Jacquelyne Thoni Howard is the Administrative Assistant Professor of Technology and Women's History. She earned a Ph.D. in U.S. History from Fordham University, an M.A. in History from the University of San Diego, and a B.A. in History with a minor in secondary education from Loyola University New Orleans. Jacque leveraged her liberal arts degrees to gain extensive professional experience in higher education as an educational technologist managing projects relating to digital scholarship, digital archives, instructional design and technology, and online education.
At Newcomb Institute, Jacque directs initiatives relating to digital humanities, digital media, information technology, and instructional technology. Using digital and quantitative methods with historical approaches, her current manuscript project examines the family experiences of African, Indian, European, and mixed-heritage women living in the Lower French Louisiana Borderlands from 1700-1766. Jacque teaches courses with interdisciplinary themes that explore the intersections of race and gender with topics such as research and digital media design, science, medicine, and technology studies, and U.S. history.
- Directs student programs such as the Digital Research Internship Program, Information Technology Internship Program, Grace Hopper Celebration Grants, Gender and STEM Grants, Women in Technology student group, and the Society of Women Engineers student group.
- Teaches in the Newcomb Scholars Program, the History department, and TIDES. Facilitates technology workshops and trainings.
- Oversees the technology infrastructure and provides technology consultation for the faculty and staff of Newcomb Institute.
- Serves as a first-generation college faculty mentor with the Center of Academic Equity and as a faculty mentor in the Mellon Graduate Program in Community-Engaged Scholarship.
Feminist Pedagogy for Teaching Online Guide with Clare Daniel, Newcomb Institute of Tulane University.
NOLA.com: Interviewed for “Rosie remembered: ‘Every woman … was proud of her contributions’ to help win World War II”
“A Productive Colony: Threats to French Imperial Priorities and the Development of Families in Early French Colonial Louisiana’s Lower Mississippi Valley Borderlands,” Le Journal, vol. 32, no. 4, Fall, 2016, p 3-19.