Selected Projects

William Trent House 300th Anniversary

William Trent House Association

I served as a communications consultant for the William Trent House in Trenton, New Jersey during the house's 300th anniversary celebrations in 2019. I worked with them to choose communications tools (including a new website CMS, graphic design software, and email marketing platform) that better suited their budget and needs, developed reuseable communications materials and templates, and relaunched their website.

As managing editor, I track editorial deadlines and processes, manage email communications with contributors, and advise on all publication decision making. I also write for the Lady Science blog and co-host the monthly podcast.

Working closely with research and programming staff, I serve as project manager for a monthly series of in-depth seminar-style public programs. I lead planning meetings, direct evaluation, develop interactive activities, and manage all project deadlines.

I developed and continue to project manage this social media initiative, which invites research fellows to “take over” the Chemical Heritage Foundation Twitter account. This involves recruiting and scheduling fellows, writing communications copy for the website and social media outlets, and tracking statistics. I also lead an annual training to introduce new fellows to Twitter and prepare them to participate. 

I led a team of five editors, researchers, and writers as executive producer of the Chemical Heritage Foundation’s first audio tour. Along with supervising the team, I managed story development, edited scripts and audio, and orchestrated testing and evaluation.

Science History Institute and the University of Pennsylvania

I curated the online exhibit for this community-based oral history project about the history of Ambler, Pennsylvania, its legacy of asbestos manufacturing, and contemporary Superfund project. Using an interactive Google map, the online exhibit brings together video and audio clips from oral histories with historic documents and contemporary photographs to tell a non-linear, multi-perspective story of a unique town.

We The People

Serving as project research assistant, I researched and wrote storytelling programs, museum theater performances, and audio tour stops highlighting the lives and experiences of women in Colonial and Federal Dover. I also developed in-depth research portfolios on members of Dover's prominent Ridgely family to be used in future living history programming.

The War of the Roses

I wrote and performed this interactive museum theater piece about Delaware's women's suffrage movement and the 1919 failed attempt to ratify the nineteenth amendment. It was subsequently performed each March from 2008-2012, and served as inspiration for a similarly structured museum theater program I wrote for Century of Action: Oregon Women Vote about the suffrage movement in Oregon.

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