Jacquelyne Thoni Howard is the Manager of Technology Initiatives at Newcomb College Institute. She earned a B.A. in History from Loyola University New Orleans, and a M.A. in History from the University of San Diego. She is in the process of earning a Ph.D. in U.S. History with an emphasis in Borderlands History from Fordham University. She is currently writing a dissertation, titled “Reading the ‘Bans’: Marriage and Kinship Practices in French Colonial Louisiana’s Lower Mississippi Valley Borderlands, 1680-1780.” She researches the development of families in North American Borderlands and also specializes in the digital humanities. Jacquelyne’s professional experience includes more than ten years of working in the field of educational technology.
Jacquelyne is a member of the Western Historical Association, Organization of American Historians, and HASTAC (Humanities, Arts, Technology, Alliance & Collaboratory).
- Works with faculty and staff on Digital Humanities projects.
- Manages the Digital Research Internship Program.
- Advises the Women in Technology and the Society of Women Engineers student groups
- Teaches training sessions in Instructional Technology and Information Technology applications.
- Serves as the Drupal Administrator and develops IT strategies and policies.
“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.