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

website: punctumbooks redesign (punctum books, 2016)

punctum books is a open-access publisher who had grown out of their previous WordPress installation. I developed a customized graduated open-access system to encourage sustained support through subscriptions and graduated downloads. (WordPress customization)

 

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)

Thesis Research, Cyborg Butterflies, Liminal Medicine, 2010-2011
Virginia Tech (Bernice Hausman)

Research Assistant, The Hollins Community Project, 2007-2008
Hollins University/Virginia Tech (Jen Boyle, Deborah Tatar and Steve Harrison)

Research Assistant, Scaling Up SimCalc Project, 2007-2008
Virginia Polytechnic and State University (Deborah Tatar)

Researcher/Developer, Quantitative Reasoning Requirement in English, 2006
Hollins University (Phyllis Mellinger)

 

 

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/>

 

GRANTS AND DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

National Park Service Civil Rights Heritage Grant ($104,000), “Sandy Island Cultural Initiative,” Co-Author with Eric Crawford, Awarded 2017

SC Humanities Mini-Grant ($2,000), “A War on Two Fronts Exhibit,” Principal Investigator, Awarded 2015

 

REVIEWED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

South Carolina Museum Conference, 2015

“Collaborations between Universities and Museums” with the Horry County Museum, discussing A War on Two Fronts from The Athenaeum Press

Edgefield, South Carolina

South Carolina Museum Conference, 2014

“Successful Collaborations on Local Archives” with the Horry County Museum, discussing The Wealth of Nothing from The Athenaeum Press

Florence, South Carolina

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

Instructor, 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

 

POSITIONS

Director of Digital Initiatives, Coastal Carolina University

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

 

 

SKILLS

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

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

Web Design: 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

Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts Staff Recognition Award, 2017

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