Publications & Presentations

  • Building your Gradebook in Edvance360,” Faculty Friday (Online Faculty Tutorial), Beal College, 2018.
  • Basics of Course Design,” Faculty Friday (Online Faculty Tutorial), Beal College, 2018.
  • “Teaching with Edvance360,” Faculty Friday (Faculty Development Workshop), Beal College, November 2018.
  • “Origins, Connectivity, and Exhaustibility: Northeastern Fisheries Policy and the Principles of 19th Century Marine Science,” Atlantic Canada Studies Conference, Fredericton, New Brunswick (May 3, 2014).
  • “Scenic Overlook: Changing Shapes of Downeast Maine from Cultivation to Canning to Climate Change,” invited lecture at University of Maine at Machias. (March 14, 2014).
  • “’A Vile Calumny’: Local Fisheries, International Waters, and Scientific and Institutional Theories and Practices at Grand Manan,” American Society for Environmental History (ASEH) Annual Conference, Toronto, Ontario. (April 2013).
  • “Headlands and Harbours, Fishermen and Flake Stuff: Contested Access, Jurisdiction, and Negotiated Management in the Nineteenth Century Fisheries of the Maritimes,” Lawrence Stokes Seminar (invited presentation), Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, (February 22, 2013)
  • “Spawning Stories of Fisheries Past.” Historians’ Forum, Mount Desert Island Historical Society. Invited presentation, Bar Harbor, Maine. (January 18, 2013).
  • “Inviting Coworkers: Linking Scholars of Atlantic Canada on the Twitter Backchannel.” Co-authored with Katherine O’Flaherty. Acadiensis vol. 41 no 2(Summer/Fall 2012).
  • “Online Teaching: For Naught or Skill to be Sought?” GradHacker, Inside Higher Ed, November 27, 2012. Click Here for Full Text.
  • “Steep Grade Ahead: Grad Students and Plagiarism,” GradHacker, Inside Higher Ed, November 12, 2012. Click Here for Full Text.
  • “Collaboration, Experimentation, and Solving the World’s Problems,” GradHacker, Inside Higher Ed, November 1, 2012. Click Here for Full Text.
  • “Shaping Department Culture,” GradHacker, Inside Higher Ed, September 18, 2012. Click Here for Full Text.
  • “Community, Wellness, and Economy: It’s What’s For Dinner,” GradHacker, Inside Higher Ed, September 9, 2012. Click Here for Full Text.
  • “‘Inviting Coworkers’: Linking Scholars of Atlantic Canada on the Twitter Backchannel” with Katherine O’Flaherty. Acadiensis, vol 41, no. 2 (Summer/Fall 2012) pp. 143-153. acadiensisfinaloflaherty-geeforumdec12
  • American Society for Environmental History (ASEH) Annual Conference, Madison Wisconsin.  Presented, “International Intrigue: Exhibitions, Gentlemen Scholars, and the Collaborative Origins of Modern Marine Science.” (March 2012).
  • University of Maine/University of New Brunswick International Graduate Student Conference, Fredericton, New Brunswick.  Proposed and participated in a roundtable called “Historicizing in the Northeastern American Bioregion: A Roundtable.” (October 2011).
  • “Seizing Opportunities in Marine Space.”  A research note/scholar profile for the NiCHE (Network in Canadian History & Environment) website. (August 2011).
  • CHESS 2011, St. Andrews, New Brunswick, moderated screening and discussion of “In the Same Boat,” a documentary film by director Martha Stiegman (2007).
  • “Bays and Barrens and Culture in Cans:  Reconceptualizing Coastal Landscapes in Downeast Maine,” in A Landscape History of New England, Richard Judd and Blake Harrison, eds. Boston, Massachusetts: MIT Press.  October, 2011.
  • University of Maine/University of New Brunswick International Graduate Student Conference, Orono, Maine.  Presented “Getting Their Feet Wet:  Collaboration and Rivalry in the Development of Nineteenth Century Marine Science.” Also moderated the roundtable discussion “The State of History Graduate Curricula” (October 2010).
  • University of Maine/University of New Brunswick International Graduate Student Conference, Fredericton, New Brunswick.  “Scenic Overlook:  Economic Stagnation, Romantic Tourism, and the Forgotten Coast of Downeast, Maine.” (September 2009).
  • HGSA Friday Seminar.  “A Deep Time Perspective onMaine’sDowneastCoast:  Geology and the Developing Connections Between Marine and Terrestrial Landscapes.” (September 2009).
  • “Gulf of Maine Cod in 1861: Historical Analysis of Fishery Logbooks, with Ecosystem Implications.” Co-authored, Fish and Fisheries, vol. 10, no. 3. 2009.
  • “Maritime Commerce” in The Encyclopedia of American Environmental History, Kathleen Brosnan, ed. Facts on File, June 2010.
  • NEHA (New England Historical Association) Conference in Portland, Maine.  Organized, proposed, and presented on a panel entitled, “Definitions and Dichotomies in the Environmental History of the Northeast.”  Presented, “Ecological Protectionism:  Resource Regulation and Treaty Law in the Late Nineteenth CenturyNorth AtlanticFisheries.” (April 2009).
  • HGSA Friday Noontime Seminar Series.  Abigail Davis and Robert Gee, “Nature by Definition:  Two Papers in Environmental History.”  (April 2009).
  • ASEH (American Society for Environmental History).  Annual Conference in Tallahassee, Florida.  Poster Presentation, “Rethinking the Academic Landscape:  Anticipating the Integration of Distance Education and Environmental History.” (February 2009).
  • “History and Policy in the Northeast.”  Designed, coordinated, and hosted an event in the ongoing forum series, sponsored by the McBride Endowment and the History Department.  The forum was entitled, “Population Dynamics:  Community, Science, and Policy in the Gulf of Maine Fisheries.”  (February 18, 2009).
  • Guest Lecturer for HTY 398:  The Creation of the Atlantic World: 1400-1888.  “Organic History:  The Promise of Environmental History in Atlantic World Studies.”  (January 27, 2009).
  • Alice Stewart Lecture Series.  Presented “North Atlantic Dragnet:  Failed Treaties, Fishery Protection, and Vessel Seizures in AtlanticCanada, 1870-1890.”  (October 2008).
  • University of Maine/University ofNew BrunswickAnnual Grad Student Conference.  Participated in a panel entitled “Environmental History:  The Nature of the Field.”  (October 2008).
  • ASEH.  Annual conference in Victoria, BC.  Presented, “Netting a Fisherman:  Failed Treaties, Vessel Seizures, and the Canadian Fishery Protection Service, 1870-1890.” (April 2004).
  • HMAP (History of Marine Animal Populations).  Presented “The Truth about the David J, Adams:  Fisheries History and the Obsolescence of Treaty Law on the Commons, 1870-1890.” (August 2001)
  • “Behind Old Prince: A Maritime History of Cape Porpoise, Maine.” Published in A Maritime Archaeological Survey in Cape Porpoise, Maine.  Survey was part of the New England Shipwreck Survey Initiative (NESSI), published by the Institute of Maritime History for the Maine Historic Preservation Commission, 2002.

 

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