Awarded to an exceptional fulltime graduate student in History.
Anne Dobberteen is a doctoral student in the Department of History and Art History. She holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree from the George Washington University. Anne serves as the Digital Humanities graduate research assistant at Fenwick Library, where she works on a variety of digital history projects at the library's Center for Mason Legacies. Her own research focuses on public history and the visual culture of nineteenth- and twentieth-century U.S. cities. Anne has curated exhibitions, conducted oral histories, managed collections, and done other public history work at various organizations in Washington, D.C. She is currently sound editor for the podcast Public History in a Virtual Age. Before coming to George Mason University, she served as assistant curator of the Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection at the George Washington University Museum. In the future, Anne hopes to return to a career in the museum or public history world.