Curriculum Vitae

LACEY N. BONAR HULL

CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCATION

PhD in History, in progress, West Virginia University

Dissertation: “It’s Written All Over Your Face: A Cultural and Gender History of the Human Face in the Middle Ages”

Advisor: Dr. Kate Kelsey Staples

Major Field: Medieval History

Minor/Teaching Fields: Early Modern History, World History, Public History

                                                                                  

Graduate Certification in Women’s and Gender Studies, 2019, West Virginia University

                                                                                            

Graduate Certification in Cultural Resource Management (Public History), 2018, West Virginia University

    

M.A. in History, 2015, West Virginia University

Thesis: “Parishioner Labor in the Late Medieval Parish of Ashburton”Advisor: Dr. Kate Kelsey Staples

B.A. in History, 2012, Wheeling Jesuit University

RESEARCH INTERESTS AND TEACHING COMPETENCIES

Gender history, cultural history, women’s history, historical understandings of race and identity, court cultures and politics, disability studies, feminist theory

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Graduate Instructor of Record, West Virginia University Center for Women’s and Gender Studies, 2014-Present

Courses Taught:

  • WGST 170 Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies
  • WGST 170D Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies Online
  • WGST 220 Medieval Women Mystics
  • WGST 242 Women’s Health and Fitness
  • WGST 330 Feminist Theory
  • WGST 490 Undergraduate Teaching Practicum
  • WGST 790 Graduate Teaching Practicum

Graduate Instructor of Record, West Virginia University History Department, 2017-Present

Courses Taught:

  • HIST 101 Western Civilization
  • HIST 101D Western Civilization Online
  • HIST 203 Introduction to Medieval Europe

AWARDS AND GRANTS

  • Sherry L. Reames Graduate Student Travel Award, Hagiography Society, 2020
  • Academic Affairs Travel Grant, Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, West Virginia University, 2019
  • Greg Monahan Graduate Travel Award in European History, West Virginia University History Department, 2019
  • Research Travel Grant, West Virginia University History Department, 2019
  • Wesley M. Bagby III Scholarship, West Virginia University History Department, 2018
  • Research Mini-Grant, West Virginia University History Department, 2018
  • Velma Miller/West Virginia University Alliance for Women’s and Gender Studies Graduate Scholar Award, West Virginia University Center for Women’s and Gender Studies, 2018
  • Graduate Student Travel Grant, West Virginia University Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, 2017
  • Humanities Summer Internship Fellowship, West Virginia University Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, 2017
  • Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant, West Virginia University Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, 2017
  • Winifred South Knutti Graduate Scholarship in Women’s Studies, West Virginia University Center for Women’s and Gender Studies, 2016
  • Graduate Student Travel Grant, West Virginia University Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, 2016
  • Carl Del Signore Scholarship, WVU Foundation, West Virginia University, 2015
  • Graduate Student Travel Grant, West Virginia University Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, 2015
  • Dennis H. O’Brien Graduate Student Award and Tuition Waiver, West Virginia University History Department, 2012-2014

PUBLICATIONS

  • “M. Anna Parker Hall,” The Online Biographical Dictionary of the Woman Suffrage Movement in the United States. Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street Press, 2020
  • “Women in Uzbekistan.” Women’s Lives Around the World: A Global Encyclopedia. Susan Shaw, ed. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO Publishers, pp. 340-347, 2017

PRESENTATIONS

  • “Losing Face, Saving Grace: The Trope of Facial Disfigurement in Saints’ Lives,” International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan [accepted 2020; postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19 Pandemic], May 2021
  • “Disfigurement and (Dis)ability: The Trope of Facial Mutilation in Premodern Conduct Literature,” [Presenter and Session Organizer] National Women’s Studies Association Conference, San Francisco, California, November 2019
  • Panelist, “Writing Across Disciplines Workshop: Countering Epistemic Violence in a WGSS Research and Writing Accountability Group,” National Women’s Studies Association Conference, San Francisco, California, November 2019
  • “It’s Written All Over Your Face: Facial Manipulation Tropes in Women’s Conduct Literature,” International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 2019
  • Panelist, “Rethinking Entrepreneurship: Social Justice and Capitalist Logics,” National Women’s Studies Association Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, November 2018
  • “Losing Face: The Trope of Facial Disfigurement in Women’s Conduct Literature,” International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 2018
  • “Case Studies for Freedom Making,” National Women’s Studies Association Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, November 2017
  • “‘And therefor the wiff aught to suffer:’ A Rhetoric of Facial Beauty and Violence in The Book of the Knight of the Tower,” South Eastern Medieval Association Conference, Knoxville, Tennessee, October 2016
  • “Material Culture in a Late Medieval Parish as Evidenced through Churchwardens’ Accounts: The Case of Ashburton, 1482-1536,” Medieval and Renaissance Material Culture Conference, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, October 2015
  • “The Roles of Specialists and Tradesmen in the Creation of Material Culture for the Late Medieval Parish,” Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies Conference, Scottsdale, Arizona, February 2015

INVITED TALKS

  • “Conducting Research at International Archives: Navigating Archival Research in London, Oxford, and Paris,” Invited presentation given to the Graduate Colloquium, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, January 2020
  • “Losing Face, Saving Grace: Violence against Women’s Faces in the Middle Ages,” Center for Women’s and Gender Studies Fireside Chat Series, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, April 2018
  • “My Digital Humanities Internship: Layers of London,” Invited presentation given to a graduate and undergraduate Public History class “Digital History,” West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, February 2018

PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT/PUBLIC HISTORY WORK

  • Video Lecture, Talking Tudors Special Series: All Things Sixteenth Century Women, “Conduct Manuals as a Teaching Tool for Young Women in the Sixteenth Century,” Forthcoming August 2022
  • Podcast Interview, Tudors Dynasty Podcast, “Anne Boleyn’s First Appearance at the Tudor Court – the Château Vert Pageant,” Forthcoming April 2022
  • Podcast Interview, Talking Tudors, “Episode 131 – Mary Tudor Brandon,” https://talkingtudors.podbean.com/e/episode-131-mary-tudor-brandon-with-lacey-bonar-hull/, September 2021
  • Interview, Clio: Your Guide to History. West Virginia Women’s History Heritage Trail, “The History of Elizabeth Moore Hall,” Morgantown, WV, June 2019
  • Interview, Viral History, “History Quiz with ‘History with Cats,’” Ye Old Mitre Pub, London, http://www.viral-history.com/history-quiz-with-history-with-cats/. June 2018
  • Podcast Partnership video, “Catherine Howard,” Partnered with David Crowther’s The History of England Podcast to create a History with Cats video for his episode on the death of Catherine Howard, the fifth wife of King Henry VIII, March 2018
  • Creator, History with Catswww.historywithcats.com and @hstry_with_cats on Twitter. This is an interactive Public History project through which I aim to make history engaging and approachable for a broad audience by writing and recording short videos about historical events and people, which I recount while holding my cat. As of February 2022, @hstry_with_cats has over 4,000 Twitter “followers,” March 2018
  • Project Developer, West Virginia Women’s History CLIO Tour and Biographies, February 2017

INTERNSHIPS

“Layers of London” Digital Humanities Intern, Institute for Historical Research (IHR), University of London, 7-week internship. Summer 2017

BLOG POSTS

“My Summer Internship with the Layers of London Project.” West Virginia University Department of History. History.wvu.edu. May 2018

EMPLOYMENT

  • Graduate Instructor, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies, West Virginia University, 2014-Present
  • Graduate Instructor, History Department, West Virginia University, 2017-Present
  • Director’s Assistant, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies, West Virginia University, Summer 2020
  • Research Assistant, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies, West Virginia University, Summer 2017
  • Student Worker, History Department, West Virginia University, 2013-2014
  • West Virginia University Eberly College of Arts and Sciences Database Entry Project, 2013
  • First Year Experience Instructor, Wheeling Jesuit University, 2009-2012
  • History Tutor, Wheeling Jesuit University Academic Resource Center, 2009-2012
  • Graduate Instructor, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies, West Virginia University, 2014-Present
  • Graduate Instructor, History Department, West Virginia University, 2017-Present
  • Director’s Assistant, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies, West Virginia University, Summer 2020
  • Research Assistant, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies, West Virginia University, Summer 2017
  • Student Worker, History Department, West Virginia University, 2013-2014
  • West Virginia University Eberly College of Arts and Sciences Database Entry Project, 2013
  • First Year Experience Instructor, Wheeling Jesuit University, 2009-2012
  • History Tutor, Wheeling Jesuit University Academic Resource Center, 2009-2012

DEPARTMENT SERVICE

WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY HISTORY DEPARTMENT

  • Organizer and Presenter, Applying to Graduate School as a First-Generation College Student, presented to two Fairmont State University classes per semester, 2016-Present
  • Coordinator, History Graduate Student Association Conference and Workshops, West Virginia University, 2018
  • President, History Graduate Student Association, West Virginia University, 2017-2018
  • Activities Officer, History Graduate Student Association, West Virginia University, 2016-2017
  • Judge for State Round of National History Day, 2016

WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY CENTER FOR WOMEN’S AND GENDER STUDIES

  • Lead Graduate Instructor and Co-Teacher for WGST 790: Teaching Practicum, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies, West Virginia University, 2021-Present
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant Hiring Committee Member, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies, West Virginia University, 2016-Present
  • Coordinator, Undergraduate Research Showcase, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies, West Virginia University, 2014-Present
  • Award Recipient Selection Committee Member, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies, West Virginia University, 2021
  • Lead for Transition to online format due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies (WGST 170), Center for Women’s and Gender Studies, West Virginia University, 2020
  • Graduate Representative, Faculty Meetings for Women’s and Gender Studies Faculty, West Virginia University, 2018-2019
  • Graduate Representative, Advisory Council for the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies Faculty and Affiliates, West Virginia University, 2017-2019
  • Facilitation of departmental Strategic Transformation workshop for WGST Graduate Instructors, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies, West Virginia University, 2018
  • Course transition for all sections of Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies (WGST 170) from General Education Curriculum to General Education Foundations, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies, West Virginia University, 2017
  • Panelist, LGBTQ Equity Panel presented by Graduate Instructors from the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies, Diversity Week Panel, West Virginia University, 2015

SERVICE OUTSIDE OF WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY

MEMBERSHIPS

American Historical Association

Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship

American Society of Irish Medieval Studies

The Hagiography Society

North American Society for British Studies

LANGUAGES

Reading Proficiency in Latin

Reading Proficiency in French

Training in Medieval Latin Paleography