Cooperstown Graduate Program

class of 2014


Mary Alexander
B.A. University of Arizona; majors in Anthropology and History
Experience: Arizona Historical Society, Arizona State Museum, Western Archaeological and Conservation Center, Museums of Old York, Old Sturbridge Village, and the Phoenix Public Library.
Hometown: Phoenix, AZ 

Cassie Cavanaugh
B.A. Wayne State College; majors in Computer Science, Programming, and Networking
Experience: Joslyn Art Museum and the Durham Western Heritage Museum.
Hometown: Omaha, NE

Samantha Clink
B.A. State University of New York College at Oneonta; major in History, minor in Spanish
Experience: NYSHA, Fenimore Art Museum, and The Farmers' Museum
Hometown: Greene, New York

Elizabeth Congdon
B.F.A. Syracuse University; major in Art History and Studio Art, minor in Management
Experience: XL Projects Art Gallery, Museo dell'Opera del Duomo (Florence), Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, and the Fenimore Art Museum.
Hometown: Bath, NY

Patrick Dickerson
B.A. Towson University; majors History and Spanish, minor in Museum Studies
Experience: Maryland Historical Society, Walters Art Museum, Maryland Science Center, and the Baltimore Museum of Industry.
Hometown: Jarrettsville, MD

Georgiana Drain
B.A. Brown University; major in History
Experience: African American Museum in Philadelphia, Woodmere Art Museum, and the Barnes Foundation.
Hometown: Philadelphia, PA

Meghan Evans
B.A. University of St. Thomas; major in Classical Civilizations
Experience: Minnesota Historical Society and the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
Hometown: Saint Paul, Minnesota

Eric Feingold
B.A. University of Vermont; major in Anthropology, minor in Geography
Experience: National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, the Fenimore Art Museum, the Farmers' Museum, Senator John Heinz History Center, Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History, Mattress Factory Art Museum, and the Fleming Museum.
Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA

Emily Hopkins
B.A. Clemson University; major in History, minor in Geography
Experience: American Association of State and Local History, Hyde Hall, Hanford Mills Museum, Oconee Heritage Center, Pendleton Historic Foundation, Clemson University Special Collections, Lunney House Museum, Glencoe Museum, Ingles' Ferry, and the Blacksburg Museum.
Hometown: Pendleton, SC

Lindsey Marolt
B.A. Truman State University; major in History, minor in English
Experience: Adair County Historical Society, Missouri History Museum, and the St Louis Art Museum.
Hometown: St. Louis MO

Michelle Paulus
B.S. Iowa State University; major in History, minors in Classical Studies and Anthropology
Experience: Munson-Williams Proctors Arts Institute, Glimmerglass Opera Company, Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Ames Historical society, Putnam Museum of Natural History and Science, University Museums at Iowa State University, Story City Historical Society, and the Farm House Museum.
Hometown: Long Grove, IA

Jillian Reese
B.A., Kalamazoo College; major in History, concentration in Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Experience: International Coalition of Sites of Conscience, Jane Addams Hull House Museum, The Henry Ford, Southwest Michigan Black Heritage Society, Forum Frauen und Geschlechterforshung at Universität Bonn, The Farmers' Museum, and New York State Historical Association.
Hometown: Detroit, MI

Britney Schline
B.A. College of the Holy Cross; major in Art History 
Experience: Berkshire Museum, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Schoharie County Historical Society, and the Iroquois Indian Museum.
Hometown: Cobleskill, NY 

Drew Ulrich
B.A. University of Colorado at Boulder; major in History
M. A. Sonoma State University; History
Experience: Redwood State and National Parks, Petaluma Historical Museum, Woodrow Wilson Center, and the Colorado State History Museum.
Hometown: San Diego, California

Caitlin Wolf
B.A. University of Redlands; major in History
Experience: Arlington House: The Robert E. Lee Memorial, The National Portrait Gallery, and The Sewall-Belmont House Museum.
Hometown: Palo Alto, California

Kahla E. Woodling
B.A. Susquehanna University; majors in History and Secondary Education
Experience: Nantucket Historical Association, The Farmers' Musuem, Plimoth Plantation, Slifer House & Museum, and the Packwood House.
Hometown: Middleburg, PA

class of 2015

Megan Culbert
B.M. The Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam; major in vocal preformance
Experience: New York State Historical Association Research Library, The Fenimore Art Museum, and the Springfield Historical Society.
Hometown: East Springfield, NY

Alex Dubois
B.A. Stonehill College; major in European history
Experience: National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, The Farmers' Museum, and theStonehill College Archives and Historical Collections.
Hometown: Cranston, RI

Fred Gold

Megan Hartmann

Araya Henry
B.A. SUNY Oneonta; major in history
Experience: New York State Historical Association, The Fenimore Art Museum, and the SUNY Oneonta Library Archives/Special Collections.
Hometown: Bronx, NY

Emily Hoffman
B.A. Indiana University of Pennsylvania; major in history
Experience: Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent, Jimmy Stewart Museum, Mercer Country Historical Society, and the IUP Special Collections and Archives.
Hometown: Slippery Rock, PA

Rick Kriebel
B.A. Grove City College; major in history
Experience: Brandywine Battlefield State Park, Pennsylvania Veterns' Museum, and the Schwenkfelder Library and Heritage Center.
Hometown: Thornton, PA

Christine Luthy
B.A. Gettysburg College; majors in history and classics
Experience: The Fenimore Art Museum, The Farmers' Museum, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Morven Museum and Garden, and the Kennedy Martin Stelle Farmstead.
Hometown: Basking Ridge, NJ

Amanda Magera
B.A. Texas State University; majors in anthropology and geography
Experience: The Fenimore Art Museum and the Witte Museum.
Hometown: Texas

Drew Radtke
B.A. University of Mary Washington; majors in history and historic preservation
Experience:  Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, Great Camp Sagamore, Pamplin Historical Park, and Riggs Ward Design.
Hometown: Richmond, VA

Jeanette Sanchez
B.A. SUNY Potsdam
Experience: College Archives and Special Collections at SUNY Potsdam
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY

Keith Sten
B.A. SUNY Geneseo; major in history
Experience: Milne Library Archives SUNY Geneseo
Hometown: Macungie, PA

Kirsten Swartz
B.A. Hamilton College; majors classical languages and English
Experience: Everson Art Museum and the Erie Canal Museum.
Hometown: Skaneateles, NY

Cyndi Tolosa
B.A. Columbia University; majors in architecture and French
Experience: Connecticut Landmarks, Butler-McCook House and Garden and Scenic Hudson.
Hometown: Bloomfield, CT

Stephanie Walker
B.F.A. Missouri State University; major in design
Experience: History Museum for Springfield-Greene County
Hometown: Waynesville, MO