Ian Scott Wilson

1701 College Avenue Box 1033, Fredericksburg, VA 22401 — 540-424-2346



Bachelor of Arts in History (Major GPA- 3.78)                                                                                     May 2017

University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, Virginia

  • Research on: the Presidential Election of 1920, Calvin Coolidge, Woodrow Wilson & WWI,

Frederick the Great of Prussia, Nazi Esotericism                                                                                     

  • Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya, Israel                                                                    Fall 2011- Spring2013



Transcriber, The Papers of James Monroe, University of Mary Washington                                           Fall 2016-

Fredericksburg, Virginia                                                                                                                                                Present

  • Adding to the ongoing project to be published: reading and copying letters written from

1814-1816 concerning battle tactics, diplomatic concerns, hostage situations


InternRegional Security Office, American Consulate, Frankfurt, Germany                                            Summer 2016

  • Participated in and/or taught the inner workings related to diplomatic security including

the safety of Americans overseas, the organization and efficiency of a local guard force,

and counter-surveillance


InternFrankfurt Regional Diplomatic Courier Division, American Consulate, Frankfurt, Germany               Summer 2016

  • Practiced logistics and organization relating to the movement of classified documents

and materials from different United States diplomatic posts


Campaign Staff, Richard Dynes for Mayor, Fredericksburg, Virginia                                                         Spring 2016

  • Distributed election literature, participated in campaign meetings with the candidate,

and met with potential voters


Student Senator, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, Virginia                                           Spring 2016

  • Voted on and discussed various issues (environment, dining logistics, grounds, etc…)



  • Cultural understanding and extensive world travel experience (Egypt, South Africa, Israel, Germany, Brazil, etc…)
  • Excellent research skills and strong writer and editor
  • Transcription of ancient documents
  • Interviewing (Governor Bill Richardson, Senator Mike Gravel, Ralph Nader, man-on-the-street, etc…)
  • Computer Proficient (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc…)
  • Sony Vegas Movie Studio



  • Article published in History Magazine                                                                                                     Winter 2016
  • Article published in The Blue and Gray Press, University of Mary Washington                      Spring 2016
  • Article published in The Surratt Courier                                                                                                  Spring 2015
    • Researched with an American History professor, at the National Archives and the Library of Congress
  • Academic Achievement Award at NOVA (Liberal Arts Division)                                                   Spring 2015
  • Article Published in Plaything of Sutekh, England                                                                                              Spring 2014
  • Second Prize in C-SPAN’s National StudentCam competition                                                       Spring 2008
  • First Prize in C-SPAN’s National StudentCam competition                                                              Spring 2007
    • Commendations from President George W. Bush, Senator John Warner, Congressman Tom Davis

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