Welcome, Guest Curator Liam Hatch

Liam Hatch is a senior majoring in History at Assumption University in Worcester, Massachusetts.  He also has minors in Art History and Education.  Liam is from Colchester, Vermont. He is fascinated by wars fought by the United States, especially World War I and World War II. On campus, Liam actively participates in numerous intramural events and works for the Plourde Recreation Center. He was a member of the Men’s Volleyball Club and is now a member of the co-ed Lifting Club. Liam’s goals are to earn a Master of Education and teach at the high school level. He might even become a college professor one day.  He conducted the research for his current contributions as guest curator for the Slavery Adverts 250 Project when he was enrolled in HIS 400 – Research Methods: Vast Early America in Spring 2020.

Welcome, guest curator Liam Hatch.

Welcome, Guest Curator Katherine Hammer

Katherine Hammer is a senior at Assumption University in Worcester, Massachusetts, but she is from New York originally. She is a double major in History and Secondary Education, actively teaching at schools in the Worcester school districts as part of her coursework. Her interests in history include wars that shaped the world, early colonization of America, and German history. Outside of the classroom, Katherine is a goalkeeper on the Assumption women’s soccer team and enjoys volunteering with her team at various shelters in Worcester. Back at home, she works with students with intellectual and emotional disabilities, teaching them different social skills along with providing them a safe and caring environment to go to school. In the future, Katherine hopes to have a classroom of her own and build students’ passions for history, just like her teachers and professors have done for her.  She conducted the research for her current contributions as guest curator for the Slavery Adverts 250 Project when she was enrolled in HIS 400 – Research Methods: Vast Early America in Spring 2020.

Welcome, guest curator Katherine Hammer.

Welcome, Guest Curator Bryant Halpin

Bryant Halpin is a senior at Assumption University in Worcester, Massachusetts.  He is majoring in History with a minor in Education with plans to become a high school history teacher.  His home town is Valatie, New York.  Bryant participates in the university’s Ultimate Frisbee program and is the co-captain of the team.  He has previously served as guest curator for the Adverts 250 Project and the Slavery Adverts 250 Project when he enrolled in HIS 359 – Revolutionary America in Spring 2019. He conducted the research for his current contributions as guest curator for the Slavery Adverts 250 Project when he was enrolled in HIS 400 – Research Methods: Vast Early America in Spring 2020.

Welcome, guest curator Bryant Halpin.

Welcome, Guest Curator Joseph Facteau

Joseph Facteau, a senior, is a double major in History and Education major at Assumption University in Worcester, Massachusetts. Joe is very passionate about military history from 1850 to the present. He specializes in the World War II era and does historical reenacting across New England as an 82nd Airborne Division member of the 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment. You may have seen him in documentaries or at events such as the Collings Foundation’s Battle for the Airfield in October in recent years. Joe is also an active member of the Civil Air Patrol, the U.S. Air Force Auxiliary, as one of its historians. Joe’s dream is to become a middle school history teacher. He conducted the research for his current contributions as guest curator for the Slavery Adverts 250 Project when he was enrolled in HIS 400 – Research Methods: Vast Early America in Spring 2020.

Welcome, guest curator Joe Facteau.

Welcome, Guest Curator Sean Duda

Sean Duda is a senior at Assumption University in Worcester, Massachusetts.  He is majoring in History with a minor in Music. Sean is from Trumbull, Connecticut. He is a member of several organizations on campus, including Music Ministry, Jazz Band, Charismatic Praise, and Advocates for Life. He enjoys learning how to play new instruments and learning about Europe in the Middle Ages and the World Wars. He has previously served as guest curator for the Adverts 250 Project and the Slavery Adverts 250 Project when he enrolled in HIS 359 – Revolutionary America in Spring 2019. He conducted the research for his current contributions as guest curator for the Slavery Adverts 250 Project when he was enrolled in HIS 400 – Research Methods: Vast Early America in Spring 2020.

Welcome, guest curator Sean Duda.

Welcome, Guest Curator Luke DiCicco

Luke DiCicco is a senior with a double major in History and Political Science at Assumption University. East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, is his home town. His main historical interests include the World Wars and the history of Europe, but he is always eager to learn about anything related to history. He is a member of the Honors Program as well as a resident assistant. He is involved in the Campus Activities Board, Best Buddies, and Student Government Association. He is also an Admissions Ambassador. He has gone on SEND trips to both Washington, DC, and Delaware during spring break in 2018 and 2019. He has previously served as guest curator for the Adverts 250 Project and the Slavery Adverts 250 Project when he enrolled in HIS 359 – Revolutionary America in Spring 2019. He conducted the research for his current contributions as guest curator for the Slavery Adverts 250 Project when he was enrolled in HIS 400 – Research Methods: Vast Early America in Spring 2020.

Welcome, guest curator Luke DiCicco.

Welcome, Guest Curator Andrew Crawford

Andrew Crawford, known as “AJ” to most, graduated from Assumption College in 2020 with a major in History and a minor in Education. He is especially interested in the history of the twentieth century, especially the World Wars and their legacies in the present day.  He served as a resident assistant.  AJ hopes to become a Special Education teacher.  He conducted the research for his contributions as guest curator for the Slavery Adverts 250 Project when he was enrolled in HIS 400 – Research Methods: Vast Early America in Spring 2020.

Welcome, guest curator Andrew “AJ” Crawford.

Welcome, Guest Curator Garrett Cardoza

Garrett Cardoza is a senior pursuing a double major in History and Political Science at Assumption University. Originally from Somerset, Massachusetts, he is interested in political philosophy and the development of political theory over time. On campus, Garrett has served as a Senator and Committee Chair for the Student Government Association, an Orientation Leader and Student Program Executive, a sub-chair for the Campus Activities Board, ambassador for the Students Involved in Better Success Program, and member of the Model Senate Project sponsored by the Daniel Patrick Moynihan Center for Scholarship and Statesmanship.  He is currently the president of the Student Government Association.  He conducted the research for his contributions as guest curator for the Slavery Adverts 250 Project when he was enrolled in HIS 400 – Research Methods: Vast Early America in Spring 2020.

Welcome, guest curator Garrett Cardoza!

Welcome, Guest Curator Benjamin Bartlett

Benjamin Bartlett is a senior at Assumption University. He is majoring in history in order to do research and uncover truths buried in time. He is especially interested in times of conflict that have shaped the world, especially in Russia and the Middle East. He is also one of the original seven founders of the Tabletop Gaming Club at Assumption. Participating in this club gives students opportunities to network and forge friendships while playing strategy board games (many of them based on historical events) and other sorts of tabletop games. He conducted the research for his contributions as guest curator for the Slavery Adverts 250 Project when he was enrolled in HIS 400 – Research Methods: Vast Early America in Spring 2020.

Welcome, guest curator Benjamin Bartlett!

Welcome, Guest Curator Chloe Amour

Chloe Amour is a senior at Assumption University in Worcester, Massachusetts, where she is majoring in History with a minor in Education. She is from Holden, Massachusetts. Her interests in history include Colonial America, World War II, and the Vietnam War. Beyond history, Chloe is active on campus as a Resident Assistant, Campus Life Intern in the Office of Student Affairs, an Admissions Ambassador, and a Tutor in the Academic Support Center. She conducted the research for her contributions as guest curator for the Slavery Adverts 250 Project when she was enrolled in HIS 400 – Research Methods: Vast Early America in Spring 2020. Chloe is currently enrolled in an independent study for HIS 366 – Careers in Public History. Throughout that independent study, she will make additional contributions as she learns more about producing the project in addition to conducting research for it.

Welcome, guest curator Chloe Amour.