Hello, I am Scott A. Gavorsky

This is my home page, giving an overview of my digital humanities, teaching, and research projects.

My current scholarly research interests are questions of civil society, politics, and the formation of modern public policies.

All opinions on this website are my own.

Get Started Bio Sheet Curriculum vitae

Historian and project director

Experience working in the academic and cultural non-profit sectors.

  • 10 years collegiate teaching experience (live, online, and blended).

  • 6 years experience in academic and cultural sector in northeastern Nevada.

  • Member of the Nevada Humanities Board of Trustees.

  • Extensive presentation work before students, partners, stakeholders, the public, and in the media.

  • Strategic and tactical planning, implementation, and maintenance for sustainable, multi-partner, non-profit projects.

  • Event organization for informational, scholarly, and fundraising purposes.

Digital Humanities

Experienced digitial humanities project design, execution, and grant management experience.


Accomplished speaker before public audiences and the media.


More than 10 years collegiate teaching experience, in live, online, and blended formats.


Specialist in 19th-century France, education development, public policy, and civil society.

Professional Positions

Great Basin College

Professor of History Jul 2016 - Jun 2018

Instructor of History Aug 2012 - Jun 2016

American and European History surveys; Modern Middle East; Modern Science and Society; Roman Civilization.

University of Alaska Anchorage

Term Instructor, History Aug 2009 - Jun 2012

Western Civilization surveys


Emory University 2009

Doctorate in History

Oglethorpe University 1999

Bachelor of Arts, History, summa cum laude

Georgia Perimeter College 1997

Associate of Arts, History, with Highest Honors

“Whatever life may be, and whatever horror men have made of it, the world is a lovely place, a magic place, something to marvel over. The world is an amazing place.”

D. H. Lawrence, The Lost Girl (1920)

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Mailing Address

878 2nd Street
Elko, Nevada 89801-3012