Curriculum Vitae

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Ryan Nolan

311-2 Sunset Blvd.  Blacksburg, VA 24060

Phone: 832-671-3858



M.A.     Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

History–Public History Certificate

Research Interests:  Early American Republic, Nineteenth Century America, Sports History, Gender History, Popular Culture History, Public History, and Digital History

B.A.      Baylor University


Research Interests:  Colonial America, Early American Republic.


Teaching Assistant:  Virginia Tech–Modern Middle East and History of Medicine in the Islamic World (Spring 2012)

Grade all writing samples for 100 students, grade all short answer quizzes, grade all tests and term papers.

Teaching Assistant:  Virginia Tech–History of the Atlantic World and Latin American Colonization (Fall 2011)
Create and grade 3 quizzes per week for  one section of each different class, create and grade one 500 word essay each week for each class, grade midterm papers(1500 words) and grade final projects for each class. 




15th Annual Brian Bertoti Innovative Perspectives in History Conference–April 13-14, 2012

Organized conference from the ground up.  Searched for and booked keynote and lunch speaker, booked venues and equipment, booked and organized catering for 75 attendants and participants, created and maintained academic panels surrounding various, current topics in History and related fields, booked hotel reservations, general trouble shooting and problem solving throughout the organization process as well as the event.


15th Annual Brian Bertoti Innovative Perspectives in History Conference–2012

Southern Historical Association Conference–2011

Professional Memberships:

SHA–Southern Historical Association

Phi Alpha Theta

SHEAR–Society for Historians of the Early American Republic

NHS–National Honor Society