Before joining the FSI team in June 2015, Dr. Barton was a graduate student in the History Department at Princeton University. During her graduate career, she served as a Resident Graduate Student or RGS for Rocky College (in 2012), a Writing Fellow for the Princeton Writing Center (in 2013), and a Lecturer for the "Ways of Knowing" course (in 2014) for the Freshman Scholars Institute. Dr. Barton has taught a variety of courses at institutions in the area, including a writing seminar in the Princeton Writing Program. She has also worked as a Project Manager in the Office of Development at Princeton University where she gained a broad understanding of the University's diversity and inclusion initiatives. She is excited to work in the Office of Programs for Access and Inclusion, which includes FSI, the Mellon Mays Program (MMUF), and the Scholars Institute Fellows Program (SIFP). Dr. Barton holds a Ph.D. in History as well as certificates in Gender and Sexuality Studies and the McGraw Teaching Program from Princeton University. Her research considers the role of gender and sexuality in determining the boundaries of modern nation-states.