Job Description: Manage daily operations of presidential library and museum
Oversee programs, exhibits, internal research and special events
Work on university long-range planning and museum budget
Maintain network with Lincoln and Civil War Scholars and museums
Public presentations on documentaries, local TV and to regional civic and educational groups
Work with professional staff and interns on relevant museum research projects
Standing member of the University Research Committee
Office: Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum
Research areas: Museum operations in the United States and Inland River Navigation prior to steam technology.
Guest Scholar: Making Sense of the American Civil War program at the London Kentucky Public Library, 2012 and University of Virginia at Wise in Public History, from 2012.
Book Review – Lincoln Herald Vol 113(4) (Winter 2012): “Killing Lincoln: A Near Fiction” – A review of Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Duggard.
Guest lecturer: Lincoln and the Constitution Knoxville County Public Library and the East Knoxville Historical Society, January 2012.
Book chapter: “Abraham Lincoln and African Americans: A View Across the Racial Divide” in Abraham Lincoln, Kentucky African Americans and the Constitution. (Underground Railroad Research Institute: University of Louisville) February 2010
Course Pack: Introduction to Human Geography: Geo 211. LAD Custom Publishing, 2010
Book Reviewer, American Association for State and Local History (AASLH): Beginning February 2007.
Hiking, fine scale modeling, music: trombone and highland bagpipes.