Work Experience

Digital Scholarship Strategist
Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana
February 2018–May 2019

Digital Content Specialist
U.S. House of Representative: Office of Art and Archives, Washington, DC
October 2015–February 2018

Digital Publications Graduate Intern
J. Paul Getty Trust: Getty Publications
Los Angeles, CA September 2014–September 2015

Research Assistant (LT Grant Funded)
George Mason University: Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media
Fairfax, VA May 2014-September 2014

Collections Assistant (LT Grant Funded)
NOVA Parks: Carlyle Historic House
Alexandria, VA January 2014-May 2014

Teaching and Research Assistant
George Mason University: Department of History and Art History
Fairfax, VA August 2013-December 2013

Curatorial Intern
Virginia Archeology Museum
Alexandria, VA August 2013- May 2014

School Administration Manager
AppleTree Institute
Washington, DC July 2011-July 2013

Education and Volunteer Coordinator
The Martin Pollak Project
Baltimore, MD September 2009-July 2011


Szajewski, M. Collins, P. Grimes, S. Gibson, A. Shaw, M. (Forthcoming) Surveying Research 2 University Libraries to Shape Local Programs at Ball State University and Beyond. In: Essays on Developing Digital Scholarship Services. McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. Jefferson, NC.

Grimes, S. Butterworth, A. Frey, J. Westin, J. Behaim, J. Leclercq, C. Moitinho, V. (2019) “Visualization” Ancient Itineraries Institute White Paper, Edited by: Dunn, S. Foka, A. Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College London. 

Grimes, S. Pellegrini, E. (2019) “Wrapping up.” Ancient Itineraries: Exploring Digital Art History, King’s College London. 

Grimes, S. Middle, S. (2018) “Space, Place and Time.”  Ancient Itineraries: Exploring Digital Art History. King’s College London.

Grimes, S. (2018) “From Visualization to Representation.”  Ancient Itineraries: Exploring Digital Art History. King’s College London.

Grimes, S. Trulock, A. (2017) “Records go visual: Digitizing, exhibiting, and contextualizing archives from the House of Representatives.” In: Proceedings of the MW17: Museums and the Web 2017, Museums and the Web, LLC. Silver Spring, MD.

Grimes, S. (2015) “Inspiration for the Next Generation.” The Getty Iris. J. Paul Getty Trust.

Grimes, S. (2015) “Grad Intern Diary: Steph Grimes.” The Getty Iris. J. Paul Getty Trust.


“The Digital Futures of Ancient Objects: Discussing Next Steps for Collaborative Digital Humanities Projects” Archaeological Institute of America Annual Meeting, Jan 2–5, 2020. Washington, DC. (Presenter)

“Incorporating 21st-century Skills into Museum Practices” Michigan State University, Michigan State University Visiting Artist & Scholar Lecture Series, October 17th, 2019. Lansing, Michigan. (Guest Lecturer and Workshop Facilitator)

“Creating and Completing Digital Humanities Projects” Purdue University Fort Wayne THATCamp Midwest, October 5th, 2018. Fort Wayne, Indiana. (Chair)

“What Is Records Search? Creating an Online Presence for the Records of the U.S. House of Representatives on the History, Art, & Archives Website,” A Return to the Archives: Society for History in the Federal Government Annual Conference, April 13, 2017, National Archives, Washington, DC. (Panelist)

“Got data viz?” CAA THATCamp: Digital Art History and Visual Culture, Feb 9–10th 2015. New York, New York. (Panelist)

“Usability Testing and User Experience Design” CAA THATCamp: Digital Art History and Visual Culture, Feb 9–10th 2015. New York, New York. (Chair)

“Porticus of Octavia and Livia: Public Recognitions of the Female Sphere”, Rebuilding the City: New Approaches to Ancient Urbanism, April 11–13th, 2014, Austin, TX. (Presenter)

Awards and Grants

Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) Travel Scholarship,  3D Modeling for the Digital Humanities and Social Sciences, June, 2018.

J. Paul Getty Trust, Digital Publications Graduate Internship, September, 2014September, 2015.

University of Mary Washington, Undergraduate Research Grant, September, 2004–May, 2005. 

University of Mary Washington, Simpson Alden Study Abroad Scholarship, September, 2004–May, 2005. 

Affiliations and Memberships

Community Standards for 3D Data Preservation: Access and Discovery Working Group, August, 2018–present. (Member)

Kings College,  London, UK Institute in Ancient Itineraries: The Digital Lives of Art History, Sept, 2018–March, 2020. (Member)

BSU Digital Scholarship Lab,  February, 2018–May, 2019. (Principal Staff)

Digital Library Federation: Digital Scholarship Working Group, June, 2018–present. (Member)

Balkin Heritage Field School Participant, Heraclea Lyncestis Excavation Project, Bitola, Macedonia July, 2012. (Participant)

GMU Art History Graduate Association, Fairfax, VA August 2011–August 2013. (Vice President)

Middlebury Italian Language School, Middlebury, VT August, 2007. (Participant)

School Year Aboard (SYA)  Viterbo, Italy, August, 2004May, 2005. (Participant)


King’s College London
London, UK (Forthcoming)
Doctorate of Philosophy: Digital Humanities
Emphasis: Digital Art History

George Mason University
Fairfax, VA September 2010-December 2013
Master of Arts: Art History
Emphasis: Classical Roman Art and Archeology, Digital Art History

University of Mary Washington
Fredericksburg, VA September 2005-June 2009
Bachelor of Arts, Double Major: Classical Civilization, Italian Studies
Emphasis: Roman Funerary Art, Post-WWII Italian Society