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Cassandra is an aspiring Digital Historian with a focus on the medieval period. Some particular areas of interest include manuscripts and manuscript transmission, medieval medical practice, cultural histories of the book and library, and alternative-academic opportunities to explore these interests.
Cassandra earned a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in May 2015 and simultaneously earned a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Innovation from the same institution. She intends to utilize this interdisciplinary skillset to produce, maintain, and manage Digital Humanities projects.
Cassandra has also been a web developer since 2012, and over the next four years also took on the roles of technical lead and project manager within her development teams. She has experience working with modern web frameworks, such as Laravel and Ruby on Rails; various databases, including MySQL and Postgres; and both new and established web trends. She anticipates utilizing these skillsets to further her alt-ac career goals.
James A. Rawley Graduate Conference in the Humanities Co-Chair, 2017–2018