Gregory A. Hargreaves II – abbreviated CV

University of Delaware – Hagley Museum & Library –



 PhD Candidate – History – Hagley Program in Capitalism, Technology, & Culture – University of Delaware

     Fields: Environment, Technology, Capitalism, Public History

     Advisors: Arwen Mohun, PhD., Roger Horowitz, PhD., Paul Jackson, PhD.

 MA – History – Museum Studies Certificate – University of Delaware – 2015

 BA – History – Interdisciplinary Social Science – James Madison University – 2012


   Teaching Experience

 Instructor – Western Civilization since 1648 – University of Delaware – 2017

 Teaching Assistant – United States History to 1865 – University of Delaware – 2017

 Teaching Assistant – Western Civilization to 1648 – University of Delaware – 2014

 Teaching Assistant – African History/Black American Studies – University of Delaware – 2013-2014


   Public History Experience

 Oral History Consultant – Hagley Museum & Library – 2016

 Oral History Project Manager – Hagley Museum & Library – 2015-2016

 Public Programming Intern – Hagley Center for the History of Business, Technology, & Society – 2014-2015

 Research Assistant – Historical Geospatial Commons Project – James Madison University – 2013

 Interpretation Intern – Frontier Culture Museum of Virginia – 2011

 Host, Producer – "The Colonial Heritage Project" – WTJU 91.1 fm – University of Virginia – 2006

 Host, Producer – "Mind the Gap," "The New World Special" – WXJM 88.7 fm – James Madison University – 2002-2011


   Projects & Publications

 Innovation on Tap: Craft Brewing in the Mid-Atlantic – Hagley Oral History Project – Creator, Project Manager, Interviewer

 Kevlar R&D: An Oral History – Hagley Oral History Project – Project Manager

 Canal Lives on the JR&KC – Digital Exhibition and Map – Creator, Programmer

 Stories from the Stacks – Hagley Library Podcast – Creator, Interviewer, Editor (S1 E1-19)

 Building Community: The Chrysler Newark Assembly Plant – Disposable America Podcast and Exhibition – Creator, Producer, Host

 Hagley Magazine – Backissues – Contributing Writer

 Picturing the Built Environment – Digital Photography Exhibition – Photographer


   Presentations & Talks

 “Brewing a Revolution: Craft Brewing in the Mid-Atlantic” – Oral History in the Mid-Atlantic Region Annual Conference, Wilmington – 2016

 “Canal Lives: Intersections of Social and Spatial History” – National Council on Public History Annual Meeting, Baltimore – 2016

 “Hagley and Oral History” – invited talk at the Osher Institute for Lifelong Learning, University of Delaware – 2016

 “Telling ‘Stories from the Stacks’” – invited talk at the Delaware Public Humanities Institute, University of Delaware – 2015

 “Opening the Black Box: Public History and New Media” – Graduate Research Forum, University of Delaware – 2015

 “Where Water Flows and Tall Trees Grow: Environment and Identity in Early America” – One-Day History Conference, West Chester University – 2014

 “Over the Mountain: Building an Economic Watershed in Canal-Era Virginia” – Virginia Forum, George Mason University – 2014

 “Digging Ditches: Politics, Labor, and Controversy on the James River & Kanawha Canal” – Phi Alpha Theta National Convention, Orlando – 2012


   Awards & Fellowships

Hagley Graduate Scholarship in Capitalism, Technology, & Culture – University of Delaware – 2016-present

Hagley Graduate Fellowship in the History of Industrialization – University of Delaware – 2013-2015

E. Lyman Stewart Internship – University of Delaware Department of History – 2014-2015

Best History Honors Thesis – James Madison University – 2012

Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta, Cum Laude, Distinction in History, President’s List, Dean’s List – James Madison University – 2010-2012

Phi Theta Kappa, Summa Cum Laude, President’s List, Dean’s List, Merit List – Blue Ridge Community College – 2008-2010



 Archival research

 In-depth interviews

 Written and spoken communication in English and Spanish

 Proficiency with digital tools, including:

     Content Management: OHMS, Omeka 

     Mapping: Neatline (Omeka), CartoDB, Google Earth

     Media: Digital audio recording, Audacity, Digital photography, Photoshop Elements

     Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Soundcloud, YouTube

     The Basics: HTML, Wordpress, Google Apps Suite, Microsoft Office Suite



Organizing Committee – OHMAR Annual Conference – Oral History and Technology – Hagley Museum & Library – 2016

Masters Thesis Committee – Elizabeth Barton – Longwood Graduate Program in Public Horticulture – University of Delaware – 2015

Environmental History Committee – Hagley Fellows' Author Talk Series – University of Delaware – 2014






 International – Netherlands, Belgium, France, United Kingdom, Canada

 Domestic – Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia


 Updated February 2017