Micki Kaufman

Doctoral Student in US History, Digital Fellow, Academic Commons PM

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http://www.mickikaufman.com/blog/
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Education

Ph.D. Candidate in US History, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY.
Anticipated graduation: May 2017. Credits earned: 36. Written Exam passed August 21, 2012
Master of Arts in US History, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY, September 30, 2013
Bachelor of Arts in US History, summa cum laude, Columbia University, New York, NY, 2011
Associate In Arts in Music, Simon’s Rock of Bard College, Great Barrington, MA, 1987

Publications

“General, I Have Fought Just As Many Nuclear Wars As You Have” (co-author), American History Review, December 2012

Awards and Honors

Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Chapter
Academic Honor Society, Columbia University School of General Studies
Dean’s List, Columbia University School of General Studies, 2009 – 2011

Fellowships and Grants

Digital Fellow, CUNY Graduate Center, 2013-2014.
Provost’s Digital Innovation Grant, “Data Mining Diplomacy,” CUNY Graduate Center, 2012-2013, 2013-2014

Campus Talks

“Data Mining Diplomacy,” City University of New York’s Provost’s Digital Innovation Grant Showcase, October 4, 2012

“Everything on Paper Will Be Used Against Me: A Computational Analysis of Henry A. Kissinger’s Vietnam-Era Correspondence,” City University of New York History Graduate Student Conference, March 15, 2013

“Introduction to Data Visualization,” Workshop for the Interactive Technology and Pedagogy Program, CUNY Graduate Center, April 4, 2013

“Quantifying Kissinger: How to Evolve Historical Research in the Big Data Era,” Workshop for the History Department Brown Bag Series, CUNY Graduate Center, September 20th, 2013

“Text Analysis Methods in Humanities Research,” GC Digital Fellows Workshop, CUNY Graduate Center, November 11, 2013

Invited Talks

“Crowd-sourcing Cultural Diplomacy,” Government, Military and Culture in the Shaping of New American Diplomacy: A Joint Columbia University-West Point Conference on Cultural Diplomacy, April 27, 2012

“Data Mining Diplomacy,” City University of New York’s IT Conference, November 30, 2012

“Everything on Paper Will Be Used Against Me: A Computational Analysis of Henry A. Kissinger’s Vietnam-Era Correspondence,” ‘Theorizing The Web 2013’ Conference, March 2, 2013

“Speaking in Code (Invited Participant),” University of Virginia Scholars’ Lab, November 5, 2013

“Data Mining Diplomacy,” City University of New York’s IT Conference, December 4, 2013

Academic Interests

Member, History Department Executive Committee, CUNY Graduate Center, 2013-Present
Member, History Department Curriculum and Examinations Committee, CUNY Graduate Center, 2013-Present
Co-Leader, CUNY-GC Internet Research Team, 2013-Present
Project Manager, CUNY Academic Commons, CUNY Graduate Center, 2013-Present
Digital Humanities Consultant, Gotham Center, CUNY Graduate Center, 2012
Digital Humanities Coordinator, Hertog Global Strategy Initiative, Columbia University, 2009-2012
Digital Humanities Consultant, European Institute, Columbia University, 2011-2012
Adjunct Professor: History of the US Since 1865. Hunter College NY. Fall 2011.
Research Team Leader, ‘Data Mining Diplomacy,’ 2011-Present.
Researcher, ‘Nuclear Proliferation and Global Security,’ 2010-Present.
Researcher, ‘Counterinsurgency and Public Diplomacy’ 2009-Present.

Positions
  • Member, Curriculum and Examinations CommitteeHistory DepartmentCUNY Graduate Center
  • Member, Executive CommitteeHistory DepartmentCUNY Graduate Center
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