America and the First World War
Memorialization/Commemoration/Remembrance of the First World War
History and Memory
Modern U.S. and European Military History
Upon her arrival at Kansas State University in the fall of 2011, Jennifer shifted her historical focus from the Civil War to the First World War. Her dissertation examines how the United States commemorated the First World War, specifically focusing on Americans’ utilization of war memorials and soldier poetry to craft distinct memories of their participation in the war. In her time at Kansas State, Jennifer has served as a graduate teaching assistant (2011–2015) and a graduate editorial assistant for Kansas History: A Journal of the Central Plains (2015–present). She also serves as an instructor of U.S. History for Central Texas College at Fort Riley and an academic tutor for K-State Athletics. She is also the recipient of several departmental teaching and travel awards as well as a member of Phi Alpha Theta and Phi Kappa Phi.
Added October 2016