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.).