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Ashley Bowen-Murphy

MA, Public Humanities, Brown University, 2013
MA, Communication, Culture, and Technology, Georgetown University, 2009
BA, art history, Reed College, 2005.

Research Interests
History of public health and medicine, history of mental health, the American Civil War and Gilded Age, material culture, medical museums, public history, veterans, and ability studies.

Courses Taught
Instructor, "(Dis)believing the Evidence: Popular Opposition to 20th Century Public Health Initiatives," spring 2014.

Teaching assistant, "Methods in Public Humanities," spring 2013

Teaching assistant, "American Popular Culture," autumn 2012

Teaching assistant, "War, Media, And Technology," spring 2009

Teaching assistant, "Introduction to CCT," autumn 2008

Teaching Professional Development
           Teaching Certificate IV Program: Teaching Consultant Program, 2014
           Teaching Certificate II Program: The Course Design Seminar, 2014
           Teaching Certificate I Program: Reflective Teaching, 2013
           Apprenticeship in Teaching certificate, 2009

"National Museum of Health and Medicine." Journal of American History 100, no. 3 (November 1, 2013): 775–781. doi:10.1093/jahist/jat457.

"Bomb the Wall: Graffiti as Resistance in Palestine" in Before the Explosion: Media Evolution on the Eve of the Arab Spring, edited by Leila Hudson. Under contract at Palgrave.

Selected Professional Experience
Women's Health & Education Fund, fundraising committee, 2014

Superfund Research Program at Brown University-Community Engagement Core, research assistant, autumn 2013

Smithsonian National Postal Museum, curatorial intern, summer 2012

National Association of County and City Health Officials, health equity and social justice program associate, 2009-2011

ACLU of the National Capital Area, reproductive justice project, consultant, 2008

Planned Parenthood of Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Sioux Falls, SD office, political outreach intern, 2008