Dr. Damico studies and teaches American history, focusing
on environmental history and the history of the U.S.-Mexico borderlands.
Her dissertation studied water conflict in nineteenth-century New Mexico.
Since coming to Saint Francis University in 2009, she has expanded her research
to include local issues, such as the ramifications of the famous Johnstown
flood of 1889. She is currently researching and writing a manuscript on
the social, cultural, and environmental history of the margarita. Her
publications include "The Cebolleta Land Grant: Multicultural Contention
and Cooperation," Natural Resources Journal, Fall 2008, and
"Should the Liberal Arts Resist Marketability?" available at https://societyforvalues.wordpress.com/2017/02/28/should-the-liberal-arts-resist-marketability/ .
Saint Francis University, Loretto, PA
Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA, Visiting Assistant Professor of History, 2008-2009
Central New Mexico Community College, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Instructor of History, 2006-2008
Service in the Academic Community
Member of Editorial Board of Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal(http://www.psupress.org/Journals/jnls_Soundings.html), 2017-present
Service at Saint Francis University
Service within the wider community
Member of Cambria County Historical Society Board of Trustees, 2012-Present
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