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Daniel Gorman Jr.

Daniel Gorman Jr. is a historian, teacher, and consultant.

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Volunteer Experience and Professional Service

Historical Work

  • Program Committee member, 58th Annual Conference of the Mormon History Association: “Beginnings,” Nov. 2022–June 2023.

  • Volunteer, Saving Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Online (SUCHO), Mar. 2022–Present.

  • Organization of American Historians Graduate Student Committee, Jan. 2022–Apr. 2023.

  • Editorial board member, The American Historian, June 2020–Present.

  • Conference Submission Peer Reviewer, Digital Humanities 2020: “Carrefours/Intersections,” Ottawa, Canada (Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations), Fall 2019.

  • Peer Reviewer, Past Tense Graduate Review of History (University of Toronto), Fall 2017–Spring 2019, Spring 2021.

  • Tuition Scholar (Research Assistant) for Prof. Timothy McCall, Villanova University, Dept. of History, Jan.–May 2016.

  • Tuition Scholar (Research Assistant) for Prof. Judith Giesberg, Villanova University, Dept. of History, Aug.–Dec. 2015.

  • Editorial Assistant, Book Reviews, The Journal of the Civil War Era, May–Aug. 2015.

  • Office Assistant, Villanova University, Dept. of History, May–Aug. 2015.

  • Peer Reviewer, Concept: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Graduate Studies, Vols. 38–39 (Villanova University), Feb. 2015–Feb. 2016.

  • Tuition Scholar (Research Assistant) for Prof. Whitney Martinko, Villanova University, Dept. of History, Aug. 2014–May 2015.

  • Volunteer (transcription, annotation, and scanning) for the Digital Library Initiative, Villanova University Special Collections, Aug. 2014–Jan. 2016.

Educational Outreach & Mentorship

  • Outstanding Proposal Reviewer, YMCA Conference on National Affairs, June 2021.

  • Zoom Technician, Alabama YMCA Youth Judicial Program, Jan. 30, 2021.

  • Zoom Technician and Social Activities Advisor, Alabama YMCA Virtual Youth Legislature Conference, Oct. 25–Nov. 7, 2020.

  • Zoom Technician and Outstanding Proposal Final Round Reviewer, 2020 YMCA Conference on National Affairs, Jun. 17–July 2, 2020. Conducted virtually because of COVID-19.

  • Volunteer Staff, New York State YMCA Youth and Government Conference, Mar. 14–17, 2019.
    • Served on the team that selected high school students to attend the YMCA Conference on National Affairs. Helped with program logistics as needed.
  • Peer Mentor, International Friendship Program, Rochester Global Connections, Aug. 2018–Present.

  • Chaperone, University of Rochester Delegation to the 32nd National Conference on Undergraduate Research (University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK), Apr. 4–7, 2018.

  • Judge, Senior Division, Genesee Valley Regional Contest, National History Day, Mar. 2017 and Mar. 2019.

  • Judge, Senior Division, Philadelphia National History Day, Mar. 17, 2016.

  • Undergraduate Admissions Alumni Interviewer, University of Rochester, Winter 2015–Winter 2019.

University Affairs

  • Standard IV (Student Experience) Committee, Middle States Commission on Higher Education Reaccreditation Self-Study, University of Rochester, 2022–24.

  • History Dept. Representative, AS&E Graduate Student Association, University of Rochester, AY2021–22.

  • President, University of Rochester AS&E Graduate Student Association (GSA), May 2019–May 2020.
    • Supervised GSA events and schedule, in collaboration with AS&E administrators; liaison to UR Office of the President; and consulted on COVID-19 relief efforts.
    • AS&E Representative, University of Rochester Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Fellow Advisory Council, Sept. 2019–May 2020: Consulted on university-wide grad student academic and co-curricular policies; co-authored a report on the state of grad student life for the Board of Trustees; consulted on university-wide COVID-19 relief efforts.
    • Graduate Student Representative, University of Rochester AS&E Faculty Council, Sept. 2019–May 2020 (nonvoting position).
  • Student Advocacy Officer, University of Rochester AS&E Graduate Student Association, May 2018–May 2019.
    • Collaborated with UR diversity, library, student life, health, and central administration on policies and programs to support graduate students. Notable projects: Liaison between the Presidential Search and the GSA; consulted on installation of new study carrels in Rush Rhees Library.
    • Edited a 173-page report (Jan.–July 2019) for the University of Rochester Office of the President, proposing a multi-stage project to conduct sustained outreach to Native American nations.
  • Member of the Student Advisory Committee for the Presidential Search, University of Rochester, Spring 2018–Jan. 2019.
    • Attended focus groups; consulted with UR administrators and trustees; reviewed presidential position description; and co-facilitated four student town halls.
  • Intimate Relations Policy Revision Committee, Commission on Women and Gender Equity in Academia, University of Rochester, Spring 2018: GSA representative. Revised university policy to restrict intimate relationships between graduate students and faculty.

  • Graduate Representative, University of Rochester Transportation Committee, Sept. 2017–Apr. 2019.
    • Part of GSA service (2017–19). Advocated for transportation services for graduate students; supervised survey of grad student transportation needs; consulted on changes to UR shuttle lines.
  • Communications Officer, University of Rochester AS&E Graduate Student Association, May 2017–May 2018.
    • Managed all social media; wrote weekly newsletter; served on additional UR committees; and met regularly with UR administrators.
  • Young Alumni Council, University of Rochester, Oct. 2016–Oct. 2018.

  • River Campus Libraries Advisory Committee, University of Rochester, Sept. 2016–May 2018.
    • Consulted on circulation and library outreach policies; produced a survey on humanities graduate students’ workplace needs; collaborated with library staff on installation of new lockers and carrels for humanities PhD students.
  • Vice President for Communications, Villanova University Graduate Student Council, Mar. 2015–May 2016.
    • Managed all social media; wrote weekly newsletter.
  • Student search committee for Villanova University’s first Provost, Mar. 2015.
    • Interviewed all three finalists; submitted feedback to the Office of the President.

Political Work

  • Copyediting and Technical Writing Volunteer, Keeping Our Promise, Inc. (Rochester, NY), Aug. 2021–Present.

  • Volunteer, Joe Biden for President, Fall 2020.

  • Volunteer, Mitch Gruber for Rochester City Council, Summer 2017.

  • Campus Organizing Fellow, Organizing for Action, Spring 2017.

  • Volunteer, Philadelphia for Bernie Sanders, Aug. 2015–Apr. 2016.

  • Summer Community Organizer, Obama for America, Hudson Valley, N.Y., Summer 2011.

Miscellaneous Employment

  • Recruitment Assistant, AS&E Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs Office, University of Rochester, Mar.–Apr. 2020.