Chair, Disability, Material and Visual Cultures in Early America, Disability in the Vast Early Americas Conference, October 2023, University of Notre Dame, IN, October 21-22, 2023


Workshop, “From Project to Print: Professional Writing for Public Historians,” National Council on Public History Annual Conference, Saturday, April 15, 2023, 1-4PM EST, Atlanta, Georgia (in-person) | Access Copy – Word Doc | Access Copy – PDF

Panelist, Doing Accessible Digital History, American Historical Association Annual Meeting, January 2023  | Access Copy – Word Doc | Access Copy – PDF

Panelist, Disability Justice in Preservation, Preservation League of New York State, Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 12:00PM EST-1:30PM EST, FREE and online, ASL Interpretation | Access Copy – Word Doc | Access Copy – PDF

Disabilities Then, Disabilities Now (Democracy Conversation Project, NJ Humanities)

Panelist, “A Public Historian’s Toolkit for Disability Justice,” National Council on Public History Annual Conference, May 2022 (online). Access Copy Word Doc | Access Copy PDF

“Disability at Home in Early America,” Histories of the Body in Art, Science, and Society, Longfellow House-Washington’s Headquarters National Historic Sites Fall Lecture Series, November 18, 2021, 6:00-7:00PM EST (online, live-captioned, free). Access recording here.

Panelist, Disability in Early America, Disability and the American Past, Massachusetts Historical Society, October 7, 2021, 5:30-6:30PM EST. Access recording here.

Capstone Presentation, “Folklife and the Material Culture of Disability History in Early America,” Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife and Culture, June 25, 2021.

“The Material Culture of Gout and Physical Disability in Early America,” Creativity from Crisis, Newport Restoration Foundation, Thursday, April 8, 5:30PM EST.

Public History Writing Lab, National Council on Public History (NCPH) Annual Meeting, March 11, 2021.

Q&A  on Accessibility and Historic Preservation with Preservation New Jersey, February 25, 2021, 1:00PM EST.

Discussant, Making Disability Modern Roundtable Discussion, February 11, 2021, 12:15-1:15PM EST, Bard Graduate Center, Webinar.

“Seeing Disability in Early America,” Lees Seminar, December 4, 2020, 4:00PM-5:30PM.

“Crutches,” History of Science Society and Society for the History of Technology Virtual Forum Joint Round Table, October 10, 2020, Online only due to COVID-19.

“Disability Rights in the United States: A History in Three Parts,” Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum, August 13, 2020, 7PM CST/8PM EST (online).

“Building an Audience for Accessible Digital Programs,” New Jersey Historical Commission Webinar and NJ Humanities Webinar, May 28, 2020.

“Best Practices of Preserving Collections and Providing Access in a Crisis,” New Jersey Historical Commission Webinar Documenting Disaster: Lessons for Collecting and Interpreting COVID-19 History, April 20, 2020.

Accessibility Lab, Small Museum Association Annual Meeting, College Park, MD, February 16, 2020

You can check out my latest compilation of accessibility resources with this pdf or word doc.

Disability History for Preservation and Access, Striking the Balance: Access vs Preservation in Museums, Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts (CCAHA), Museum of the American Revolution, Philadelphia, PA, December 5, 2019.

“Accessing the Material Culture of Physical Disability in the Early Republic,” Society for Historians of the Early American Republic Annual Meeting (SHEAR), July 19, 2019

“Writing for History Publications,” American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) Webinar, May 30, 2019


National Park Service Disability History Handbook Community Forum and Scholars’ Roundtable

Member, Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife

Board Member, Disability History Association

Scholarship Advisory Committee (Publications and Programs), Newport Historical Society, Newport, RI

Grant reviewer for a variety of organizations