Ashlea Fishburn-Moore

Fishburn-Moore

Ashlea Fishburn-Moore

Maroon and White Scholar


ahf68@msstate.edu

Education

History Ph.D. Student, Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi, expected graduation May, 2026.

Masters of Arts, May 2021, Wright State University, Fairborn, Ohio, major in history.
Thesis: “The Work of Freedom: African American Child Labor Exploitation in Reconstruction Kentucky”

Bachelor of Arts, May 2019, Wright State University, Fairborn, Ohio, major in history.
Capstone: “The Confines of Emancipation: Limited Freedom and Perpetuated Labor Exploitation in the Reconstructed South”

Academic Career

Work Experience and Internships

Graduate Teaching Assistant at Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS, 2021-present.

Course: American History since 1877 (HI 1073)

 

Graduate Teaching Assistant at Wright State University, Fairborn, OH, 2020-2021 Academic Year

Course: American History since 1877 (HST 2120)

 

History Department Student Worker at Wright State University, Fairborn, OH, 2019-2020 Academic Year

 

Supplemental Instructor at Wright State University, Fairborn OH, December 2017-May 2019

Courses: Western Civilizations to 1500 (HST 1100)

               The West and the World since 1500 (HST 1200)

               American History to 1877 (HST 2110)

               American National Government (PLS 2120)

 

Collections Intern for the National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center, Wilberforce, OH, 2017-2018 Academic Year.

 

Management and Exhibit Experience

African Americans Fighting for Double Victory for the National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center, Wilberforce, OH, opened September 2017 and runs until 2022.

Publications


Southern Forum on Agricultural, Rural, and Environmental History, Accepted Presenter, “The Work of Freedom: Perpetuated Labor Exploitation in Reconstruction Kentucky,” April 2020 (cancelled due to COVID-19)

Wright State University’s Public History Symposium, Accepted Presenter, “The Work of Freedom: Perpetuated Labor Exploitation in Reconstruction Kentucky,” April 2020 (cancelled due to COVID-19)

Honors & Awards

Maroon and White Graduate Assistantship, awarded 2021
Graduate Assistantship, Wright State University, awarded 2020
Graduate Tuition Scholarship, Wright State University, awarded 2019
Richard Swann Scholar, Wright State University, awarded 2018
Raider Excellence Scholarship, Wright State University, awarded 2017-2019

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