Public History Graduate Students

Current Public History Graduate Students

Alexander Bice

bice.a@husky.neu.edu

Cohort: 2019

Research Interest: Migration history, Cold War, 19th Century American political history, Newspapers and material culture

Bio: Alex Bice attended Carleton College, where he graduated with a BA in History and received the Ellen Rogers Steif Memorial Award. During his senior year, he interned with the Student Community Outreach Program Experience (SCOPE) where he taught 8th graders the tools of historical writing and research while helping the students prepare a research project and presentation based on local community history. This experience inspired him to pursue historical study and the presentation of history to the public as his career path; he is very excited for all the opportunities that Northeastern and Boston have to offer.

Fieldwork: National Atomic Testing Museum, Student Community Outreach Program Experience.

Jillian Decker

decker.j@husky.neu.edu

Cohort: 2019

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Sebastian Hardinger

hardinger.s@husky.neu.edu

Cohort: 2019

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Mahala Nyberg

nyberg.m@husky.neu.edu

Cohort: 2018

Research Interest: Oral history, Modern America, World War II, Museums and public outreach, Public Policy, Digital humanities

Fieldwork: Oneida County History Center, Adirondack Experience: The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake, Onondaga Historical Association, Chilean Arpillera Project, Roger Williams Project

Anjelica Oswald

oswald.a@husky.neu.edu

Cohort: 2019

Research Interest: 19th and mid-20th-century British and American history, women in wartime

Bio: Anjelica Oswald graduated from Ohio University in 2015 as a Templeton Scholar with a BS in Journalism and minors in Spanish and political science. She interned for the Hollywood Reporter in Los Angeles and later moved to New York City where she worked for Business Insider and INSIDER for three years as a video producer and pop culture reporter. She decided to change careers after a trip to Scotland made her realize her passion for historical research and is furthering her education by pursuing an MA in public history at Northeastern.

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Hailey Philbin

philibin.h@husky.neu.edu

Cohort: 2018

Research Interest: Post-World War II public memory; Political cartoon rhetoric

Fieldwork: National Archives; National Museum of American History

Carly Quinn

quinn.c@husky.neu.edu

Cohort: 2018

Research Interest: Cold War, Intelligence and Espionage, Pop Culture and Film

Fieldwork: Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, The Mark Twain House and Museum

Danielle Rose

rose.da@husky.neu.edu

Cohort: 2019

Research Interest: African American history, Oral history and storytelling, Museums and community engagement

Bio: Danielle Rose previously attended the University of Florida, where she interned at the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program. She graduated in 2016 with a BA in history and minor in communication studies, and began working as a museum educator at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens in Miami, Florida. She is interested in exploring how museums utilize technology and community engagement programs to provide more inclusive and accessible spaces.

Fieldwork: Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

Alicia Svenson

svenson.a@husky.neu.edu

Cohort: 2019

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Meg Szydlik

szydlik.m@husky.neu.edu

Cohort: 2018

Research Interest: Digital Humanities, Early American history, women's history

Bio: Meg Szydlik anticipates graduating with her MA in public history from Northeastern in 2020. She received her BA in history from Ramapo College of New Jersey in 2017. She attended UNH's inaugural Public Humanities Summer Institute in 2019. Her experience in the public history field includes doing both research and public work for projects such as the Jane Addams Papers Project, the National Women's History Museum, and the Women Writers Project. She recently curated a digital exhibit on women in politics through the lens of public broadcasting for the American Archive of Public Broadcasting, a partnership between WGBH's Media Library Archives in Boston and the Library of Congress in DC. She will also receive a certificate in digital humanities from Northeastern, for which she is working on a digital archive that collects the responses of the disabled community to representations of disability on screen media.

Fieldwork: Women Writer's Project, American Archive of Public Broadcasting, Old North Church

Shannon Webber

webber.sh@husky.neu.edu

Cohort: 2018

Research Interest: Digital Humanities and Storytelling; Modern American social and cultural history; History of North American Indigenous peoples

Fieldwork: Naval History and Heritage Command; Franklin Delano Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum

Grace Woodward

woodward.g@husky.neu.edu

Cohort: 2018

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