June 9-11, 2023 Events - Fort Plain Museum and Historical Park Fort Plain, NY
September 27, 2022 - Newport, RI
July 18, 2022 Providence, RI - Rhode Island State Archives
July 16, 2022 Providence, RI - Rhode Island Historical Society
June 9, 2022 - Washington, DC - Society of Cincinnati
May 4, 2022 - Providence, RI
March 3, 2021 - Palatine, IL
Buswell Scholars' Series 2021-2022, 250 Years of Remembering: The Changing Landscape of Gaspee History. Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL, February, 2022.
"Accessibility of Assessment Tools and Platforms," Facilitator, Advancing Digital Accessibility Programs at Liberal Arts Colleges - A CLAC Mindshare, online, December 2020 (because, you know, 2020).
"Making Your Teaching Spaces More Flexible," was presented with Michael Rhoadarmer and Whitley Grey at the 2019 Commission on Technology Conference, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL, June, 2019.
"Gaspee Affair Virtual Reality Project," with Adam Blumenthal (Brown University) at Imagining the Coast, Mystic, CT, September 2018.
"Six Things IT Can Do to Get Your Hybrid Program Online," was presented with John Rorvik at the 2018 Commission on Technology Conference, LaTourneau University, TX, June, 2018.
"Technology in the Classroom: Positioning Academic Programs for Flexible Delivery Models," was presented with John Rorvik at the 30th Annual CLAC Conference, Sewanee, TN, June 2018.
Podcast Theology for Life (episode 51:April, 2018) Maritime History and Theology, an interview with Drs. Ed Stetzer and Lynn Cohick. Listen here
Local author, Book discussion, Willington Public Library, Willington, CT, March 2017.
Book presentation, Seamen’s Church Institute, Naval War College – 8 Bells Lecture Series, Newport, RI, December 2016. view here
“Maritime Connecticut: The Classroom and the Community,” New England Faculty Development Consortium, Civic Engagement and Service-Learning, Worcester, MA, November 2016.
Book presentation, Museum Auditorium at Washington’s Headquarters, North Jersey American Revolution Roundtable, Morristown, NJ, November 2016.
“Remembering New England’s Federalist Gadflies at the Bicentennial of the Hartford Convention,” was presented as part of a panel at the Association for the Study of Connecticut History Fall Conference, Hartford, CT, November 2014.
“Digital Authorship: Writing for the web with your undergraduate students,” was an Institute for Teaching & Learning Seminar, Groton, CT, March 2014.
“Rhode Island’s 1772-1773 Gaspee Affair,” was presented at Fraunces Tavern Museum, New York, NY, December 2013.
“Adopting a Digital Textbook and e-Reading with Undergraduates,” was presented with Jo Ann Reynolds as an Institute for Teaching & Learning Lunchtime Seminar, Storrs, CT, November 2013.
“200th Anniversary of the Hartford Convention, 1814-2014,” was presented at the 2013 McMullen Naval History Symposium, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD, September 2013.
“Maritime Piracy,” was presented at the University of Connecticut’s Center for Learning in Retirement, Storrs, CT, September 2013.
“Moving from Analogue Teaching to a Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities,” was presented at the Digital Media / Innovative Collaborations Symposium, Storrs, CT, April 2013.
“Pedagogy and Teaching in the Digital Humanities,” was an Institute for Teaching and Learning Lunchtime Seminar. Storrs, CT, March 2013.
“Maritime Piracy,” was presented to the Marine Science Magnet High School of Southeastern Connecticut (MSMHS), Groton, CT, February 2013.
“Digital Humanities,” was presented with Anna Kijas at Homer Babbidge Library, Storrs, CT, November 2012.
“Reporting on Student Records and trends toward reporting across campus,” was presented with Peter Stevens at New England Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, Wentworth-by-the-Sea, New Castle, NH, November, 2012.
“Mobile Learn for Students,” was presented with Professor Oskar Harmon at an Institute for Teaching & Learning Lunchtime discussion, Storrs, CT, November, 2012.
“Moving from analogue teaching to a digital pedagogy in the humanities,” was presented at the Universitas21 Digital Humanities Conference at Lund University, Lund, Sweden, September, 2012.
“Collaborative Technologies and the 21st Century University: Knowledge Creation and Exchange for the Next Generation,” was presented at Bridgewater State University’s EdTech Day 2012, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA, August, 2012. view here
“Pirates of the Caribbean,” was presented at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, University of Connecticut, Waterbury, CT, September 2011.
“Maritime Piracy,” was presented at The Williams School, New London, CT, September 2011.
“Collaborative Technologies and the 21st Century University: Knowledge Creation and Exchange for the Next Generation,” was presented at Collaborative Technologies for Teaching and Scholarship at a NorthEast Regional Computing Program SIG, Norwood, MA, May 2011.
“The Gaspee Affair,” was presented to Tales of Cape Cod, Olde Colonial Courthouse, Barnstable, MA, August, 2010.
“The End of Privateering: The Peace of Paris and the American Civil War,” was presented to The North American Society for Oceanic History, Council of American Maritime Museums, National Maritime Historical Society, The Steamship Historical Society of America, and The Society for Nautical Research Conference, University of Connecticut, Groton and Mystic Seaport Inc., Mystic Connecticut, May 2010.
“Dual Boot Macs in Classrooms and Labs: The Best of Both Worlds,” was presented to the NorthEast Regional Computing Program SIG, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, March 2010.
“The Gaspee Affair,” was presented to some of the staff of Mystic Seaport, Inc. at their Maritime Lunchure, Mystic, CT, February 2010.
“The Gaspee Affair,” was presented to Leisure Learning in East Greenwich, RI, October 2009.
“Customs Enforcement, Piracy, Smuggling, and the Patriot Cause: Rhode Island’s Gaspee Affair of 1772-1773,” was presented at the Maritime Conference of the Humanities, Buzzards Bay, MA, October 2009.
“Supporting 1.0 Students in a 2.0 World,” was presented at E-Learning 2.0: The Next Generation of Online Education Conference, Storrs, CT, September 2009.
“The Gaspee Affair,” was presented to the Friends of Cranston Public Library, Cranston, RI, May 2009.
“Assessing Computer Technology Competency Among Incoming Students” was presented at the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) Educational Technology Conference, Baltimore, MD, July 2008.
“Interpreting the Gaspee Affair” was presented at the Pawtuxet Village Association General Meeting, Warwick/Cranston, RI, June 2008.
“Opening up Comprehensive Media to a Wider Student Population” was presented at the Association of College and Research Libraries/New England Chapter conference on Media and Popular Culture: Effects on Academic Libraries, April 2008.
“Managing Over-Enrollments and Overrides” NERCOMP Poster Session, Worcester, MA, March 2006.
“The Burning of HMS Gaspee” was presented at UConn’s Avery Point Campus as part of their lecture series “The American Experience” in Groton, CT, October 2005.
“The Legacy of Rhode Island’s Gaspee Affair, 1772-1773” was presented at the New England Historical Association Fall Conference as part of a session titled “Ideology and Property in the Era of the American Revolution” in Kingston, RI, October 2005.
“Managing Over-Enrollment and Overrides” presented at the 91st Annual Meeting of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) in New York City, March 2005.
“Doing Historical Research in a Digital Age” – presented to the Department of History, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, March 2005.
“‘Fire in the hole!’ The burning of HMS Gaspee and a longer view of colonial maritime resistance” presented at The British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (BSECS) 34th Annual Conference at St Hugh’s College, Oxford, UK, January 2005.
“Using BRIO® Quickview to run StudentAdmin Data Mart (SADM) reports” presented at Chaplin Training Center, University of Connecticut Depot Campus, Storrs, CT, October 2003.
“’Tending the Vineyard:’ Maritime Religion on Martha’s Vineyard 1824-1978” presented at the Cape Cod Maritime History Symposium, Hyannis, MA, May 1999.
“Using STUBIO to create and run reports from the Student Records System in FOCEXEC” presented to the Council of Associate Deans of Resident Instruction, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, July 1998.
“Academic Advising and Emerging Technologies” – helped to organize and participated in a presentation for the Northeast Regional NACADA Conference in Portsmouth, NH, March 1998.
“’Good Havens!’: Domesticating the Nineteenth-Century American Merchant Mariner” – presented at the New England Historical Association Fall Conference as part of a session I organized with fellow scholars titled “Maritime Philanthropy” in Storrs, CT, October 1997.
“’Three Sheets to the Wind’: Marine Insurance and Temperance in the Nineteenth Century” – presented at the International Association for the Study of Maritime Mission Conference in Mystic, CT, April 1997.
“Creating the Electronic Lecture” – presented to the Department of History, The University of Connecticut, Storrs, December 1996.
“Rough Waters: Life at Sea in the 19th Century” – presented at the South Street Seaport Museum Conference in New York City, October 1995.
“The Christian Herald and Seaman’s Magazine: Portraying the Mariner as the ‘Worthy’ Spiritually Poor” – presented at the International Association for the Study of Maritime Mission 1995 Conference in Liverpool, UK, April 1995.
Steve holding a microphone addressing a room full of staff while wearing the college's colors, orange and blue.