Curriculum Vitae

Katherine Riley
Hagley Scholar
Department of History, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19711

Education
M.A. History, University of Delaware, expected 2018
Hagley Program in Capitalism, Technology, and Culture, with Museum Studies Certificate, Department of History

B.A. History, Frostburg State University, 2015
Magna cum laude, with department honors, Art History and Studio Art minors

Teaching Experience
Teaching Assistant, World History I, Fall 2017
Teaching Assistant and Discussion Section Leader, U.S. 1865-present, Fall 2016
Substitute teacher, Allegany County Public Schools, Maryland, Spring 2016

Department and Professional Service*
Co-Organizer, “Tales from the Hunt,” A Job Market Roundtable Talk, upcoming February 2018
President, Hagley Working Group, 2017-present
Co-Organizer of Hagley Scholar Symposium, 2017-present
Co-Coordinator, History Department Workshop, 2017-present
National History Day Judge, Delaware, May 2017

Museum and Public History Experience*
Stewart Fellowship Intern at the Delaware Historical Society, Summer 2017
SWAT Collections Care Volunteer, Winter 2017
Sustaining Places Website Redevelopment Team, Fall 2016

Presentations
History Graduate Student Conference, Loyola University, Chicago, November 2017
“‘Sweaters You Can Make’: Knitting, Gender, and Tradition in the United States during the
Interwar Period”

English Department Colloquium, Frostburg State University, Spring 2014
“Art and Books and Back Again: A Literacy Memoir,” English Department Colloquium, Frostburg State University

Undergraduate Research Symposium, Frostburg State University, Spring 2013
“The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood: The Avant-Garde Who Rejected and Embraced Tradition”

Teaching and Research Interests
19th and 20th century United States history, Women and Gender Studies, Capitalism, Emotions, Cultural history

Foreign Language
Intermediate French

Professional Membership
Business History Conference, American Studies Association, American Historical Association

Digital Skills
Advanced ability in Microsoft Office, Google Drive, Adobe Photoshop, WordPress, Past Perfect
Intermediate ability in Adobe Illustrator, Omeka

*For more about my department service and professional experience, see my Projects page.