Anne Dobberteen

Anne Dobberteen

Anne Dobberteen

Graduate Research Assistant

U.S. History: U.S. history, visual culture, public history, urban history

Anne is a Ph.D. candidate and serves as Digital Humanities Graduate Research Assistant at Fenwick Library. She works on a variety of digital history projects at the library's Center for Mason Legacies, including the Mason Family Account Book digital transcription project and Black Lives Next Door. Her own research focuses on the visual culture of nineteenth- and twentieth-century U.S. cities.

As a public historian, Anne has curated exhibitions, conducted oral histories, managed collections, and done other public history work at various organizations in Washington, D.C. She served as assistant curator of the Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection at the George Washington University Museum from 2013-2018. Click here for specific work experience.

Selected Publications

Dobberteen, Anne. “Eye of the Bird: Urban Views of Washington, D.C.” Washington History, Vol. 31, No. 1 (Fall 2019)


The George Washington University, BA, History 2010

The George Washington University, MA, American Studies 2012

Recent Presentations

“Spotlight on the Collection: Accessibility and Opportunities for Young Museum Professionals.” Albert H. Small – George Washington University Museum Symposium. Presenter and symposium co-organizer. This annual symposium showcases new student research and work in the Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection. Hosted by the George Washington University Museum. October 2017.