CV

Amy Renee Haines CV

Education
MA History University of Colorado at Colorado Springs 2014
BA History University of Colorado at Colorado Springs 2012 Magna Cum Laude with Highest Distinction 

Current Positions
Lecturer University of Colorado at Colorado Springs:
Department of History
Department of Visual and Performing Arts
Humanities
Assistant Coordinator of Undergraduate Internships University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Department of History
Faculty Scorer UCCS Writing Portfolios—Writing Across the Curriculum

Courses taught
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs:
HIST 4530 The Civil War and Reconstruction 
HIST 4580 The American West
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:  The Last Great Necessity

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”

Unpublished Masters Theses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
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”

Online Presence
Blog—“History in a Few Words” at http://www.amyreneehaines.com
Twitter @AmyReneeHaines

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
National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute Visiting Research Scholar CUNY Graduate School NYC $2100

Professional Development
Blackboard Training—three-day intensive UCCS online course platform program August 2015
Copyright for the Faculty Author UCCS October 2015
Diversity Summit held at UCCS March 30, 2016
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.
Featured Speaker:  2016 UCCS History Department Lecturer/TA Retreat, Topics—Best Practices in Teaching and Grading
Faculty Scorer Training: UCCS Writing Portfolio Scoring Team Fall 2016
Writing Across the Curriculum Three-day Workshop: UCCS January 2017

Speaking Engagements
The All Colorado Spirit Fest, July 2015   Topic-Prohibition 101:  A Concise History
Featured Speaker:  2016 UCCS History Department Lecturer/TA Retreat Topics—Best Practices in Teaching and Grading
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.

Guest Lecturer
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 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 (Paul Harvey)

Community Engagement
Fountain Fairview Historic Cemetery Tour 2017
Volunteer Coordinator, Scriptwriter, Public History Interpreter, Researcher

Fountain Fairview Historic Cemetery Tour October 2016
Volunteer—Volunteer Coordinator, Scriptwriter, Public History Interpreter (Fountain resident Barbara Gruber Lock 1840-1915)

Fountain Fairview Historic Cemetery Tour September 2015
Volunteer—Public History Interpreter (Fountain resident Maria Emma McCarty Eubank)

Fountain Fairview Historic Cemetery Tour October 2014
Volunteer—Historical costuming of interpreters for annual fall fundraiser

Professional Memberships
American Historical Association
Western History Association – Member of the Contingent Faculty Committee 2017-2018
Western Association of Women Historians
Board Member At-Large Friends of Fountain Fairview Cemetery Benevolent Society 2015-present

Visual and Performing Arts Department Activities
Academic Theater Program
Main Stage Student Production:
Costume Design:  Woyzeck, 2014
Costume Design:  The Shadow, 2015
Costume Design:  Archangels Don’t Play Pinball, 2016
Costume Design:  Cabaret, 2017
Costume Design:  Peer Gynt 2018
Theatre of Ideas:
Director:  Staged Reading Top Girls, Oct. 2016
Director:  Staged Reading Othello, Nov. 2016

Past Relevant Positions in Theater
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 at Pueblo Music Department
Hell or Highwater Theatre Company

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