


June 2103-- Organizer, roundtable, "What Do Community College Professors Know about Teaching
World History That You Don't?, "World History Association Annual Conference, Minneapolis
May 2014-- attended: Berkshire Conference of Women's History, Toronto
October 2014-- presentation, Inver Hill Community College Rethinking Textbooks Summit
September 2014-- presentation: "What is an anti-poverty course design?," Realizing the Civic Mission of MNSCU
June 2014-- attended, eLearning Conference, Minneapolis Community and Technical Collge
November 2015-- presentation: "Lessons from History 101: Teaching Digital Humanities at the Introductory Level in Community Colleges," Bucknell University Digital Scholarship Conference
February 2016-- led roundtable session at Luoma Leadership Academy on students in poverty

Professional Development

April 2014-- Attended Ignite D2L Regional Conference
November 2014-- U-SPATIAL Web GIS Training (4-hour training on how to use Arc GIS software) University of Minnesota
January 2015-- Enjoy Drupal: Site Building Basic (non-profit sponsored training on using Drupal software to create websites)
Summer 2015-- National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute: Digital Humanities at the Community College

Classroom Observations by Michael Kirch, Dean of Social Sciences

Classroom Observation 1
Classroom Observation 2


2011-2015-- Assessment division leader, 2011-2015
2012-2014-- Academic and Technology Advisory Committee, Chair
2014- Present-- Center for Teaching and Learning Campus Leader,
2014- Present-- Team Learning, member
2015-- Spring semester-- hiring advisory committee for the Director for Faculty & Instructional Development, MNSCU
2015-2016-- Chair, History and Political Science Department
2015 Fall -- National Endowment for the Humanities, Digital Humanities Startup Grant Reviewer
May 23rd, 2016-- Organizer, THATCamp TC


Essay, "How do you teach DH at the survey level in a community college without losing your nights and weekends?," Debates in the Digital Humanities, University of Minnesota Press, 2017 (forthcoming, draft here.).