MARGARET PUGH O’MARA University of Washington Department of History 315 Smith Hall - Box 353560 Seattle, WA 98195-3560 PH (206) 685-2928 – FAX (206) 543-9451 firstname.lastname@example.org
2007 to Present
University of Washington Assistant Professor, Department of History (2009-) Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of History (2007-2009)
2002 to 2007
Stanford University Affiliated Scholar, Bill Lane Center for the West (2007-) Acting Assistant Professor, Department of History (2004-2006) Associate Director, Bill Lane Center for the West (2004-2007) Postdoctoral Fellow in the Study of the North American West (2002-2004)
1997 to 2002
University of Pennsylvania Instructor, Urban Studies Program Research Fellow, Program on Non-Profits, Universities, Communities, and
Schools (funded by the Kellogg Foundation) Teaching Assistant, Department of History Graduate Assistant, Urban Studies Program
OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
1998 and 1999
The Brookings Institution Guest Scholar, Urban and Metropolitan Policy
Research on metropolitan growth management; urban economic development; regional governance; economic equity and spatial mismatch; welfare reform and the welfare-to-work transition.
1996 to 1997
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Special Assistant, Administration for Children and Families
Policy specialist handling institutional change after welfare reform; applicability of labor laws to
welfare recipients; privatization; tribal welfare reform.
1995 to 1996
The White House Domestic Policy Analyst
Policy specialist handling Empowerment Zones; community and regional economic development.
1993 to 1995
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Intergovernmental Affairs Specialist
Collaborated with state and local governments in Medicaid and AFDC reform; worked on health
care and welfare reform legislation; child and family policy.