Curriculum Vitae

Brent G. Stewart

1727 Massachusetts Ave NW; Washington, DC 20036

Phone: (716) 307-7009    Email: stewhistory@gmail.com

Education:                   

George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia

M.A. , United States History                                     December, 2012

 

Saint Bonaventure University, Saint Bonaventure, New York

B.A., History                                                  May, 2010

Minor: Political Science

Educational Highlights:  

Research Projects

                  Spring, 2010   Roosevelt and his Masterful Fireside Chats
                                                      – Senior Thesis   Fall, 2010

                  A Convenient Relationship: A Historiography of FDR and the News Media                                                             – Historiographical Essay   Spring, 2012

                  Failed Intelligence and the Cuban Missile Crisis: Why the Soviets Almost Got Away with It
                                                      – Culminating M.A. Project

Franklin & Al: The Misunderstood Relationships of Two Dynamic Friends
– Ongoing Independent Research

Presidential Inauguration Seminar (The Washington Center)

> Met with prominent political figures such as Bob Schieffer and Dana Bash

> Observed several debates regarding news ethics

> Witnessed the Inauguration of President Barack Obama

Professional Membership

American Historical Association

National Trust for Historic Preservation

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

Arlington House Dance Society

 

French Language Experience

> Completed five semesters of French and now have a ‘Professional Working Proficiency’

Community Involvement:

District 5 Regional History Day
> Evaluated student documentaries
> Graded historiographical papers

Arlington House Volunteer
> Provided historical interpretations for visitors
> Guided visitors through the house

Employment:

         National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
Account Manager                             09/2012 – Present

Serve as point of contact for business owners seeking certification. Manage ongoing relationships with members. Conduct outreach to potential suppliers. Manage document workflow and applicant database. Provide training and business development services
                        Key projects:
> Developed orientation programming
> Facilitated and designed teleconference for constituents

Program/ Operations Fellow           04/2012 – 9/2012

Provided operations support in areas of human resources, communications, and general office administration. Created system for weekly HR reporting. Provided executive assistance for president and CEO, including travel, financial tracking, and technical troubleshooting. Proofread online media journal and published weekly reports.
                        Key projects:

> Provided research assistance and analysis for various programs
> Drafted written correspondence on behalf of executive leadership

Fairfax County Public Schools

                        Lead Tutor and Coordinator                                       9/2010 – 04/2012

Provided training to middle and high school student via AVID Tutorial programs, while serving as coordinator for three schools within the district. Provided feedback to teachers and developed/refined curriculum to meet goals of students and AVID program. Responded to inquiries and collaborated with administrators, teachers, and programs directors to reach goals.
                         Key projects:

> Provided overall administration of the program, including supervision, processing necessary records, and staff scheduling
> Improved student work ethic by demonstrating necessary study skills and group collaboration.

Georgetown Day School

After-School Teacher                                  08/2011 – 03/2012

Taught elementary and middle school students in active after-school program.
                        Key projects:

> Wrote curriculum and taught various classes, including a class on gardening and sustainability.
> Facilitated student-run committees, while providing resources and encouragement.

Congressional Youth Leadership Council  

Faculty Advisor for Conferences                2010-2011

Taught international high school students in hands-on summer conferences lasting 12 days each.
                       Key projects:

> Simulated United Nations environment through active class participation and dialogue.
> Facilitated discussion on leadership and roles in the international community.

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