Curriculum Vitae

Research and Professional Experience

KLM Wyoming Historian

Sole Proprietor
Sole-Proprietorship. I transform my on-going research on Wyoming history into engaging presentations and related merchandise for the public. I also craft presentations based on commission. I conduct research in archives, libraries, private family collections, and digitized collections. I sell and donate my research services to private individuals, museums, and other groups. I sell my services as a fact-checker and writer for public exhibits. I manage one employee who books my calendar and works on professionalizing the business. I handle the federal and state taxes. Notable accomplishments: I have lobbied the WY Secretary of State’s Office concerning the integrity of state symbols; my research protected two historic flags through amending a 1945 law with Senator Jim Anderson; I delivered an address at the unveiling of the Pomeroy Marker at the home of Esther Morris; and given presentations at venues like the Wyoming State Fair and Casper College Humanities Festival. Upcoming presentations are planned for the Oregon-California Trails Association annual meeting in Nebraska and libraries around Wyoming. I also teach classes at Casper College for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute., A Project of the Wyoming Historical Society

Assistant Editor
September 2022 – Current
I serve on the editing team, assisting with edits, fact-checking, submission forms, and topic planning. I write blogs. I seek out new authors and promote at my public events. I represent and the Wyoming Historical Society on the History Succession Committee, which is a collaboration between history organizations in Wyoming. I serve on the editing team for a Wyoming History book. I will be delivering presentations on Wyoming related topics and writing associated articles. I am representing and the Wyoming Historical Society at the 2023 Civic Season Kick-Off Event in June, Cheyenne, WY. I have applied for grant funding from the Wyoming Humanities Council to support a video series to accompany our published articles, which I will edit.


National Historic Trails Interpretive Center, Bureau of Land Management

GS-6 Park Ranger
April 2021-August 2022

I led daily operations including opening, closing, visitor services, disseminating tourist information, and booking & leading tours. I assisted with bookstore operations including inventory. I scheduled speakers and wrote press releases. I delivered informal and formal interpretive presentations for the public. I researched related history to share with co-workers and the public. I assisted with and led trail trek programs at Independence Rock and elsewhere. I informed the public of federal regulations, Leave No Trace principles, and public land regulations. I deescalated interactions with the public concerning federal public health regulations. Notable accomplishments include organizing the first annual History Harvest event and successful programs on trail preservation which caused our bookstore to sell out of Ezra Meeker’s books and saw the public joining organizations like the Oregon California Trails Association.


National Historic Trails Interpretive Center, Bureau of Land Management

GS-6 Park Ranger Emergency Hire
March 2019-April 2019

I assisted with daily operations & bookstore sales, youth programing and VisitCasper in disseminating tourist information. I lead school tours and a tour for Tourist Ambassadors from around the world, educated the public about opportunities to explore our public lands, put together mailings, and monitored contractors. I researched and wrote text panels for the temporary exhibit “Events of 1848”.


National Historic Trails Interpretive Center, Bureau of Land Management

GS-4, Step: May 2011 – June 2013

I assisted with daily operations such as, taking entrance fees, bookstore sales, visitor orientations & questions, and giving school tours. I assisted with 10 Year Anniversary celebrations, including content writing, being Seymore on the local news, & in historic dress during events. I provided research for public programs, special events, and temporary exhibits. Assisted with History Club on Trail Treks. I attended Alan Leftridge’s Interpretive Writing workshop in 2013. I published, “Book Review: Emigrants on the Overland Trail: The Wagon Trains of 1848” in the Annals of Wyoming, Summer/Autumn 2012. I gave public presentations, “Red Cloud & the Bloody Bozeman” in 2011; “Wyoming Women’s Equality: From Suffrage to Lynching” in 2013. In 2013, I also gave a presentation for Holocaust Memorial Day to the Casper BLM Field Office, which counted toward 45 minutes of diversity training credit for attendees. 


National Historic Trails Interpretive Center, Bureau of Land Management

Internship: December 2010 – January 2011

During this internship, I assisted with research in the American Heritage Center at the University of Wyoming and I wrote several panels for the traveling Buffalo Soldier Exhibit, which I helped install. I also assisted with daily operations and visitor services as needed.


Substitute Teacher, Natrona County School District

January 2017- June 2019

I managed classrooms, implemented lesson plans, lead student discussions, delivered lectures, assisted students, wrote detailed daily reports, met with counselors to discuss concerns about students’ well-being and academics. In 2018, I worked as a long-term substitute for two regular and two A.P. psychology classes. I crafted lesson plans, developed lectures, designed and graded homework assignments, created content on Google Classroom, moderated class discussion boards, arranged speakers, and held conferences with parents. Notable lectures:

  • Gender in the U.S. 19th Century: Invited to share my expertise with two A.P. U.S. History classes after they watched a short video on women in the 19th century.
  • Judaism before the Holocaust: Given to the Holocaust class offered to sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Followed by a casual conversation about Jewish holidays and customs.
  • Holocaust and “Humor”: Given to three sophomore language arts classes reading Night by Eli Wiesel and a selection on the White Rose Society after a series of antisemitic acts of vandalism occurred at the school. Delivered again at the request of history teachers.
  • Logs: How-to Solve with Some Historic Background: Given to two classes of freshmen on the historical background of logarithmic equations and how to solve

Tutor – Tutor Doctor
August 2018 – August 2019
Create lesson plans by researching the standards for each student; Meet with students using Bramble, an online classroom; Utilize prompts and go over expectations; Read and critique students’ writing; Write a summary of each session and schedule new sessions using an online system, Big Apple. I tutor students in test prep for the ACT, SAT, GRE, STAAR, and A.P. History and Psychology Exams; I also tutor students in basic study skills, organization, English and history.

Research Assistant, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

August 2013 – May 2015

I researched under the guidance of Dr. William G. Thomas, III and Kaci Nash for the digital project, O Say Can You See: Early Washington D.C. Law and Family. I transcribed Francis Scott Key’s correspondence and transcribed court cases using mark-up coding to make the cases word searchable and linked to each person mentioned.


Visualizing History: Clyde Malone Community Center – Lincoln, NE
Project Lead Historian
Spring 2015
As a team we created and presented a project proposal to the board of directors at the Clyde Malone Community Center. Eric Saxon and I conducted interviews with members of the community to gather oral history and help shape the project. I worked primarily on creating the Board Meeting Minutes exhibit and content for the timeline. We presented the final product to the Board of Directors at the Malone Community Center, as well as to the Center for Digital Humanities and partnered departments at the University-Nebraska-Lincoln.


Teaching Assistant, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Spring 2014 & Spring 2015

I worked on the teaching team for the Holocaust class offered by Dr. Gerald Steinacher. I held regular office hours, lead discussion sections, coordinated Holocaust survivors and scholars to visit our classes, coordinated movie showings and off-campus visits, and I graded essays & tests. I delivered a lecture on the Death Marches.


Gan Simcha Teacher, Lincoln Jewish Community School

September 2014 – June 2015

Ran a classroom of pre-school aged students focused on Judaism. Taught Hebrew words, planned crafts and activities around each holiday, discussed progress with parents, lead weekly discussions on kindness, read and discussed Jewish stories.


Student Success Leader – Hollins University, Roanoke, VA
Fall 2011
Course: Queens and Queenship
Helped with classroom management and discussion sections; Held office hours and met with students to discuss
academic work and help with writing; Hosted social events; Checked in with students throughout the academic year.




University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2016

Master of Arts Degree, History

Thesis title: Father and Servant, Son and Slave: Judaism and Labor in Georgia, 1733-1809

Digital Humanities Practicum: Lead historian on the Malone Community Center History project.

Rawley Conference Chair: Planned and delegated the 10th Annual Rawley Conference in the Humanities, including handling logistics, booking & paying keynote speakers, call for papers, organizing, and running the conference.


Hollins University, 2012

Bachelor Of Arts Degrees, History & English/Creative Writing

Summa Cum Laude

History Honors Thesis title: The Slave and the Sabbath

English Honors Thesis title: Take it to the River, Child

Honors Societies: Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta, Sigma Tau Delta, Omicron Delta Kappa, and Alpha Psi Omega

Awards: Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award, David Longfellow History Award

Teaching Assistant & Student Mentor for the Queens and Queenship First Year Seminar 2011-2012

Placed third in Hollins First Annual Student Symposium, 2012 for a chapter from The Slave and the Sabbath

STAND, anti-genocide coalition: Student Senator & organizer of the University’s first Holocaust Memorial events.

Exhibit Work

  • Buffalo Soldiers temporary exhibit, wrote and designed several panels, National Historic Trails Interpretive Center [NHTIC], Jan. 2011
  • Holiday on the Homestead, Wyoming Women: Grace Raymond Hebard and Verna Keays Keyes panels, NHTIC, Dec. 2019
  • Verna Keays Keyes and the Wyoming State Flag, Natrona County Library, Feb. 2021
  • Patriotism from Peaks to Prairies, Traveling Daughters of the American Revolution exhibit, first featured at Fort Caspar, June-July 2022


  • President – Casper Chapter League of Women Voters
  • Member of Western History Association
  • Member of American Historical Association
  • Member of Colorado-Wyoming Association of Museums
  • Member of Natrona County Historical Society
  • Member of Fort Caspar Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution
Kylie holding a wooden WY State Flag
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