Jacquelyne Thoni Howard is an 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. Jacquelyne leveraged her liberal arts degrees to gain extensive professional experience in higher education as an educational technologist, who specializes in digital scholarship and instructional technology.
At Newcomb Institute, Jacquelyne directs initiatives and student programming related to digital humanities, digital media, information technology, and instructional technology. Jacquelyne's teaching and research interests include examining topics about gender and race using interdisciplinary frameworks such as technology studies, digital humanities and media, colonialism and decolonization, family studies, and U.S. History. 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.
- Directs technology student programs within the Technology and Digital Humanities Lab such as the Digital Research Internship Program, Information Technology Internship Program, Grace Hopper Celebration Grants, Gender and Technology Grants, and the Women in Technology 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, as a faculty mentor in the Mellon Graduate Program in Community-Engaged Scholarship and a co-convener of the Digital Engagement Consortium.
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.