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About Heather

About Heather
Former museum curator, now history instructor, I am currently finishing up my doctoral dissertation and teaching college history.

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience
I have been an online adjunct teaching university level history for nearly seven years.
University of Wales, Lampeter
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
2014 - 2017
American Public University System
Ancient History and Classics
Master's Degree
2008 - 2014
Duquesne University
Master's Degree
1996 - 1998
Northern Michigan University
Bachelor's Degree
1992 - 1996

Work Experience

Work Experience
American Public University System, Adjunct Instructor: History
2010 - Present
Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate students on topics such as ancient history, medieval history, and the history of the American Indian. Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and weekly lessons. Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers. Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions. Compile, administer, and grade examinations. Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, course materials, and methods of instruction. Maintain regularly scheduled office hours...
Ketchikan Museums, Curator of Exhibits
1999 - 2002
Plan and organize the acquisition, storage, and exhibition of collections and related materials, including the selection of exhibition themes and designs, and develop or install exhibit materials. Write and review journal articles, institutional reports, and publicity materials. Plan and conduct special research projects in area of interest or expertise. Negotiate and authorize purchase, exchange, or loan of collections. Provide information from the institution's holdings to other curators and to the public. Design, organize, or conduct...
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum, Intern
1998 - 1998
Examine objects to be included in exhibits in order to plan where and how to display them. Acquire, or arrange for acquisition of, specimens or graphics required to complete exhibits. Prepare rough drafts and scale working drawings of exhibits, including floor plans. Confer with clients and staff in order to gather information about exhibit space, proposed themes and content, timelines, budgets, materials, and/or promotion requirements. Estimate set- or exhibit-related costs including materials, construction, and rental of props or...
Duquesne University, Teaching and Research Assistant
1997 - 1998
Lead discussion sections. Evaluate and grade examinations, assignments, or papers and record grades. Return assignments to students in accordance with established deadlines. Inform students of the procedures for completing and submitting class work. Prepare or proctor examinations. Teach undergraduate level courses. Provide assistance to faculty members or staff with research. Order or obtain materials needed for classes. Provide instructors with assistance in the use of audiovisual equipment. Assist faculty members or staff with...
Logan Township, Historian
1996 - 1996
Organize data, and analyze and interpret its authenticity and relative significance. Gather historical data from sources such as archives, court records, diaries, news files, and photographs, as well as collect data sources such as books, pamphlets, and periodicals. Conduct historical research as a basis for the identification, conservation, and reconstruction of historic places and materials. Conduct historical research, and publish or present findings and theories. Speak to various groups, organizations, and clubs in order to promote the...

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