Ph.D., U.S. History, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
M.A., U.S. History, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
B.A., History, Rice University.
CURRENT ACADEMIC APPOINTMENT:
Associate Professor. Wheaton College.
CURRENT RESEARCH AND TEACHING:
Wheaton College Digital History Project. Co-Director with Zephorene L. Stickney, College Archivist and Special Collections Curator. 2004-present.
DIGITAL HUMANITIES PUBLICATIONS:
The Wheaton College Digital History Project: Undergraduate Research in a Local Collection. Invited. In Writing History in the Digital Age, ed. Jack Dougherty and Kristen Nowrotski (University of Michigan Press; undergoing open peer review, fall 2011). <http://writinghistory.trincoll.edu/teach/wheaton-college-digital-history-project-tomasek/>.
The Wheaton College Digital History Project: Digital Humanities and Undergraduate Research, in Digital Humanities 2011: Conference Abstracts (Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Library, 2011), 377-379.
Digitizing Ephemera and Parsing an 1862 European Itinerary, with Zephorene L. Stickney, in Digital Humanities: DH 2010, Conference Abstracts (London: Office for Humanities Communication and Centre for Computing in the Humanities, Kings College London, 2010), 377-379.
Teaching with the History Engine: Experiences from the Field, with Lloyd Benson (first author), Julian Chambliss, Jamie Martinez, and Jim Tuten, Perspectives (May 2009).
Digital Technologies: Teaching and Expanding Access to Archival Documents, in Women’s Memory: The Problem of Sources (Istanbul: Women’s Library and Information Centre Foundation, 2009), 400-408.
Encoding Text, Revealing Meaning: Pedagogical Implications of the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) for Teaching History at Small Liberal Arts Colleges, with Scott Hamlin, Zephorene L. Stickney, and Kathleen Ebert Zawasky, International Journal of Knowledge, Technology, and Society, 1/3 (2006): 157-164.
Baptist Networks in the Mid-Nineteenth-Century United States. Harvard Center for Geo-Spatial Analysis Conference 2010. <http://isites.harvard.edu/fs/docs/icb.topic744647.files/NMW_Harvard_2010_final.pdf>.
Teaching with TEI: Research Methods in History. TEI Members Meeting 2009. <http://www.tei-c.org/Vault/MembersMeetings/2009/files/Tomasek_TEI_2009.pdf>.
2011 Level I Start-Up Grant. Office of Digital Humanities. National Endowment for the Humanities.
DIGITAL HUMANITIES INVITED TALKS:
2011 Beyond New Media: Digital Scholarship and the Undergraduate Curriculum.
SELECTED PRINT PUBLICATIONS:
Duaterra’s Tattooing: Marking Bodies in Lydia Maria Child’s “Mary Howard” and The Girl’s Own Book, Letterature d’ America (Italy), 25, no. 106 (2005): 5-27.
Not a Nervous Man: Gender Anxiety and Women’s Rights in Antebellum Bangor, Maine, in Of Place and Gender: Essays on Women in Maine History, ed. Marli F. Weiner (Orono, Maine: University of Maine Press, 2005), 27-50.
A Greater Happiness: Searching for Feminist Utopia in Little Women, in Little Women and the Feminist Imagination, ed. Jan Alberghene and Beverly Lyon Clark (New York: Garland, 1999), 237-259.
Children and Family in Fourierist Communities, Connecticut History, 37, no. 2 (Fall 1996-Spring 1997): 159-173.