Employment History

Jan 2009-present Cornell University, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Visiting Scientist

Jan-May 2009, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva NY
Medical Historiography Scholar in Residence

Jan 2005-Jan 2009 Cornell University, Department of Science & Technology Studies
Visiting Scholar

May 2004—Jan 2005 Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management, College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Research Support Specialist

1999-2003 Cornell University, School of Hotel Administration Library
Technical Processing Assistant

1985-2002 Owner of Maines and Associates, museum collections management and material culture research firm. Clients included:

Agricultural Museum, Stone Mills NY
Amistad Foundation at the Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford CT
Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Elmira NY
Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield MA
Cayuga Museum of History and Art, Auburn NY
Charles River Museum of Industry, Waltham MA
Cheektowaga Public Library, Cheektowaga NY
Chemung County Historical Society, Elmira NY
Chenango County Clerk's Office, Norwich NY
Children's Museum, Utica NY
City of Auburn Clerk's Office, Auburn NY
Codington County Historical Society, Watertown SD
Corning Inc., Corning NY
Corning-Painted Post Historical Society, Corning NY
Cortland County Historical Society, Cortland NY
Curtiss Museum of Local History, Hammondsport NY
DeWitt Historical Society of Tompkins County, Ithaca NY
Dryden Historical Society, Dryden NY
1890 House Museum, Cortland NY
Eglin Air Force Base, Natural Resources, Niceville FL
Elmira City Schools, Elmira NY
Everhart Museum, Scranton PA
Ferrero Films, Berkeley CA
Granger Homestead, Canandaigua NY
Greater Pittsburgh Museums Council, PA
Groton Historical Association, Groton NY
Historic Palmyra, Palmyra NY
Historical Society of Rockland County, New City NY
Home Box Office, Inc., New York NY
Howland Stone Store, Sherwood NY
Human Performance Network, Ithaca NY
Innovative Dynamics, Inc. (IDI), Ithaca NY
Interlaken Historical Society, Interlaken NY
Jefferson County Historical Society, Watertown NY
Jerry Rescue Monument Commission, Syracuse NY
Johnstown Flood Museum, Johnstown PA
Kings County Clerk's Office, Brooklyn NY
Lower Hudson Conference of Museums, Elmsford NY
Madison County Historical Society, Oneida NY
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis MN
Mummers Museum, Philadelphia PA
Museum of Sex, New York City
Museum of the City of New York, NY

National Park Service
Big Hole National Battlefield, Wisdom MT
Booker T. Washington National Monument, VA
Crater Lake National Park, Crater Lake OR
Everglades National Park, Homestead FL
Fort McHenry National Monument, Baltimore MD
George Rogers Clark National Monument, Vincennes IN
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Page AZ
Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site, Deer Lodge MT
Hampton National Historic Site, Towson MD
New River Gorge National River, Glen Jean, WV
Nez Perce National Historical Park, Spalding ID
Pacific Northwest Region, Seattle WA
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Munising, MI
Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway, St. Croix Falls, WI
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Empire MI
Thomas Stone National Historic Site, La Plata MD
Whitman Mission National Historic Site, Walla Walla WA
National Women's Hall of Fame, Seneca Falls NY
NY State Council on the Arts Museum Aid Program, NY NY
Niagara-Mohawk Power Company, Syracuse NY
Office of New Jersey Heritage, NJ State Parks, Trenton NJ
Old Stone Fort Museum Complex, Schoharie NY
Oneida County Historical Society, Utica NY
Onondaga Historical Association, Syracuse NY
Ontario County Historical Society, Canandaigua NY
Oral Traditions Project, Lewisburg PA
Paley Design Center, Phila. Col. Textiles & Science, PA
Pickering-Beach Museum, Sackets Harbor NY
Potsdam Public Museum, Potsdam NY
Potter County Historical Society, Coudersport PA
Pratt Museum, Prattsville NY
Preservation Association of Central NY, Syracuse NY
Queens Historical Society, Flushing NY
Regional Council of Historical Agencies, Syracuse NY
Roberson Center, Binghamton NY
Rodale Press, Emmaus PA
Rome Historical Society, Rome NY
Salamanca Rail Museum, Salamanca NY
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, NY NY
SNAP Technologies, Ithaca NY
Solvay Public Library, Solvay NY
Thousand Islands Textile Museum, Clayton NY
Tioga County Historical Society, Owego NY
Town of Massena Museum, Massena NY
Tully Area Historical Society, Tully NY
Union County Historical Society, Lewisburg PA
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Belvoir, VA
Waterloo Library and Historical Society, Waterloo NY
Winthrop Group, Cambridge MA
Women's Equality Day, Seneca Falls NY
Yates County Historical Society, Penn Yan NY

1983-1986 Clarkson University, Potsdam NY, School of Management
Faculty of Marketing and Computer-Based Management Systems
Assistant Professor, July 1985 - July 1986
Center for Liberal Studies, Assistant Professor, January 1984 - July 1985
Visiting Scholar, September 1983 - July 1985

1974-1983 Center for the History of American Needlework, Pittsburgh and Ambridge PA
Research Director 1982-83
Director, 1974-1982

1980-1982 Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, Uses of
History Project (Dr. Ernest May, Director)

1975-1983 University of Pittsburgh, Fine Arts Department and Women Studies Program
Adjunct Lecturer in textile history

1976-1983 Carlow College, Art Department, Pittsburgh PA
Guest Lecturer in textile history

1975-1976 Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield CT
Summer Lecturer in textile history. Position funded by the National Endowment for the Arts.

1972-1975 University of Pittsburgh, Hillman Library, Reference Department
Reference Assistant