Book Alert! Order NASA and the Long Civil Rights Movement now! Link My essay “Petite Engineer Likes Math, Music” is in this collection.
Academic fields of Interest: 20th Century US history, space history. History of Science and science education. Cold War history. Currently researching NASA’s role in science education in the Spacemobile program and its influence on domestic and international K-12 science pedagogy, 1960s to 2010s.
Writing Department TA Instructor, 2022/2023
Center for Cold War Studies, 2022 Fellow.
“Petite Engineer Likes Math, Music” in NASA and the Long Civil Rights Movement. Edited by Brian C. Odom and Stephen P. Waring. University of Florida Press. (2019)
Reader for History 166C: United States in the Twentieth Century (The Sixties)
Discussion Labs for History 2A World History
Discussion Labs for History 2C World History
Discussion Labs for History 4B Medieval and Early Modern Europe
Discussion Labs for History 4C Modern Europe
Discussion Labs for History 5 History of the Present
Discussion Labs for History 7 Great Issues in the History of Public Policy
Discussion Labs for History 17A The American People, 1492 – 1837
Discussion Labs for History 17C The American People – WWI to Present
Discussion Labs for History W2A
Awards & Professional Activities:
Spacemobile: NASA’s Entrance into American Science Education. History of Education Society’s Annual Meeting, Nov. 4-7, 2021. San Diego, CA
Spacemobile: NASA as a Science Educator and Popularizer. Science History Institute, https://www.sciencehistory.org/conferences/pedagogy-popularization-and-the-public-understanding-of-science. Oct. 23, 2020. My talk starts at 5:31:03 here.
NASA and the Long Civil Rights Movement. Edited by Brian C. Odom and Stephen P. Waring. University of Florida Press (2019) received the 2019 Eugene M. Emme Astronautical Literature Award from the American Astronautical Society. Announcement found here.
American Historical Association – Member
History of Education Society – Member
History of Science Society – Member