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Speakers:

  • Erin Bartram, Mark Twain House
  • Oenone Kubie, Oxford University 
  • Nicole Gipson, PhD Manchester, 2020

Speaker biographies:

Erin Bartram is the School Programs Coordinator at The Mark Twain House & Museum. She earned her Ph.D. at the University of Connecticut in 2015 and taught for three years at the University of Hartford before joining the museum. She is co-founder and editor of Contingent Magazine, and co-editor of the Rethinking Careers, Rethinking Academia series for the University Press of Kansas. Her work has appeared in the Washington Post, the Chronicle of Higher Education, U.S. Catholic Historian, and Religion & American Culture.
 
Oenone Kubie is a senior case writer at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford. She has a DPhil in History, which she completed in 2018. After working as a visiting research fellow at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas and exploring the academic job market in 2019, Oenone decided to transition away from a career as an academic and joined the Case Centre on Public Leadership in early 2020. She has since been involved in recruitment for the centre, in addition to her main roles researching and writing case studies. 
 
Nicole Gipson is a French American early career researcher who completed her PhD in American Studies at the University of Manchester in 2020. She was an Emerging Scholar (2021-2022) in the Global Urban History Project (GUHP) mentorship program. She recently completed a Teaching Fellowship at the University of Edinburgh.  She is currently working on a book project on family homelessness. Her research focuses on urban housing, homelessness, and poverty in the twentieth-century United States.


All welcome, this seminar is free to attend but booking is required.