Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D. , History of Art and Architecture, University of Virginia, April 2016
M.A. Medieval Icelandic Studies, University of Iceland, 2014
M.A. History of Art and Architecture, University of Virginia, 2011
B.A. History and Art History, Allegheny College, 2008

Fellowships & Awards

CLIR Microgrant, Project Leader
Construct3D Scholarship
CLIR Postdoctoral Fellowship
Society of Fellows Summer Grant
Praxis Fellowship
Course Design Institute Tuition Grant
Carl H. and Martha S. Linder Center Travel Grant
Robert Kellog Memorial Scholarship, Leifur Eiríksson Foundation
Dumas Malone Graduate Research Fellowship
Summer Foreign Language Institute Fellowship
Carl H. and Martha S. Linder Center Travel Grant
Presidents’ Fellowship
Presidential Scholarship
Doane Prize

Teaching Experience

Lecturer in Art History, Viking Art & Archaeology
McIntire Department of Art, University of Virginia

Lecturer in Architecture, History of Architecture I & II
Architecture School, University of Virginia

Teaching Assistant: UVA in Italy: Renaissance and Baroque Rome (J-Term), Economic Development & Entrepreneurship (Semester at Sea), Modern Art: 1900-1945, Art Since 1945, Romanesque & Gothic Art, History of Architecture I, Arts & Cultures of the Slave South

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Grayburn, Jennifer, and Ammon Shepherd. “Beyond the Page: Outreach and Research in Academic Library Makerspaces” (accepted for the Proceedings for the 2nd International Symposium for Academic Makerspaces, September 2017).

Grayburn, Jennifer, Veronica Ikeshoji-Orlati, Anjum Najimi, and Jennifer Parrott. “Shiny Things: 3D Printing and Pedagogy in the Library.” In A Splended Torch: Learning and Teaching in Today’s Libraries, edited by Jodi Reeves Eyre, John C. Maclachlan, and Christa Williford, 125-142. Washington D.C.: Council on Library and Information Resources, September 2017.

Publications & Reports

Grayburn, Jennifer. “Monasteries in the Archdiocese of Niðaros,” Monasticism in Iceland Project Report, Klaustrin á Íslandi, 2015.

Grayburn, Jennifer. “Architectural Images in Icelandic Manuscripts,” Monasticism in Iceland Project Report, Klaustrin á Íslandi, 2015.

Grayburn, Jennifer. “Can Ivanhoe Facilitate Playful Learning Both In and Out of the Classroom,” Editor’s Choice, Digital Humanities Now, 2015.

Grayburn, Jennifer. Annotation for Simon Keynes, “King Athelstan’s Books” & Annotation for Torfi H. Tulinius, “Political Exegesis or Personal Expression? The Problem of Egils saga,”, 2014.

CEMML Report: Cold Weather Testing in Alaska: 1940-1970, 2012


Conference Presenter

“Digital Humanities as Critical Making,” Innovations in the Digital Humanities Pedagogy Mini-Conference at Digital Humanities, Montreal, Canada

“Remaking the Past: Teaching Art History and Material Culture through 3D Printing,” Construct3D, Duke University, Durham, NC

“Critical Making and Experimental Learning with 3D Printing,” Blended Learning Conference, Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA

“Maker Talk: Hurdles Setting Up a Makerspace in Your Library,” The Library Collective, Knoxville, TN

“Makerspaces as Classrooms,” Teaching with Technology Symposium, Philadelphia, PA

“Doors of the Dead, Doors of the Dying: Narrating Domestic Architecture in the Icelandic Sagas,” read by Torfi Tulinius, Time, Space & Narrative in Medieval Icelandic Literature, Reykjavík, Iceland

“Literary Interpretations and Architectural Inquiry: A New Approach to Architectural References in Orkneyinga saga,” Annual Meeting of the Medieval Academy of America, South Bend, Indiana

“Architecture as Text: The Status of St. Magnus Cathedral as musteri in Orkneyinga saga,” 2nd International St. Magnus Conference, Lerwick, Scotland

“Power and Patronage on the Outer Norse Edge,” University of Chicago, On the Edge: Medieval Margins and the Margins of Academic Life Symposium, Chicago, Illinois

“Constructing Power: St. Magnus Cathedral and the Medieval North Sea World,” University of California, Constructing Worlds: Making and Breaking Order Conference, Irvine, California

“Science and Social Influence in Medieval Gynecological Manuscripts and Images,” Florida Atlantic University, Bodies of Art Conference, Boca Raton, Florida

“Streetwise in Pompeii: via dell’Abbondanza and via dell Foro” Panel Presentation, The Classical Association of the Middle West and South, Southern Section Conference, Richmond, Virginia

Session Organization

“Career Options for Graduate Students and Recent PhDs beyond the Tenure-Track Job,” with Alice Sullivan, Sponsored by the ICMA and MAA Graduate Student Committees, Australian and New Zealand Association for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, University of Queensland, Australia

“Maritime Connections and Medieval Art,” Sponsored by the ICMA Student Committee, International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds, England

Guest Lectures

Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh
“3D Printing Ancient Monuments” (2016)
Temple University
“Digital Art History” (2016)

University of Virginia
“Viking Art and Gender” (2015)
“Viking Art and Myth” (2014)
“Intro to Gothic Art and ‘Year 1200’ Style (2012)
“French Gothic” (2011)
“Norwegian Romanesque Architecture” (2010)

Semester at Sea, Institute for Shipboard Education
“Viking Art and the Oseberg Ship Burial” (2014)
“He Hath Need of His Wits Who Wanders Wide: Tips to Keep Your Wits in Bergen and Oslo” (2014)
“Icons of Norwegian Identity: The History of Norway in 12 Objects” (2014)

Professional Service

TechConnect Presentations Component Committee, ACRL
Review Committee, Leifur Eiríksson Scholarship
BiblioPhilly, Metadata Editor

Past Professional Experiences

Graduate Assistant in Residence, Echols Scholars Program, University of Virginia
Student Committee Chair, International Center of Medieval Art
Makerspace Technologist, Scholars’ Lab, University of Virginia
Project Manager, Praxis Fellows Program, Scholars’ Lab, University of Virginia
Fine Arts Library Supervisor, Fiske Kimball Library, University of Virginia
Reference Librarian, Alderman Library, University of Virginia
Architectural Historian, Center for the Environmental Management of Military Lands, Fort Wainwright, Fairbanks, Alaska