Thematic Research Area
Regional Research Area
PhD, University of British Columbia, started 2022, ongoing
M.A. History, University of British Columbia, 2022 (supervisors Paige Raibmon and Coll Thrush)
B.A. History (Hons.), Portland State University, 2018 (supervisor Tim Garrison)
In addition to being a PhD student, Lily is also is currently the Editorial and Content Manager at Confluence. Lily researches the intersection of settler-colonialism and public history/heritage/mythmaking in the 19th century/20th century Pacific Northwest.
- North American West
- Public History
Public History Projects
- My Name is LaMoosh, by Linda Meanus, project manager/collaborator. Published by Oregon State University Press and Confluence, May 2023.
- Vancouver Holocaust Education Center, student researcher, 2021.
- Oregon Historical Society, volunteer fact-checker and proofreader for the Oregon Historical Quarterly and the exhibit “Beers, Barley, and Brew,” 2018.
- “Restricted PDX: An Exploration of Restrictive Covenants & Residential Segregation,” Student Researcher, Spring 2018.
- Beyond Footnotes Podcast, PSU History Department, Co-Host, May 2017- June 2018.
Selected Conferences and Presentations
‘No one knows where these people came from.’ Dispossession Through Settler Colonial Anthropology in Canada, 1860-1940,” Canadian Historical Association Conference, Toronto, Ontario, May 30, 2023.
“John McLoughlin, Dragon Slayer,” in the Down the Rabbit-hole of Uncomfortable Settler Histories panel with Sarah Fox and Neil Christensen. Pacific Northwest History Conference. September 2022. Kennewick, WA.
“Voices of the River: The Confluence Story Gathering Interview Collection.” Oregon Historical Quarterly 119, no. 4 (2018)
“Invisible Walls: Mapping Residential Segregation In Portland.” Katrine Barber, Lily Hart, Curtis Jewell, Madelyn Miller, and Greta Smith. Oregon Historical Quarterly 119, no. 3 (2018)
- Affiliated Fellowship, University of British Columbia (2021-22)
- The Global Undergraduate Awards, Highly Commended for two papers (2018)
- Outstanding Service to the History Department, Portland State University (2018)
- Urban Honors College Laurels Scholarship, Portland State University (2018)