Leanne supports the graduate programs in History and History of Science, and assists the Graduate Program Administrator in a range of academic processes and student-life initiatives throughout the year, including: History of Science programming and events, such as, Program Seminar, Colloqiua, and the Annual Workshop; recruiting initiatives for graduate programs; Dissertation Defenses (FPOEs); Dossier Services; and HIS#411 information session series on graduate topics.
Leanne received her MA in History and her BA in History and German from Drew University, where she is also pursuing her PhD. Prior to joining Princeton’s History Department, Leanne worked for 8 years in Graduate Admissions. She is currently collaborating on an edited volume dedicated to career diversity in graduate education. In 2016 she co-organized the Crossroads: The Future of Graduate History Education conference at Drew University. Her professional publications have appeared in The Canadian Review of American Studies as well as on Inside Higher Ed’s GradHacker column, the Organization for American Historians’ blog, Process: A Blog for American History. She is also a collaborator on the digital humanities project, Authorship in Modern American Textbooks (AMAT).