Curriculum Vitae

 

EDUCATION                                                                                                                                                   

                                                                                                                                                  

New York University, New York, New York

Dissertation: “The Utopia of the New Economy: A Political History of the Silicon Valley, 1945-1995”

Doctor of Philosophy degree in History expected July 2018

Faculty Advisors:  Professors Thomas Bender, Linda Gordon, Andrew Needham, Julia Ott, and Dean Maria Montoya

 

Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York

Bachelor of Arts in History, Cum Laude, 2007

Minor in Spanish

 

Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service, Washington, D.C. and Quito, Ecuador

Language Certification in Spanish, Summer 2005                                         

 

 

GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS                                                                                                                         

 

 

The University of California Science and Justice Research Center, Santa Cruz, California, Visiting Scholar     

Summer 2018

 

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Visiting Scholars Program, Finalist               

Fall 2018-Spring 2019

                         

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, New York, New York, Dissertation Fellowship in History                                    

Fall 2017-Spring 2018

 

The University of Virginia Miller Center and Hagley Library, Charlottesville, Virginia and Wilmington, Delaware

Dissertation Fellowship in Business and Politics      

July 2016-June 2017

 

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, New York, New York, Dissertation Fellowship in History, Awarded                        

Fall 2016-Spring 2017

 

American Association of University Women, Washington, D.C., Dissertation Fellowship, Alternate            

Fall 2016-Spring 2017

 

New York University, New York, New York, Henry M. MacCracken Fellowship                                     

Fall 2011-Summer 2016

 

Global Research Institute, London, United Kingdom, Provost’s Fellowship, Awarded                                                                 

Fall 2016

 

New York University, New York, New York, Fall Travel Grant                                                                                          

Fall 2016

 

Huntington Library-Western History Association, San Marino, California, Martin Ridge Residential Fellowship                        

Summer 2016

 

The Charles Redd Center for Western Studies, Provo, Utah, Annaley Naegle Redd Award in Women’s History                       

Spring 2015

 

Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, Eliza Buffington Alumni Fellowship for Original Research               

Spring 2015-Spring 2016

 

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, New York, New York, Pre-Dissertation Writing Fellowship                                                  

Summer 2013

 

New York University, New York, New York, Summer Travel Grant                                                                   

Summer 2014

 

Global Research Institute, Washington, D.C., Provost’s Fellowship                                                                        

 Spring 2014

 

Berkshire Conference of Women Historians, Toronto, Canada, Travel Grant                                                    

 Spring 2014

 

New York University, New York, New York, Spring Travel Grant                                                                    

Spring 2014

 

American Historical Association, Pacific Coast Branch, San Marino, California, President’s Travel Award                      

August 2013

 

Fulbright Fellowship, Budapest, Hungary, Teaching Fellow                                                                  

Fall 2007-Spring 2008

 

 

EMPLOYMENT                                                                                                                                               

 
The Radical History Review, New York, New York, Associate Editor                                                                

2014-2015

 

New York University, Department of History, History of Women and Gender Workshop, Program Assistant                       

2014 and 2018

 

Harvard University Press, New York, New York, Editorial Assistant to the Senior Executive Editor in History                             

2008–2011

 

PUBLICATIONS                                                                                                                                             

 

“Subcontracting: Silicon Valley’s Riskiest Work.” The Washington Post, Washington, D.C., November 16th, 2017. Peer reviewed.

 

“Reverse Commute.” In Space, Place and Community: Seeking a Regional History of the Bay Area, working title, edited by Jason Heppler and  Lindsey Passenger Wieck. Berkeley, CA: The University of California Press, commissioned article, currently under consideration.

 

Book Review: “Classroom Wars: Language, Sex, and the Making of Modern Political Culture,” by Natalia Mehlman Petrzela. Southern California Quarterly, Volume 99.4.

 

“Visions for the Suburban City in the Age of Decolonization: Chicana Activism in the Silicon Valley, 1965–75.” In Women’s Activism and “Second Wave” Feminism: Transnational Histories, edited by Barbara Molony and Jennifer Nelson. London: Bloomsbury Press, 2017, pages 216-230. 

 

PRESENTATIONS                                                                                                                                           

 

Labor and Working Class History Association Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington                                         

 June 2017

Spaces of Work and Struggle: Community Coalitions, Technology, Flexibility, and Place-Based Labor Movements

 

Berkshire Conference of Women Historians Annual Meeting, Hempstead, New York                                                      

May 2017

Surviving Silicon Valley: Women’s Labor and Environmental Activism in the Semiconductor Industry

 

The University of Virginia Miller Center National Fellowship Conference, Charlottesville, Virginia                        

May 2017

The Environmental Movement and Corporate Altruism

 

Urban History Association Meeting, Chicago, Illinois                                                                                   

October 2016

The Emerging Literatures of the Silicon Valley Roundtable

 

Urban History Association Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania                                                                     

October 2014

Visions for the Suburban City in the Age of Decolonization: Third Worldist Activism in the Silicon Valley, 1960s and 1970s

 

Berkshire Conference of Women Historians Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada                                                 

May 2014

Mapping the Edges of Suburban Social Movements: Chicana Politics in the Late-Century Silicon Valley                                  

 

A Revolutionary Moment: Women’s Liberation Conference, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts                        

March 2014

Pushing Their Limits: Toward an Expanded Understanding of the Women’s Movement

 

American Historical Association, Pacific Coast Branch Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado                              

August 2013

Transforming Environmental Suburbia                                                                                      

 

Kruekeberg Policy and Planning Conference, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey                                 

February 2013

Environmental Suburbia: Gender, Policy, and the City in Late-Century California           

 

Graduate Student Conference, New York University, New York, New York                                                     

April 2012

Home-Made: Gender, Transportation, and Suburbanization in Mid-Century California                                         

 

Fulbright Commission Conference, Budapest, Hungary                                                                             

 Spring 2008

Classroom Politics: Gender Inequities in Hungarian Higher Education

 

TEACHING                                                                                                                                                     

 

Teaching Assistant and Recitation Instructor, New York University History Department, United States History after 1865        

2016

 

Teaching Assistant and Recitation Instructor, New York University History Department, United States History to 1865    

Fall 2013

 

Course Assistant, New York University History Department, The United States in the Era of the Blacklist                        

Fall 2012

 

Guest Lecturer, Queens College Department of Anthropology, American Apartheid                                            

November 2012

 

Fulbright Instructor, Karoli Gaspar University, Budapest, British Colonialism in India                                

Fall 2007-Spring 2008

 

Fulbright Instructor, Karoli Gaspar University, Budapest, The Politics of American Food                             

Fall 2007-Spring 2008

 

 

ADVISING                                                                                                                                                       

 

Kinga Menessy, Karoli Gaspar University, Budapest, Hungary                                                             

Fall 2007-Spring 2008

Master’s Thesis, Chicana Poetry and Identity in the Borderlands

 

Gabor Moskovitz, Karoli Gaspar University, Budapest, Hungary                                                           

Fall 2007-Spring 2008

Master’s Thesis, Film and the Intergenerational Trauma of the Holocaust

 

SERVICE                                                                                                                                                         

 

Graduate Student History Association, New York University History Department, Treasurer                                   2013-2014

 

Comprehensive Exam Committee, New York University History Department, Coordinator                                                 2013-2014

 

 

COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH                                                                                                                       

 

Hagley Research Seminar and Discussion Series, The Hagley Library and Museum, Wilmington, Delaware                         2016-Present

 

Western History Dissertators’ Workshop, Clements Center for Southwest Studies, Taos, New Mexico                        May 2016

 

Urban History Reading Group, University of California, Berkeley                                                                                 2015

 

Post-1945 World Humanities Seminar, New York University                                                                                      2014-Present

 

Dissertation Writing Workshop with Thomas Bender and Andrew Needham, New York University                               

2011-Present

 

Dissertation Writing Workshop with Linda Gordon, New York University                                                      

2011-Present

 

History of Women and Gender Group, New York University                                                                                      2011-Present

 

 PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS                                                                                                                     

 

The American Historical Association

 

The Berkshire Conference of Women Historians

 

The Coalition for Western Women’s History

 

Coordinating Council for Women in History

 

National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies

 

The Urban History Association

 

Western Association of Women Historians

 

The Western Historical Association

 

 

MEDIA                                                                                                                                                                       

  

Hagley Center for the History of Business, Technology, and Society, Wilmington, Delaware                       

December 2016

                                Stories from the Stacks Podcast

 

 

Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.                                                                                                           

July 2014

                                Researcher Spotlight, blogs.loc.gov

 

 

Lower East Side Stories, New York, New York, and Washington, D.C.                                                                

April- August 2014

                                Historical Consultant, Pilot Script

 

 

 

LANGUAGES                                                                                                                                                   

Spanish: Minor Degree in Spanish from Vassar College, and Proficiency Certified by Georgetown School of Foreign Service

 Hungarian: Advanced Beginner speaking skills        

 

 

REFERENCES

 

Professor Thomas Bender

University Professor of the Humanities and Professor of History

New York University

History Department

 

Professor Linda Gordon

University Professor of the Humanities and Florence Kelley Professor of History

New York University

History Department

 

Professor Andrew Needham

Associate Professor of History

New York University

History Department

 

Dean Maria Montoya

Dean of Arts and Sciences and Professor of History

New York University, Shanghai 

 

Professor Brian Balogh

Dorothy Danforth Compton Professor at the Miller Center and Professor of History

The University of Virginia

Corcoran Department of History

 

Mrs. Joyce Seltzer

Senior Executive Editor in History

Harvard University Press