19th Century United States
U. S. South Atlantic World
Women and Gender
My dissertation, “Strangers in a Strange Land: Displaced Slaveholding Women in the Civil War South,” examines the social and racial politics of slaveholding women who chose to leave their homes to evade Union occupation during the American Civil War.
Coordinator, History Graduate Student Seminar Series, 2016-2017.
Grants Director, Graduate Student Association, 2016-2017.
Co-Organizer, Graduate Symposium for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality, 2015-2016.
History Department Representative, Graduate Student Association, 2015-2016.
Virginia Center For Civil War Studies Research Grant, 2017.
Mellon Research Fellowship, Virginia Historical Society, 2017.
Fondren Fellowship, Rice University, Project: Mapping Civil War Narratives, 2016.
Jameson Fellowship for American Decorative Arts, Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, 2015-2016.
Mike and Mary Abroe Student Scholarship, The Civil War Trust, 2015.
Josephine Pacheco Award for Best Graduate Research Paper, George Mason University History Department, 2012.