Graduate Certificate 

Photographic Preservation and Collections Management

George Eastman Museum, Rochester, NY



Master of Fine Art

Visual Studies

Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY



Bachelor of Art (Magna Cum Laude)

Journalism/Mass Communication

St. Bonaventure University, St. Bonaventure, NY



Associate in Art (Honors Certificate)

Liberal/Fine Arts

Finger Lakes Community College, Canandaigua, NY


Work Experience

2008 - Present

Digitization Specialist

Digital Scholarship Lab, Rush Rhees Library, University of Rochester

  • Production of digital surrogates and born-digital content to support teaching and research activities, including audio, video, text, and images

  • Provides leadership in digital asset production by keeping abreast of technological innovation, format migration, and academic library trends for digital projects.

  • Liaise with project stakeholders through the entire project lifecycle, advising as necessary on how to navigate the many dimensions of a digitization project.

  • Classroom instruction in Reflectance Transformation Imaging, photogrammetry, digital imaging standards and best practices, photo history, and Photoshop

  • Supervision of graduate student assistants in the Digitization Lab

2013 - 2018

Photography Instructor/ Darkroom Monitor

Flower City Arts Center, Rochester, New York

  • Instructor of Introduction to Black and White Photography, Wet Plate Collodion, and Alternative Process Photography

  • Once monthly shift managing darkroom facilities, providing technical expertise in darkroom practices and basic photography to community members.



Manager, Newspaper and Microform Center

Rush Rhees Library, University of Rochester

  • Managed Microform Center including scanning and assisting in the development of digital delivery of documents

  • Review of and shifting of microform collection

  • Organized and oversaw library's newspaper subscriptions

  • Worked to interface library presence within Simon School of Business' SharePoint website



Custom Lab Technician

Maine Photographic Workshops

  • Assisted workshop students on a daily basis with film and image development

  • Daily processing of over 100 rolls of film and printing contact and work prints

  • Maintenance of lab space and ordering of supplies and equipment

  • Assisting students in troubleshooting camera and film problems


Special Projects


Digital St. George’s

Smith’s Island, Bermuda

Photographic documentation of archeological sites on Smith’s Island. Creation of a photographic catalogue of excavated diagnostic artifacts intended to illustrate field reports, as well as support additional scholarship in the field surrounding maritime archeological activities.


2016 – Present

Reading Blank Walls

Oplontis, Herculaneum, Stabiae, Italy

Field team member specializing in capturing GPS-embedded photo series for modeling, coordinating streaming image capture from the FLIR Infrared camera, and field processing UV, on site data management and best practices


2013 - Present

Reenvisioning Japan

University of Rochester

Responsible for Digital Imaging, Photography and Color Correction of non-film collection items, and the creation and organization of master digital surrogate archive.


Library Activities 

  • Member, Director of Digital Scholarship Lab Hiring Committee, 2017

  • Member, Library Systems Analyst Hiring Committee, 2017

  • Member, Rare Books & Special Collections Library Assistant Hiring Committee, 2016

  • Chair, Scare Fair Halloween Festival Committee, 2015

  • Member, Humanities Librarian Hiring Committee, 2015

  • Digital Asset Manager, Islandora Phase II Implementation Team, 2015 - Present

  • Chair, Digital Signage Content Group, 2015 - Present

  • Designer, Digital Signage Content Group, 2014 - 2015

  • Member, Communal Principles Project Committee, 2013 – 2017

  • Coordinator, Strategic Planning Exploration Group: Learning Spaces, 2013



Professional Development

Continuing Education

  • Image Processing and Computer Vision for non-CS majors, University of Rochester, 2018

  • Online Class: Programming for Humanists, Texas A&M University, 2015

  • Workshop: Preservation of Digitally Printed Materials for Libraries, Archives, and Museums, Image Permanence Institute, 2013

  • ALA Online Course: Using Wordpress to Build Library Websites, 2013

  • Graduate Class: Grant Writing for Educators, University of Rochester, 2012

  • Online Workshop: Digital Mapping, Rochester Regional Library Council, 2012

  • Workshop: CSS and HTML for Website Design, Visual Studies Workshop, 2011

  • University Leadership Program, University of Rochester, 2011

  • Digital Asset Management, University of Arizona Department of Online Learning, 2009


Conferences Attended

  • R-CHIVE Conference, RIT & University of Rochester, 2018

  • THAT Camp: The Humanities and Technology Camp, RIT & University of Rochester, 2018

  • Digital Transitions Cultural Heritage Roundtable, Morgan Museum, NYC, 2017

  • R-CHIVE Conference, RIT & University of Rochester, 2017

  • DH + Design Symposium, Georgia Tech, 2017

  • Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference, Rochester, 2014

  • Decoding the Digital, University of Rochester, 2013

  • THAT Camp: The Humanities and Technology Un-Conference, SUNY Geneseo, 2013

  • OLA Super Conference, Toronto, 2013

  • New York State Library Association Conference, Corning, 2011


  • Digital Scholarship Colloquium 2014: Pedagogy and Practice, Case Western, 2014: "Re-Envisioning Japan: a Faculty-DH Center Collaboration”