Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

Grad Certificate, Web Design and Development

University of Denver (Denver, CO)

 

M.S.  Science and Technology Studies

Virginia Polytechnic and State University  (Blacksburg, VA)

Thesis Title: Cyborg Butterflies, Liminal Medicine: A History of Thyroid Hormone Treatment, 1890-1970

 

B.A. Mathematics and English

Hollins University (Roanoke, VA)

Concentrations: Digital Media and Creative Writing

Budapest Semesters in Mathematics (Budapest, Hungary)

 

CREATIVE DIGITAL WORK

web-book: In Divisible Cities (punctum books, 2013)

author: Dominic Pettman

A hand-coded and whimsical digital publication that accompanies a physical and ebook from punctum books, In Divisible Cities is a playful and interactive exploration of Pettman’s text. (HTML/CSS, jQuery, PHP)

 

web-book: Making the Geologic Now (punctum books, 2012)

editors: Elizabeth Ellsworth + Jamie Kruse

A multimedia and hand-coded digital compendium to a beautifully-designed physical and ebook from punctum books, Making the Geologic Now offers readers a chance to break the text into components, as well as trace current discussions and interact with the text via social media on the discussions + sightings page. (PHP, HTML/CSS, jQuery)

 

web-text: The Waccamaw Interview Wheel (waccamaw journal, 2012)

orchestrated by: Jason Ockert

An interactive game of chance featuring a round-robin of interviews with award-winning writers, The Waccamaw Interview Wheel was designed and coded from scratch using a combination of Adobe Flash and open-source programs such as Gimp and Vector. (HTML/CSS, Flash, ActionScript)

 

digital art: bodies/organs: a body archive (2009)

Based on the interviews of over 15 women at a small women’s university, bodies/organs attempts to create an abstracted and affective archive that chronicles the relationships of women within these historically queer spaces. (HTML/CSS, Flash)

 

 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Digital Media Research Assistant, Lowcountry Foodways Project, 2011

Trident Technical Community College and Avery Research Center (Laura Barfield)

  • Wrote extensive report outlining best practices for digital community archives
  • Developed workplan for future digital interface to collect community’s stories
  • Conducted extensive primary and secondary research of digital memory banks and archives

 

Thesis Research, Cyborg Butterflies, Liminal Medicine, 2010-2011

Virginia Tech (Bernice Hausman)

  • Extensively reviewed and organized medical journal articles, illustrations and references from the 19th through 20th centuries
  • Gave progress presentations and research proposals on independent research

 

Research Assistant, The Hollins Community Project, 2007-2008

Hollins University/Virginia Tech (Jen Boyle, Deborah Tatar and Steve Harrison)

  • Collaborated on project on narrative technology-assisted environments
  • Coordinated communication and meetings between teams at VT and Hollins University
  • Assisted in preparing, writing and revising publications

 

Research Assistant, Scaling Up SimCalc Project, 2007-2008

Virginia Polytechnic and State University (Deborah Tatar)

  • Researched factors in implementing successful educational technology
  • Used grounded theory to qualitatively code over 100 interviews
  • Collaborated with large, multi-institutional research team

 

Researcher/Developer, Quantitative Reasoning Requirement in English, 2006

Hollins University (Phyllis Mellinger)

  • Developed quantitative component of English courses
  • Conducted independent pedagogical and background research into cross-curriculum quantitative knowledge

 

 

PUBLICATIONS AND REPORTS

Crandell, Alli. “A Survey of Digital Memory Banks.” A Report for the Lowcountry Foodways Project, funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services Planning Grant.

Boyle, Jen and Alli Crandell.  “The Hollins Community Project: New Media, Narrative, and Affective History,” Mobile Media.  Wi: Journal of Mobile Media, Spring 2009. http://wi.hexagram.ca/

Schaefer, Matt; Deborah Tatar; Steve Harrison and Alli Crandell.  “Using Place as Provocation: In situ collaborative narrative construction,” Learning While Mobile.  Journal of the Research Center for Educational Technology, Spring 2008. < http://www.rcetj.org/>

 

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Southeastern Library Association/South Carolina Library Association, 2014

“Redefining the University Press”

Columbia, SC

Gender, Bodies and Technology Conference, 2012

“Victorian Chimeras: the emergence of organotherapy, animality and gender”

Virginia Polytechnic and State University, Blacksburg, VA

Gender, Bodies and Technology Conference, 2010

“bodies/organs: an affective body archive”

Virginia Polytechnic and State University, Blacksburg, VA

Shenandoah Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Conference

James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA

 

 

TEACHING APPOINTMENTS

Digital Content Coordinator, The Athenaeum Press, 2013-

Coastal Carolina University

Instructor, Science and Technology Studies, 2010-2011

Virginia Polytechnic and State University

Engineering Cultures (online)

 

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Science and Technology Studies, Fall 2009-Spring 2010

Virginia Polytechnic and State University (Saul Halfon, Matt Wisnioski)

Engineering Cultures

Introduction to Science, Technology and the Humanities

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Digital Content Coordinator, Coastal Carolina University

Cultural Arts Program Assistant, Coastal Carolina University

Student Success and Technology Center Coordinator, Horry Georgetown Community College

Algebra Readiness Instructor, Roanoke City Public Schools

Mathematics/SAT/GRE/Writing Tutor, Freelance

Mathematics and Quantitative Reasoning Tutor, Hollins University

Art Department Assistant Administrator, Hollins University

 

 

PERFORMANCE WORK

Digital media and performance, The Lunch Box, 2008

        bodies in progress: an interactive exhibit

Performance Poet   FloydFest  2005, 2007

 

 

TECH SKILLS

Client Side: HTML5/CSS3, JavaScript/jQuery, Greensock Animation Library, Actionscript3/Flash

Server Side: PHP, MySQL/SQL/T-SQL, JSON/Atom

Web Design: Adobe Dreamweaver, Fireworks, InDesign, Komodo, NetBeans

Graphic Design: Inkscape, Adobe Illustrator, GIMP, Photoshop

Learning Management Software: Moodle, Blackboard, Scholar (Sakai), Canvas

Text Analysis: NVivo, JMP, Evernote, EndNote

Citation: OneNote, EndNote, Zotero

Presentation: Final Cut, PowerPoint, Adobe Presenter

Web Utilities and CMS: T4, WordPress, Omeka, Drupal, Scalar

 

 

SOCIETIES, HONORS AND AWARDS

Gender, Bodies and Technology Research Colloquium (GBT)

South Carolina Federation of Museums (SCFM)

Southeaster Library Association (SELA)

Society for Science in the Social Sciences (4S)

Society for Language, Science and the Arts (SLSA)

Humanities, Arts, Science and Technology Advanced Collaboratory (HASTAC)

Graduate Teaching Assistantship (2009-2011)

Phi Kappa Phi Invitation (2011)

Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

Sigma Tau Delta Honor Society