Emily is a Communications Assistant and member of the Commonwealth Honors College with an anticipated graduation in 2016. She is studying History and Digital Humanities through BDIC program. During her time at UMass Amherst, she has served as a research assistant within the UMass History department, participated in Team Mead, and interned at UMass Press, all the while exploring her interest in public history. Outside of the university, Emily has also interned for the Rhode Island Historical Society and the New Bedford Whaling Museum. In her spare time, Emily enjoys visiting museums large and small, as well as conquering her ever-growing to-read list.