Curriculum Vitae

Kayla Campana
M.A. History Candidate
University of Central Florida
kcampanaucf@gmail.com
 

Education

  • Master of Arts in History – In Progress, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida
  • Gender Studies Graduate Certificate – In Progress, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida
  • Bachelor of Arts in History – Graduated May 2015, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida

Employment

Office Assistant, History Department at the University of Central Florida (2016 – Current)

  • I work directly with the Director of Public History, the Assistant Director of Education and Training, and the Director of RICHES™. In my position, I assist in coordinating and publicizing programming in the department and organizing events including, but limited to lectures, student showcases, workshops, exhibits, and more. I also organize Public History internships (Undergraduate and Graduate), manage departmental equipment, and help to maintain the UCF History Department website and the RICHES™ website.

Publications

Fellowships, Assistantships, Grants

  • Dr. Simon Barton History Department Graduate Student Grant (Inaugural Year), University of Central Florida (Awarded 2017-2018 Academic Year)
  • Travel Fellowship Grant – Graduate Studies, University of Central Florida (Awarded Spring 2017)
  • Individual Travel Grant – Student Government Association (SGA) , University of Central Florida (Awarded Spring 2017)
  • Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Department of History at the University of Central Florida (Awarded Fall 2016-Spring 2017 Academic Year – Declined)

Conference Presentations

  • “‘Death Was Choice of Red Cross Twins’: Preconceptions of Female War Trauma during the Great War”, HOTCUS Winter Symposium, British Library, London, England (18 February 2017)
  • “Over There and Over Here: Florida in the First World War”, Florida Historical Society Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida (21 May 2016)
  • “World War I in Florida: A Digital Project”, THATCamp Florida 2016, Orlando, Florida (18 February 2016)
  • “‘The Most Courteous Relations’: The Relationships between British Voluntary Aid Detachments and their Patients”, Phi Alpha Theta Biennial National Conference 2016, Orlando, Florida (9 January 2016)

Lectures & Speaker Series

  • “Exploring Military Archives: New Perspectives on Old Texts”, with Tyler Campbell and Mike Burke, 2017 UCF History Department Research Colloquium & UCF Veterans Speaker Series, Orlando, Florida (7 November 2017)

Classroom Lectures and Workshops

  • HIS 6159 Historiography – Dr. Amelia Lyons, What You Need to Know to Succeed in Graduate School Roundtable (10 October 2017)
  • EUH 3242 Modern Europe and the First World War – Dr. Amelia Lyons, “War Trauma, Shell Shock and the Lost Generation” (4 April 2017)
  • EUH 3242 Modern Europe and the First World War – Dr. Amelia Lyons, “Florida in World War I Project” (17 January 2017)
  • HIS 4150 History and Historians – Dr. Barbara Gannon, Workshop on Florida in World War I Project (1 November 2016)
  • HIS 4150 History and Historians – Dr. Barbara Gannon, “Florida in World War I Project” (15 September 2016)

Radio, Digital Media & Projects

Exhibits

Research Forums

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Veterans Legacy Program: The University of Central Florida & the National Cemetery Administration, Day of Learning – Event Support (19 May 2017) (Website)

Internships

  • Florida in World War I Project, with the Public History Program in the Department of History at the University of Central Florida (January 2017 – April 2017)

Professional Leadership

  • Phi Alpha Theta, National History Honors Society, Alpha Gamma Chi Chapter at the University of Central Florida
    In my leadership role as an officer and President of the UCF chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, I worked with other undergraduate and graduate students to run the chapter, specifically by organizing a variety of events including: lectures, informal sessions with lecture speakers (Brown Bag Lunches), workshops (How to Get into Graduate School, Presenting at a Conference), a yearly charity drive, and more. In addition, I helped to gain funding from the University of Central Florida’s Student Government Association (SGA) for the chapter’s Annual Distinguished Lecture Series.

    • President, Summer 2016 – Spring 2017
    • Officer, Fall 2015 – Summer 2016

Professional Organizations & Memberships

Last updated on 21 August 2018