PC: Valerie Ortiz

Danielle is currently a graduate student at Florida State University working towards a PhD in History. Her major field is Modern European History, and minor fields include Public History, War & Society, and Gender & Sexuality. Her advisor is Dr. Nathan Stoltzfus. She is a recipient of the Baumgarten & Gibbons Greatest Generation Graduate Fellowship. Her fields of study include Modern European History, British History, WWI History, WWII History, Military History, Gender & Sexuality, Public History, and Holocaust Studies.

Before resuming her graduate studies, Danielle served as an adjunct professor of history at Jacksonville University and as the Early Childhood Education Program Coordinator at the Jewish Community Alliance.

Previously, she earned her Masters in Modern European History (1790 to the Present) with a minor in Public History . Dr. Stoltzfus, along with Dr. Charles Upchurch and Dr. Diane Roberts, made up the committee that approved Danielle’s Master thesis, “DOING A REAL JOB”:  THE EVOLUTION IN WOMEN’S ROLES IN BRITISH SOCIETY THROUGH THE LENS OF FEMALE SPIES, 1914-1945. Her thesis  focused on female spies of WWI and WWII  as a framework to explore how the the lives of British women at large during this time also changed.

Dr. Jennifer Koslow, Chair of the Public History Program was the Major Professor overseeing Danielle’s Public History capstone project– the research, creation, and production of a new musical, “Shadow of Darkness,” geared towards Holocaust education.

While in graduate school, Danielle served as the Communications Officer of the History Graduate Student Association for two years. She also taught Holocaust courses as a Hebrew School Teacher at synagogue Shomrei Torah and interned with the Holocaust Education Resource Council in Tallahassee, FL.

Danielle is also a proud member of the Society for Military History, the Women in Intelligence Network, the Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender History, and the North American Society for Intelligence History.