Museums

My museum specialities lie in managing and interpreting eighteenth- and nineteenth-century

Nicole cataloguing hunting, fishing, and boating tools at the Upper Bay Museum in North East, MD (2014)
Nicole cataloguing hunting, fishing, and boating tools at the Upper Bay Museum in North East, MD (2014)

American material culture. I believe in the importance of gaining, maintaining, and advocating for intellectual control over museum collections and using those collections and related resources to develop primary source-based programming. I have several years of experience getting to know the region’s historical treasures through my work with the IMLS-funded Sustaining Places program at the University of Delaware, at Winterthur, through my dissertation fieldwork, and through my work as curator at Red Bank Battlefield Park in National Park, New Jersey.