BioTelling received her M.A. in History from William & Mary in May 2019. Prior to arriving at William & Mary, Telling received a dual B.A. in History and French from The University of Texas at Austin in May 2017.
She is currently writing her dissertation, tentatively titled “‘Authors of Mischief’: Quaker Family and Community Relations in the early Carolinas and Virginia.” She is also a coordinator for the Omundro Institute of Early American History and Culture’s “Octo” webpage. In spring 2022, Telling taught the course “American History to 1877” as a Graduate Teaching Fellow. The same year, she served as President of the History Graduate Students Association. Telling’s other responsibilities in the department have included working as a Teaching Assistant for Global History since 1500 and an Editorial Apprentice for the Omohundro Institute.