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

Library & Digital Scholarship Appointments

Librarian/Director of Digital Scholarship & Public Services, Union College
CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow, Digital Scholarship Center, Temple University
Makerspace Technologist, Scholars’ Lab, University of Virginia
Project Manager, Praxis Program, Scholars’ Lab, University of Virginia
Evening Supervisor, Fiske Kimball Fine Arts Library, University of Virginia
Reference Assistant, Alderman Library, University of Virginia

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

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Grayburn, Jennifer, Zachariah Lischer-Katz, Kristy Golbiewski-Davis, and Veronica Ikeshoji-Orlati, eds. Expected 2018. CLIR Report 176: 3D/VR in the Academic Library: Emerging Practices and Trends. Washington D.C.: Council on Information Resources.

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

Grayburn, Jennifer, Veronica Ikeshoji-Orlati, Anjum Najimi, and Jennifer Parrott. 2017. “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.

Publications & Reports

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

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

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

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

Shanks, Mary K., and Jennifer Grayburn. 2012. Cold Weather Testing in Alaska: 1940-1970. Fort Collins, CO: Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands, Colorado State University.

Invited Talks

Society for Scholarly Publishing
“Possibilities and Pitfalls of 3D Research” (2017)

Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh
“3D Printing Ancient Monuments” (2016)

Temple University
“Digital Art History” (2016)


Grayburn, Jennifer. Interview with Nora Young. “Artifacts you can hold thanks to 3D printing.” Spark. CBC Radio, 28 Feb. 2016.


Conference Presenter

Challenges of Preserving 3D/VR Information Resources for Diverse Stakeholder Groups,” with Zack Lischer-Katz, Kristy Golubiewski-Davis, and Veronica Ikeshoji-Orlati, NDSA Digital Preservation, Las Vegas, NV

“Teaching Immersive Video Storytelling: Tips for Getting Started,” with Laura Zaylea, Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts Conference, Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA

“GIS Analysis and the Interconnected Landscape of St. Magnus Cathedral” video, Our Islands, Our Past Archaeology Conference, Kirkwall, Scotland

“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

3D/VR Creation and Curation in Higher Education: A Colloquium to Explore Standards and Best Practices, University of Oklahoma, OK

“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

Vikings: Beyond the Legend, The Franklin Institute Exhibition Discussion, Temple University
Viking Art and Archaeology, Temple University
Viking Art and Gender, University of Virginia
Viking Art and Myth, University of Virginia
Viking Art and the Oseberg Ship Burial, Semester at Sea, Institute for Shipboard Education
He Hath Need of His Wits Who Wanders Wide: Tips to Keep Your Wits in Bergen and Oslo, Semester at Sea, Institute for Shipboard Education
Icons of Norwegian Identity: The History of Norway in 12 Objects, Semester at Sea, Institute for Shipboard Education
Intro to Gothic Art and ‘Year 1200’ Style, University of Virginia
French Gothic, University of Virginia
Norwegian Romanesque Architecture, University of Virginia

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

Professional Service

TechConnect Presentations Component Committee, ACRL
Review Committee, Leifur Eiríksson Scholarship
Student Committee Chair, International Center of Medieval Art

Professional Training

Photogrammetry Training Course, Cultural Heritage Imaging, San Francisco, CA, 2019

Advanced Topics in Digital Art History: 3D and (Geo)Spatial Networks, Visualizing Venice, the Getty Foundation, Duke University, and Venice International University, 2018-2019

Course Design Institute, Center for Teaching Excellence, University of Virginia, 2014

Other Experience

Graduate Assistant in Residence, Echols Scholars Program, University of Virginia
Architectural Historian, Center for the Environmental Management of Military Lands, Fort Wainwright, Fairbanks, Alaska