Masters | Heritage Studies & Public History
University of Minnesota 2019

Bachelor of Arts | Art History
Augsburg University
Honors Student; Outstanding Senior Leader of the Year.


Award of Excellence | 2019
American Association for State and Local History

This award recognizes excellence for projects including civic engagement, special projects, educational programs, exhibits, publications.

Student Project Award | 2019
National Council on Public History
This award recognizes the contributions of student work to the field of public history.

Minnesota History Award | 2019
Minnesota Alliance of Local History Museums
This award highlights those who have achieved excellence in historical interpretation in the state of Minnesota.

Josie R. Johnson Human Rights and Social Justice Award | 2018
University of Minnesota Office of Equity & Diversity

This award honors University of Minnesota faculty, staff, and students who exemplify Dr. Johnson’s commitment to creating respectful and inclusive living, learning, and working environments.

Outstanding Senior Leader of the Year | 2013
Augsburg University
This award recognizes students from their respective classes who have shown leadership at Augsburg in their academics, involvement in co-curricular activities, and commitment to service work and outreach in the community.

Nancy T. Kelley Female Writer Award | 2011

Awarded to an outstanding female student with an interest in writing.


The National Council on Public History | 2020
Session Title: Facilitating History in the “Flyover States”: Institutional Memory and the Midwest
**Moved online due to the COVID-19 pandemic

The National Council on Public History | 2019
Session Title: Owning Up: Public Histories of Racism and Housing

The Association of Academic Museums and Galleries | 2019
Session Title: Beyond the Ivory Tower: Public History for Community Engagement and Social Justice