Beyond Coursework: Maddie Mott
Written by Evan Smiley on May 26, 2017
In this episode of Beyond Footnotes we interview Maddie Mott, a PSU history undergraduate and development coordinator at the Clackamas County Historical Society. This is Maddie’s second time on the show– in winter quarter we interviewed her and her colleague Corinne Rupp their work at the Clackamas County Historical Society. Recently Maddie had an article published in the journal Willamette Valley Voices, entitled “The 1830-1833 Disease Epidemic of Oregon: A Closer Look” and was awarded the prize of Best Undergraduate Paper. In this episode she discusses her research for the article, which included interdisciplinary work of history and medicine, her experience with professionally publishing an article, and her process of applying to and deciding on graduate school.
Maddie Mott is a senior at Portland State University and is bound for Brown University this fall, where she will be the Digital Media Fellow in their Public Humanities Fellow. She works as the Development Coordinator at the Clackamas County Historical Society. You can read her article in the latest issue of Willamette Valley Voices.