History Making Productions, Philadelphia, PA, US, Marketing, Communications, Grants, Administration
Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, New York, NY, US, Peter Krueger Curatorial Intern
Providing assistance to both the Product Design and the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design departments in conducting research and writing for the museum’s reopening, as well as object handling and updating TMS.
Dr. George Thomas, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US, Research Assistant
Conducted research on Frank Furness for Professor George Thomas. Digitized and recorded 600+ architectural images.
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, US, Curatorial Assistant
Helped to research and organize components of Building a Masterpiece: Frank Furness’ Factory for Art (September- December 2012). Produced digital presentations on Frank Furness. Conducted general research and archival inquiries.
Friday Architects, Philadelphia, PA, US, Urban Studies Intern
Conducted research and compiled information for commissions. Produced visual and textual documents for clients and collaborators.
Scenic Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, US, Communications Intern
Wrote press releases, managed website updates, wrote donor letters, created curriculum for summer outreach program for Philadelphia youth.
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, US, Architectural Intern
Assisted curator of Historical American Art in researching and compiling information regarding a forthcoming Frank Furness exhibit. Projects included archival research, producing an item catalogue, and creating an informational PowerPoint, in addition to research on other exhibits.
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US, Bachelors, Urban Studies
Major in Urban Studies with an Honors thesis on Louis I. Kahn's defense housing development, Pennypack Woods. Double minor in Architectural History and English. Graduated Summa Cum Laude, 3.93 GPA. Phi Beta Kappa. Dean's List, 2009-2013.
University College London (UCL), London, England , Urban Planning
Fall semester abroad at the Bartlett School of the Built Environment.
Norman Glickman Best Senior Paper Award, 1st Place
Award from the Urban Studies department for the best senior thesis.
Jacques Gordon Award, Grant
Award from the Urban Studies department for a student working in a public service internship. Received award for my work at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.
The Civic House Public Interest Internship Fund provide support for selected University of Pennsylvania undergraduates who have secured summer internships with a nonprofit or public sector organization. Funded my work at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.
Funded my research on the institutional influence of the Franklin Institute throughout 19th century Philadelphia.
Senior Creative Writing Award, Award
Granted to one student each year at Mamaroneck High School.
Excellence in Writing Award, from the Association of University Women, Award
National Gold Metal for Poetry, Award
The Scholastic Arts and Writers Award
Carolyn Kizer Award, 1st Place
University of Washington, Seattle Review. For the poem, "The Fibonacci Code."