CV

Amy Renee Haines CV  
Education
MA History University of Colorado at Colorado Springs 2014
BA History University of Colorado at Colorado Springs 2012 with highest distinction Magna cum Laude

Current Positions
Lecturer University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
Department of History
Department of Visual and Performing Arts
Humanities
Coordinator of Undergraduate Internships University of Colorado at Colorado Springs for the Department of History
Faculty Scorer UCCS Writing Portfolios—Writing Across the Curriculum
Board President Friends of Fountain Fairview Cemetery Benevolent Society
Freelance Indexer for Academic texts
 
Courses Taught
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
HIST 4530 The Civil War and Reconstruction: 1830-1898
HIST 4580 The American West: Spanish Colonial era to present
THTR 3590 Introduction to Costume
THTR 3590 Costume Design for Theatre and Film
FILM 3000 Costume Design for Theatre and Film
THTR 1000 Introduction to Theatre
HUM 3990 Special Topics in Humanities: Haunted Humanities
HIST 4520 Cemeteries & Memory in American History
GPS 1010 Gateway Freshman Seminar Program:  Vision Quest
HIST 3995 Undergraduate Internships in History
HIST 3100 Digital History (Technical support for Dr. Paul Harvey)
HIST 3000 American Fashion History

Courses Under Development
Labor, Tech, and Industry in American History
American History and Pop Culture
Visual and Material Culture in American History

Published Papers
Undergraduate Research Journal at UCCS, Volume 3.2, October 2010
“Total War and the American Civil War: An Exploration of the Applicability of the Label ‘Total War’ to the Conflict of 1861-1865”
 
Additional Published work
Indexer: The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Race in American History edited by Kathryn Gin Lum and Paul Harvey, Oxford University Press, 2018.

Indexer: New Perspectives on the Black Intellectual Tradition, edited by Keisha N. Blain, Christopher Cameron, and Ashley D. Farmer, Northwestern University Press, 2018.

Indexer: To Turn the Whole World Over: Black Women and Internationalism, edited by Keisha N. Blain and Tiffany Gill. Forthcoming from University of Illinois Press, 2019.
 
Unpublished Masters Theses
“The Depiction of Women in Nazi Cinema 1933-1945: Entertainment, Propaganda, and the Intersection of Gender” University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, November 2014

“‘Bruthring, dis won’t do, de roots must be all dig up’:  The Influence of Child Apprenticeship and the Southern Black Codes on Radical Reconstruction, 1865-1867” University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, December 2013

“Federal Coal Mine Regulation:  How Social Welfare Programs, Public Advocacy, and the Media Contributed to Successful Legislation for the Coal Industry” University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, May 2013

Paper Presentations
Western History Association Annual Meeting Round Table November 2018
Paper: “Buried Heroes and the Way We Forget: Local History in the Context of National Questions”
Colorado Springs Undergraduate Research Forum Spring 2012
Paper: “Corporate Paternalism…Friend or Foe?: Capital, Labor, and the Fight For Control—The Colorado Coal Fields and Industrial Violence at the Turn of the Twentieth Century”

Public History/Education
Fountain Fairview Historic Cemetery Tour

  • September 2018 Public History Education—Primary Researcher, Historic Interpreter (Fountain resident Barbara Lock), Scriptwriter, Event Coordinator
  • Board Chair 2017-present
  • October 2017 Public History Education—Volunteer Coordinator, Primary Researcher, Scriptwriter, Public History Interpreter (Fountain resident Celestina Duran), Event Coordinator
  • October 2016 Public History Education—Volunteer Coordinator, Primary Researcher, Scriptwriter, Public History Interpreter (Fountain resident Barbara Gruber Lock)
  • September 2015 Volunteer—Public History Education: Historic Interpreter (Fountain resident Maria Emma McCarty Eubank)
  • October 2014 Volunteer— Costumed Historic Interpreters
  • October 2013 Volunteer—Costumed Historic Interpreters

Fountain Fairview Cemetery

  • Historic Gravesite Conservation July 2018
  • Historic Gravesite Conservation July 2017
  • Historic Gravesite Conservation July 2016

University of Colorado Colorado Springs

  • Faculty Advisor to student costume designer Our Country’s Good Theatre and Dance Program Fall 2017/Spring 2018
  • Commencement Ceremonies Faculty Participant (Spring and Winter) 2014-present
  • Parent and Family Weekend activities volunteer Fall 2017
  • Convocation Faculty Participant Fall 2017
  • Veterans National Roll Call Participant (reader of names) November 2015

 
Online Presence/Social Media
Blog— “History in a Few Words” at http://www.amyreneehaines.com
Contributor to UCCS History Department Blog https://uccshistory.wordpress.com/
Twitter— @AmyReneeHaines
Costume Design Website— https://amelarenee.wixsite.com/amyhainesdesigns
Non-history Writing Site— https://arhwrites.wordpress.com/

Awards

  • History Department Outstanding Undergraduate Senior Thesis May 2012 University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
  • Kisslinger Award $500 CU Retired Faculty Association May 2012 University of Colorado, Boulder
  • Pikes Peak Arts Council Costume Design, Clothes Make the Character Award 2015
  • 2016 National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute Visiting Research Scholar Appointment with Stipend $2100
  • 2017 Western History Association $500 Stipend Member Contingent Professional Committee
  • 2017 University of Colorado Colorado Springs Research Stipend $250
  • 2018 UCCS Dean’s Research Award $1300

Professional Development

  • Canvas Faculty Training Workshop: UCCS Fall 2017
  • Writing Across the Curriculum Three-day Workshop: UCCS January 2017
  • Faculty Scorer Training: UCCS Writing Portfolio Scoring Team Fall 2016
  • Featured Speaker: 2016 UCCS History Department Lecturer/TA Retreat, Topics—Best Practices in Teaching and Grading
  • Visiting Research Scholar at the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute, American Social History Project, The Graduate Center at CUNY- The Visual Culture of the Civil War and Its Aftermath July 2016 New York, NY.
  • Diversity Summit held at UCCS March 30, 2016
  • Copyright for the Faculty Author UCCS October 2015
  • Blackboard Training—three-day intensive UCCS online course platform program August 2015

Guest Speaker
History Department Brown Bag Presentation, October 6, 2016

  • Skeletons in the Closet: Graveyards, Conservation, and the Joy of Digging Up and Through Non-Traditional Sources. Co-presentation on current research.

Featured Speaker:  2016 UCCS History Department Lecturer/TA Retreat

  • Topics—Best Practices in Teaching and Grading

The All Colorado Spirit Fest, July 2015

  • Prohibition 101: A Concise History

 

Guest Lectures
Costume Design and Practical Application for Dance April 2018 UCCS (Tiffany Tinsley-Weeks)
Costume Design Lecture February 2018 UCCS (Leah Chandler-Mills)
Child Indenture 1865-1877: Slavery by Another Name November 2017 UCCS (Barbara Headle)
Costume Design and Practical Application for Dance UCCS (Tiffany Tinsley-Weeks)
The Role of the Costume Designer October 2015 UCCS (Roy Ballard)
The Role of the Costume Designer October 2015 UCCS (Leah Chandler-Mills)
The Role of the Costume Designer April 2015 UCCS (Leah Chandler-Mills)
The Role of the Costume Designer April 2015 UCCS (Roy Ballard)
The Black Codes:  Child Indenture, Slavery by Another Name HUM 3990 April 2014 UCCS (Paul Harvey, Barbara Headle, Mike Larkin)
Challenges of the Senior Thesis HIST 4900 May 2014 UCCS (Barbara Headle)
Total War and the American Civil War HIST 4530 October 2010 UCCS (Paul Harvey)

Professional Memberships

  • Southern Historical Association
  • American Historical Association
  • Western History Association
  • Western Association of Women Historians
  • Chair Friends of Fountain Fairview Cemetery Benevolent Society 2017-present
  • Board Member At-Large Friends of Fountain Fairview Cemetery Benevolent Society 2015-2017
  • Member of the Western History Association Contingent Professional Committee 2017-present
  • Member of the Budget Sub-Committee for the Contingent Professional Committee (WHA)
  • Western History Association 2020 Planning Committee

Visual and Performing Arts Department Activities
Academic Theater Program:  Main Stage Student Production

  • Costume Design: Art of Dining, 2019
  • Costume Design: Peer Gynt, 2018
  • Costume Design: Cabaret, 2017
  • Costume Design: Archangels Don’t Play Pinball, 2016
  • Costume Design: The Shadow, 2015
  • Costume Design: Woyzeck, 2014

Academic Theater Program: Theatre of Ideas

  • Director: Staged Reading Othello, Nov. 2016
  • Director: Staged Reading Top Girls, Oct. 2016

Relevant Positions
Costume Shop Manager 2013-2015

  • Theatreworks, UCCS

Managed and allocated annual Costume Budget of approx. $10,000-$12,000
Freelance Costume Design 2000-Present (representative organizations)

  • Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center Theatre Company
  • Millibo Art Theatre
  • Steel City Theatre Company
  • Damon Runyon Repertory Company
  • The Impossible Players
  • Colorado State University—Pueblo Music Department
  • Hell or Highwater Theatre Company
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