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Curriculum Vitæ

Education

Ph.D., Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Indiana University, 2006.

  • Dissertation Title:  Unraveling the White Man’s Burden:  A Critical Microhistory of Federal Indian Education Policy Implementation at Santa Clara Pueblo, 1902-1907
  • Minor:  History

M.A., Secondary Social Studies Instruction and Curriculum, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1998.

B.A., American Studies, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1995, magna cum laude.

 

Licenses

Professional Teacher License, Secondary Social Studies, Colorado, January 2001

Provisional Teacher License, Secondary Social Studies, Colorado, January 1998

Academic Employment

2013-Present:  University of Montana, Missoula, MT

  • Professor, Phyllis J. Washington College of Education and Human Sciences (2018-Present)
  • Interim Dean, Phyllis J. Washington College of Education and Human Sciences (2018-Present)
  • Chair, Department of Teaching and Learning, Phyllis J. Washington College of Education and Human Sciences (2016-2017)
  • Associate Chair, Department of Curriculum & Instruction, Phyllis J. Washington College of Education and Human Sciences (2015-2016)
  • Associate Professor, Phyllis J. Washington College of Education and Human Sciences (2013-2018)

2006-2013: American University, Washington, DC

  • Associate Professor, School of Education, Teaching & Health (2012-2013)
  • Assistant Professor, School of Education, Teaching & Health (2006-2012)
  • Affiliate Faculty, Department of History

2002-2005: Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

  • Associate Instructor, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

Summer 2002-2005:  United States Institute of Peace, Washington, DC

  • Program Instructor

1998-2002:  Heritage High School, Littleton Public Schools, Littleton, CO

  • Social Studies Teacher

1996:  American Studies, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO

  • Invited Guest Lecturer

Honors and Awards

Academic

  • Chancellor’s Fellow, Indiana University, 2002-2006
  • Beechler Fellowship Recipient, Indiana University, Summer 2004
  • Kappa Delta Pi, 1997
  • Phi Beta Kappa, 1995
  • Magna cum laude, Bachelor of Arts, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1995
  • American Studies Honor Society, 1995
  • Academic Grant, The Colorado College, 1991-1992

Commendations

  • History of Education Society’s Outstanding Book Award, Honorable Mention, 2012
  • History of Education Society’s Claude A. Eggertsen Dissertation Prize, Honorable Mention, 2007
  • Selected for inclusion in Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2005
  • Sallie Mae First Class Teacher Award, 1999

Publications

Books

Lawrence A. (2011). Lessons from an Indian Day School: Negotiating Colonization in Northern New Mexico, 1902-1907.  Lawrence: University Press of Kansas.

Book Chapters

Lawrence, A. (in press).  Precolonial Education History in the Western Hemisphere and Pacific.  In Eileen Tamura and John Rury (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of the History of Education.  New York: Oxford University Press.

Lawrence, A. (2013).  Learning How to Write Traditional and Digital History.  In Jack Dougherty (Ed.), Writing History: How Historians Research, Write, and Publish in the Digital Age.  Ann Arbor:  University of Michigan Press.  http://writinghistory.wp.trincoll.edu/.

Lawrence, A. (2011). “Lessons of Colonization: Uni- and Multi-Directional Learning in Pueblo Indian Country.” In Heike Niedrig and Christian Ydesen (Eds.), Writing Postcolonial Histories of Intercultural Education. Vol. 2. Intercultural Pedagogy and Postcolonial Theory. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang Verlag.

Lawrence, A. (2009).  “Educating the ‘Savage’ and the ‘Civilized’:  The Santa Clara Pueblo Indians at the 1904 St. Louis Expo.”  In R. Winkle-Wagner, C. Hunter, J.D.H. Ortloff. (Eds.), Bridging the Gap Between Theory and Practice in Educational Research:  Methods at the Margins (pp. 147-158).  New York:  Palgrave Macmillan.

Lawrence, A. (2009).  “Uncloaking Epistemologies through Methodology.”  In R. Winkle-Wagner, C. Hunter, J.D.H. Ortloff. (Eds.), Bridging the Gap Between Theory and Practice in Educational Research:  Methods at the Margins (pp. 79-83).  New York:  Palgrave Macmillan.

Refereed Articles

Lawrence, A. (2014). “Epic Learning in an Indian Pueblo: A Framework for Studying Multigenerational Learning in the History of Education.” History of Education Quarterly. 54(3): 286-302.

Lawrence, A., Kroupa, K.T., Warren, D. (2014) “Introduction.” History of Education Quarterly.54(3): 253-254.

Lawrence, A. (2014).  “Our Trickster, the School.”  [serialized article]  Education’s Histories.  http://www.educationshistories.org.

Part 1:  Lawrence, A. “Our Trickster, the School.”  [serialized article]  Education’s Histories, May 1, 2014.  http://www.educationshistories.org/trickster-school-part-1/.

Part 2:  Lawrence, A. “Our Trickster, the School.”  [serialized article]  Education’s Histories, May 8, 2014.  http://www.educationshistories.org/trickster-school-part-2/.

Part 3:  Lawrence, A. “Our Trickster, the School.”  [serialized article]  Education’s Histories, May 15, 2014.  http://www.educationshistories.org/trickster-school-part-3/.

Part 4:  Lawrence, A. “Our Trickster, the School.”  [serialized article]  Education’s Histories, May 22, 2014.  http://www.educationshistories.org/trickster-school-part-4/.

Lawrence, A., Cooke, B. (2010).  “Law, Language, and Land:  A Multi-method Analysis of the General Allotment Act and Its Discourses.”  Qualitative Inquiry. 16(3), 217-229.

Lawrence, A. (2008).  “’How do you know what to ask?’:  Disciplinary Epistemologies and Heuristics in the Academy and Secondary Social Studies Classrooms.”  International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences. 3(9), 121-128.

Winstead, T., Lawrence, A., Brantmeier, E., and Frey, C. (2008).  “Language, Sovereignty, Cultural Contestation and American Indian Schools:  No Child Left Behind and a Navajo Test Case,” Journal of American Indian Education.  47(1), 46-64.

Lawrence, A.  (1995).  The Christian Pacific.  The Colorado Historian. 3(2), 39-46.

Multilogues

Lawrence, A. (2015). “Remedying Our Amnesia.” Education’s Historieshttp://www.educationshistories.org/remedying-amnesia/.

Book Reviews

Lawrence, A. (2017). A review of Three Roads to Magdalena: Coming of Age in a Southwest Borderland, 1890-1990. History of Education Quarterly. 57(4), 626-628.

Lawrence, A. (2017). A review of Carlisle Indian Industrial School: Indigenous Histories, Memories, and Reclamations. Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth. 10(3), 466-467.

Lawrence, A. (2016). A review of Education at the Edge of Empire: Negotiating Pueblo Identity in New Mexico’s Indian Boarding Schools. History of Education Quarterly. 56(1), 188-192.

Lawrence, A. (2015).  A review of Native Tongues: Colonialism and Race from Encounter to the Reservation. Journal of American History. 102(3), 853.

Lawrence, A. (2015). Chronicling American Indian Schooling: A Review of Two Books about Two Indian Schools. Reviews in American History. 43(4), 658-664.

Lawrence, A. (2013).  A review of The Allotment Plot: Alice C. Fletcher, E. Jane Gay, and Nez Perce Survivance.  Journal of American History. 100(2), 548.

Lawrence, A. (2013).  What about North America?  A review of Empire and Education:  A history of greed and goodwill from the War of 1898 to the War on Terror.  American Education History Journal. 40(1), 180-184.

Lawrence, A. (2012).  A review of Federal fathers and mothers:  A social history of the United States Indian Service, 1869-1933.  Ethnohistory. 59(3), 645-646.

Lawrence, A. (2012).  A review of Urban Indian in Phoenix Schools, 1940-2000 by Stephen Kent Amerman.  H-Education.  http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=35021.

Lawrence, A. (2011).  A review of The hope for American school reform: The cold war pursuit of inquiry learning in social studies by Ronald W. Evans.  History of Education Quarterly. 51(4), 554-557.

Lawrence, A. (2010).  A review of Making the grade: Plucky schoolmarms of Kittitas County by Barb Owen.  Journal of the West. 48(4), 138.

Lawrence, A. (2008).  A review of Roots of resistance: A history of land tenure in New Mexico by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz.  Journal of the West. 47(3), 99.

Lawrence, A. (2008).  A review of Hiníno’éínoo3ítoono: Arapaho historical traditions by Andrew Cowell and Alonzo Moss, Sr.  Journal of the West. 47(3), 98.

Lawrence, A. (2008).  A review of Learning to write “Indian”:  The boarding-school experience and American Indian literature, by Amelia V. Katanski.  History of Education Quarterly.  48(2), 316-318.

Lawrence, A. (2006).  A review of Hearts west:  True stories of mail-order brides on the frontier by Chris Enss.  Journal of the West.  45(1), 91.

Lawrence, A. (2006). A review of Feast of souls:  Indians and Spaniards in the seventeenth century missions of Florida and New Mexico by Robert C. Galgano.  Journal of the West.  45(2), 86-87.

Tool Reviews

Clark, S. and Lawrence, A. (2014). “Tool Review: Working in WordPress and InDesign.” Education’s Histories. http://www.educationshistories.org/tool-review-indesign-wordpress/.

iOS Applications

Big Bison Hunt.  Communal Bison Hunting on the Northern Plains in the Dog Days. (2015).

Curricula

Lawrence, A. (2001).  Twentieth century economic opportunities.  Littleton, CO:  Littleton Public Schools.

Lawrence, A. (2000).  Voyage of thought across Asia and the Middle East.  Denver, CO:  Colorado Department of Education.

Refereed Conference Presentations

Lawrence, A., Clark, S. Panel Paper: Open Access, Transparent Peer Review. Organization of American Historians Conference, Sacramento, CA, 12-14 April 2018.

Lawrence, A. Discussant: History of Education from the Perspective on the North American West. History of Education Society Conference, St. Louis, MO, 5-8 November 2015.

Lawrence, A. Panel Paper: Walking Through Big Data: One Historian’s Path. History of Education Society Conference, St. Louis, MO, 5-8 November 2015.

Lawrence, A. Chair: American Indian Education History: New Work and Methodological Insights for the History of Education. History of Education Society Conference, Indianapolis, IN, 6-9 November 2014.

Lawrence, A. Panel Paper: Epic Learning in an Indian Pueblo: A Framework for Studying Multigenerational Learning in the History of Education. History of Education Society Conference, Indianapolis, IN, 6-9 November 2014.

Lawrence, A. Chair & Discussant: Histories on the Edge: New Methods for an Old Discipline. History of Education Society Conference, Indianapolis, IN, 6-9 November 2014.

Lawrence, A. Panel Participant: Collaboration as Students and Scholars in the Digital Age: Writing, Pedagogy, and Publication. History of Education Society Conference, Indianapolis, IN, 6-9 November 2014.

Lawrence, A. Panel Paper: Claiming the Indigenous in Children’s Magazines. International Standing Committee for the History of Education Meeting, London, 23-26 July 2014.

Lawrence, A. Discussant: Professional Academics/Disciplinary Jurisdictions Panel. Social Science History Association Conference, Chicago, IL, 21-24 November 2013.

Lawrence, A. Panel Paper: Mythologizing the American Indian in Children’s Magazines. Social Science History Association Conference, Chicago, IL, 21-24 November 2013.

Lawrence, A. Panel Paper: Mythologizing the American Indian in Children’s Magazines. History of Education Conference, Nashville, TN, 31 October – 4 November 2013.

Lawrence, A. Discussant: Expanding the Horizons of the History of Education: Utilizing Donald Warren’s Methodological Insights to Reconstruct American Indian and Latina/o Histories. History of Education Conference, Seattle, WA, 1-4 November 2012.

Dougherty, J., Lawrence, A., and Anderson, A. Workshop: Learn and share about technology in research & teaching at HES Digital Drop-in sessions, Seattle, WA, 1-4 November 2012.

Lawrence, A. Discussant: Native American Education: Gendered, Curricular, Legal and Policy Insights. History of Education Conference, Seattle, WA, 1-4 November 2012.

Lawrence, A. Panel Paper: Constructing the Mythologized “Indian” of the American West in Children’s Literature. Western History Association, Denver, CO, 4-7 October 2012.

Lawrence, A.  Book Panel: Lessons from an Indian Day School: Negotiating Colonization in Northern New Mexico, 1902-1907. Social Science History Association Conference. Boston, MA, 17-20 November 2011.

Lawrence, A. Discussant:  Schooling Policy/Schooling Experience. Social Science History Association Conference, Boston, MA, 17-20 November 2011.

Lawrence, A.  Panel Paper: Indian and Borderlands Education Beyond the School in New Mexico at the Turn of the Twentieth Century. Western History Association Conference. Oakland, CA, 13-16 October 2011.

Lawrence, A. Panel Paper: Studying the Ecologies of Policy Implementers in Education Policy History. Social Science History Association Conference. Chicago, IL, 17-21 November 2010.

Lawrence, A. Panel Paper: Studying the Ecologies of Policy Implementers in Education Policy History.  History of Education Society Annual Conference, Boston, MA, 4-7 November 2010.

Lawrence, A. Panel Paper: Indigenous History as Education History. American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Denver, CO, 30 April-4 May 2010. [panel organized by Adrea Lawrence]

Lawrence, A. Panel Paper: Disease, Culture, and Colonization; Or, A Teacher as a Public Heath Official During a Diphtheria Outbreak at Santa Clara Pueblo in 1903. Organization of American Historians Annual Conference, Washington, DC, 7-10 April 2010.

Lawrence, A. Panel Paper: Colonization and Education. “Land as an Educational Crucible: Colonization in the New Mexico Territory at the Turn of the Twentieth Century.” Social Science History Association Annual Conference, Long Beach, CA, 12-15 November 2009. [panel organized by Adrea Lawrence]

Lawrence, A. Chair: History and the “Social Studies” in 20th-century America. History of Education Society, Philadelphia, PA, 22-25 October 2009.

Lawrence, A. Panel Paper: “Dear Mr. Crandall”: Pueblo Indian Day Schools as Communication Conduits.  Western History Association Annual Conference, Denver, CO, 7-10 October 2009.

Lawrence, A. Panel Paper:  Interdisciplinary Perspectives on American Indian History.  Social Science History Association Annual Conference, Miami, FL, 23-26 October 2008.

Lawrence, A. Paper:  Uncovering Epistemic Frames of Mind and Practice in History and the Social Sciences: Research and Teaching in the Academy and Secondary Social Studies Classrooms.  Third International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, Monash University Centre, Prato, Italy, 22-25 July 2008.

Lawrence A., Winkle Wagner, R., Hunter, C., Hunter, J., Korth, B.D., Ortloff, J.D.H.  Paper:  Methods at the Margins.  American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, New York, 24-28 March 2008.

Cooke, B. and Lawrence A.  Paper: Law, Language, and Land:  A Multimethod Analysis of the General Allotment Act and Its Discourses.  American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, New York, 24-28 March 2008.

Lawrence, A.  Discussant: White Ethnics in the Twentieth Century United States.  Social Science History Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, 15-18 November 2007.

Lawrence, A.  Paper: Colonization, disease, land, and citizenship:  investigating early twentieth century federal Indian policy implementation through critical ethnographic, anthropological, legal, and medical means.  Social Science History Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, 15-18 November 2007.

Lawrence, A.  Panel:  HES Claude A. Eggertsen and Henry Barnard Prizes Session.  History of Education Society Annual Conference, Cleveland, OH, 25-28 October 2007.

Lawrence, A.  Panel Paper:  Discourses of Power and Care Surrounding the Santa Clara Day School in the Early 1900s.  American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, 9-13 April 2007.

Lawrence, A.  Paper:  Negotiating Medical Care Paradigms at the Santa Clara Pueblo, 1902-1907.  American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, 9-13 April 2007.

Lawrence, A.  Discussant: Inter-Group Encounters, Constructions of Race and Culture.  Comparative and International Education Society Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD, 25 Feburary-1 March 2007.

Lawrence, A.  Paper: White Teacher/Native Students/Past-Present Observers:  A Hermeneutic Exploration of United States Indian Policy through the Education of Clara D. True.  American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, 7-11 April 2006.

Lawrence, A.  Panel Paper: The Veil-Pale Split:  Race as a Relational Construct. Northeast Regional Comparative and International Education Society Conference, Washington, DC, 13-14 November 2004.

Lawrence, A.  Paper:  Building a Fence of Difference:  Race as a Relational Construct in the United States.  XXIst Conference of the Comparative Education Society in Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark, 27 June-1 July 2004.

Frey, C., Brantmeier, E., Lawrence, A., Winstead, T. Panel: From Federal Policy to Local Practice:  The ‘No Child Left Behind Act’ and Its Impact on Navajo Education.  Annual Conference for the Comparative and International Education Society, Salt Lake City, UT, 9-12 March 2004.

Diller, E., Lawrence, A., & Hurt, T. Panel: Performance Assessments in the High School Geography Classroom. Annual Conference for the Rocky Mountain/Great Plains Regional Social Studies Association, Denver, CO, 2000.

Invited Conference Presentations

Lawrence, A.  Paper: Epic Learning. Friedman Conference on History, Cambridge, MA, 24-25 April 2009.

Martens, M. & Lawrence, A. Workshop: Choices for the 21st Century Education Project, “Terrorism”. Inaugural Conference for the International Studies Schools Association, Snow Mountain Ranch, CO, February 2002.

Mueller, L. & Lawrence, A. Workshop: Choices for the 21st Century Education Project, “Shifting Sands:  Balancing US Interests in the Middle East”.  Annual Conference for the National Council for the Social Studies, San Antonio, TX, November 2000.

Books in Progress

Lawrence, A.  Fear, Honor, and Amnesia in Learning to Colonize the American West.

Articles in Progress

Lawrence, A.  The Rise and Fall of an Indian School Service Fiefdom.

Contracts and Grants Awarded

Downey, Jayne and Lawrence AAACTE State Chapter Grant. American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education. $5000.

Evans, R., Thane, M.  SHAPE 2.0 Partnership Grant with Missoula County Public School and the Phyllis J. Washington College of Education and Human Sciences.  Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation.  A. Lawrence, Program Director.  $1,606,804.

Schertz, M. and Lawrence, A. (2014).  American Empires.  Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education, State of Montana.  $118,151.

Arab, R. and Lawrence, A. (2011).  Publication Grant.  Charles Redd Center for Western Studies, Brigham Young University.  $3000.

Hansen, M., Johnson, P., Bono, J., Dittmar, J., Malloy, E., Reynolds, K., Wu, A., Lawrence, A.  Building High Performance Computing Infrastructure at AU.  National Science Foundation.  $260,745.

Lawrence, A., Franz, K., Montgomery, R.  The Power of Place in Defining Citizenship:  Landscapes as Historical Texts.  Teaching American History Grant, U.S. Department of Education.  $964,315.

Lawrence, A.  American Indian Education:  Past, Present, and Future.  College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Research Award, 2010-2011.  $7462.

Lawrence, A. Summer course buy-out.  School of Education, Teaching & Health, American University, 2010.  $5000.

Lawrence, A. Unraveling the White Man’s Burden.  College of Arts and Sciences Summer Research Award, American University, 2009.  $2500 from the Office of the CAS Dean.

Lawrence, A. Summer course buy-out.  School of Education, Teaching & Health, American University, 2009.  $5000.

Lawrence, A. Paper:  Uncovering Epistemic Frames of Mind and Practice in History and the Social Sciences: Research and Teaching in the Academy and Secondary Social Studies Classrooms.  College of Arts and Sciences, International Travel Grant, American University, 2008.  $3150 from Provost’s Office.

Lawrence, A.  Disciplinary Learning and Teaching in the Social Studies.  College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Research Grant, American University, 2007-2008. $3000 from CAS, $5899 from Office of Academic Affairs.

Editorial Activities

Editorial Board Member. History of Education Quarterly. 2016-2019.

Founder, curator, and editor.  Education’s Histories, www.educationshistories.org, 2013-Present.

Guest editor for special issue on American Indian education history.  History of Education Quarterly, 2013-2014.

Education Network Co-Representative.  Social Science History Association.

Reviewer.  History of Education Quarterly.

Reviewer.  Journal of Language and Culture.

Reviewer.  Journal of Social Studies Research.

Associate Editor.  International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences.

Reviewer.  American Educational Research Association.

Reviewer.  Midwest History of Education Society.

Reviewer and Evaluator, National Park Service—Teaching with Historic Places, Washington, DC, 2008.

Consultant Activities

Presenter. MCPS Assessment Institute: Formative Assessment and Standards-Based Grading. June 2015.

Project advisor.  EIRE Planning Grant. Institute of Museum and Library Sciences, 2014-2015.

Curriculum development instructor and consultant for Mansfield Center Study of the U.S. Institute on Secondary Education grant:  American Studies through the Lens of Democracy and Citizenship, May-June 2015.

Proofreader and editor for Writing Postcolonial Histories of Intercultural Education. Heike Niedrig and Christian Ydesen (Eds.). Vol. 2. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang Verlag, Fall 2010-Spring 2011.

Invited consultant for the National History Education Clearinghouse’s Teacher Educator Forum, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, 16 April 2010.

Reviewer.  Editorial Directions Publishing.  January 2010.

Research advisor for Fulbright Teaching Fellows, United States Department of State and Academy for Educational Development, Washington, DC, August 2009.

Program Reviewer for Summer Institute for Teachers, United States Institute of Peace, Washington, DC, April 2008.

Reviewer and Evaluator, United States Institute of Peace, Washington, DC, 2008.

Curriculum Developer, United States Institute of Peace, Washington, DC, 2002-2003.

Department and University Service

State of Montana

Advisory Board, Learning MediaMontana PBS, Summer 2018-Present.

Advisory Board, Montana Digital Academy, January 2018-Present.

Member, Rural Educator Recruitment and Retention Taskforce, Fall 2017-Present.

Co-founder and Vice President, Montana Chapter of the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education, Summer 2016-Present.

Member, Montana Social Studies Standards Committee, Fall 2013-Present.

Phyllis J. Washington College of Education and Human Sciences

Chair, Department of Teaching and Learning, Summer 2016-December 2017.

Associate Chair, Department of Teaching and Learning, 2015-2016.

Member, Professional Education Council, Fall 2013-Present.

Member, Graduate Committee, Fall 2013-Present.

Member, LAB Preschool Search Committee, Summer 2015.

Member, LAB Preschool Advisory Board, 2015-Present.

Organizer, iCivics Demonstration in Honor of Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, 13 September 2013.

University of Montana

Member, University Budget Committee, Fall 2018-Present.

Chair, Search Committee for Vice Provost for Student Success, Fall 2018.

Member, Academic Standards and Curriculum Review Committee, Fall 2014-Spring 2016.

Member, University Research Council, Fall 2013-Present.

MEA-MFT

Schertz, M and Lawrence, A.  (2014).  Session:  Ancient and Medieval Empires of the Americas.  MEA-MFT, Missoula, Montana, 16-17 November 2014.

Schertz, M and Lawrence, A.  (2014).  Session:  Ethical Dilemmas in Teaching.  MEA-MFT, Missoula, Montana, 16-17 November 2014.

American University’s School of Education, Teaching & Health

Member, Director of the Office of Teacher Education Search Committee, School of Education, Teaching & Health, Spring 2012.

Member, Doctoral Committee, School of Education, Teaching & Health, Fall 2008-Present.

Author, Social Studies Licensure Program at AU for the Specialized Program Area (SPA) Report for NCATE Accreditation, School of Education, Teaching & Health, 2008-2010, 2012.

Member, Teacher Education Committee, School of Education, Teaching & Health, American University, Fall 2006-Present.

Member, Teacher Education Committee, School of Education, Teaching & Health, American University, Fall 2006-Present.

Member, Science Education Search Committee, School of Education, Teaching & Health, Fall 2008-Spring 2009.

Member, Educational Psychology Search Committee, School of Education, Teaching & Health, Fall 2007-Spring 2008.

School of Education, Teaching & Health Faculty Representative, Preview Day, American University, July 2007, April 2008.

Observer and Speaker, Site Observation in Gallup McKinley Public Schools, Teaching American History Grant, 6-9 December 2006, 20-22 April 2007, 3 May 2008.

American University

Member, Washington Internship for Native Students Board, October 2010-Present

Secretary, Phi Beta Kappa, Spring 2009-Present.

Guest Speaker, Washington Internship for Native Students, 7 July 2010.

Session Chair, Robyn Rafferty Mathias Student Research Conference, 20 March 2010.

Panel presentation, Going the Digital Distance, Ann Ferren Teaching Conference, 8 January 2010.

Member, American Studies Search Committee, Summer 2009-Spring 2010.

Member, Mellon Committee, College of Arts and Sciences, American University, Fall 2007-Present.

Member, American Studies Advisory Board, College of Arts and Sciences, American University, Fall 2008-Present.

Member, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Advisory Board, College of Arts and Sciences, American University, Spring 2008-Present.

Guest Speaker, Washington Internship for Native Students, 22 October 2008.

Brown bag presentation, Using Blogs and Wikis in Distance Education, Center for Teaching Excellence, 26 September 2008.

Panel speaker, Race at American:  How are we doing?, Noontime Conversation, American University, 17 April 2008.

Panel speaker, Education for the Century Ahead, Eco-Sense, American University, 31 January 2008.

Professional Memberships

American Historical Association

History of Education Society

National Council of the Social Studies

Organization of American Historians

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