C.V.

Andrew M. Schocket

Professor, History and American Culture Studies

Bowling Green State University

Bowling Green, OH 43403

aschock at bgsu dot edu

(419) 372-8197

 

Education

College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA                                                              1993-2001

Ph.D. in History

Dissertation: “Consolidating Power: Technology, Ideology, and Philadelphia’s Growth in the Early Republic.”

Yale University, New Haven, CT                                                                                        1986-1990

B.A. in History

 

Fellowships and Awards

Participant, NEH Summer Seminar, “The Early American Republic and                                    2011

the Problem of Governance”

Ohio Academy of History Outstanding Publication Award                                                         2008

for Founding Corporate Power in Early National Philadelphia

Scholar in Residence, Institute for the Study of Culture & Society,                                   2007-2008

Bowling Green State University

Short-term Fellowship, Program in Early American Economy and Society                       2002-2003

at the Library Company of Philadelphia

Trent R. Dames Civil Engineering History Fellowship, Huntington Library                      2001-2002

Sons of Cincinnati Dissertation Fellowship                                                                       1996-1997

Research Fellow, Philadelphia Center of Early American Studies                                      1996-1997

 

Publications

Books

Fighting over the Founders: How We Remember the American Revolution.  New York: New York University Press, 2015.

Founding Corporate Power in Early National Philadelphia.  DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2007.

 

Articles and Essays

“Benjamin Franklin in Popular Memory,” in David Waldstreicher, ed., The Blackwell Companion to Benjamin Franklin. Malden: Blackwell Publishing, 2011, 479-498.

“Little Founders on the Small Screen: Interpreting a Multicultural American Revolution for Children’s Television,” Journal of American Studies, online print preview May 2010; print February, 2011 Vol. 45, No. 1, 145-163.

“The American Revolution: New Directions for a New Century,” Reviews in American History, September 2010, vol. 38, No. 3, 576-586.

Isaac Land and Andrew M. Schocket, “Introduction: New Approaches to the Founding of the Sierra Leone Colony, 1786-1808,” Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History, Winter 2008, Vol. 9, No. 3.

“Corporations and the Coalescence of an Elite Class in Philadelphia,” in Billy G. Smith and Simon Middleton, eds., Class Matters: Early North America and the Atlantic World, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008, 123-137.

“Review Essay: Freedom Given or Freedom Taken?  Britain, the American Revolution, and the Black Loyalists,” Itinerario; Winter 2006, Vol. 30, No. 2, 129-133.

“Pennsylvania: Mobilization,” in Harold Selesky, ed. Encyclopedia of the American Revolution, 2nd ed.  New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 2006, 889-895.

“Thinking About Elites in the Early Republic,” Journal of the Early Republic, Vol. 25, No. 4 (Winter 2005), 547-555.

“The American Revolution Had a Minimal Effect on the British Empire,” in Keith Krawczynski, ed,. History in Dispute: The American Revolution, New York: St. James Press, 2003, 168-172.

“Consolidating Power: Technology, Ideology, and Philadelphia’s Growth in the Early Republic.” Enterprise & Society December 2002, Vol. 3, No. 4, 627-633.

“In Medias Res: One Atlantic Immigration, 1795-1796,” in James N. McCord, Jr. and Andrew M. Schocket, eds.  Moving On: European, Atlantic and American Migration in the Age of Expansion and Settlement, 15th-20th Centuries.  Student Papers from the EU/USA Intensive Conference/Workshop.  Williamsburg: College of William & Mary, 1995, 28-34.

 

Editing

Isaac Land and Andrew M. Schocket, eds., Special Issue on the Establishment of the Sierra Leone Colony, Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History, Winter 2008, Vol. 9, No. 3.

James N. McCord, Jr. and Andrew M. Schocket, eds.  Moving On: European, Atlantic and American Migration in the Age of Expansion and Settlement, 15th-20th Centuries.  Student Papers from the EU/USA Intensive Conference/Workshop.  Williamsburg: College of William & Mary, 1995.

 

Reviews

Review of Lance Banning, Founding Visions: The Ideas, Individuals, and Intersections that Created America, edited and with an Introduction by Todd Estes, Foreword by Gordon S. Wood; Journal of Southern History, forthcoming.

Review of Thomas P. Slaughter, Independence: The Tangled Roots of the American Revolution, Common-place, forthcoming.

Review of Michael A. McDonnell, Clare Corbould, Frances M. Clare, and W. Fitzhugh Brundage, eds., Remembering the Revolution: Memory, History, and Nation Making from Independence to the Civil War, Journal of the Early Republic, Fall 2014, Vol. 34, No. 3, 489-492.

Review of Edward Countryman, Enjoy the Same Liberty: Black Americans and the Revolutionary Era, Journal of American Ethnic History, Fall 2013, Vol. 33, No. 1, 97-98.

Review of Seth Cotlar, Tom Paine’s America: The Rise and Fall of Transatlantic Radicalism in the Early Republic and Michal Jan Rozbicki, Culture and Liberty in the Age of the American Revolution, Journal of Southern History, August 2012, Vol. 78, No. 3, 696-699.

Review of Robert Martello, Midnight Ride, Industrial Dawn: Paul Revere and the Growth of American Enterprise, Business History Review, Spring 2012, Vol. 86, No. 1, 146-148.

Review of Bruce Yenawine, Benjamin Franklin and the Invention of Microfinance, Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, April 2011, Vol. 135, No. 2, 206-207.

“A Tale of One Merchant in the Early United States,” Reviews in American History, December 2009, Vol. 37, No. 4, 529-536.

Review of Lawrence A. Peskin, Captives and Countrymen: Barbary Slavery and the American Public, 1785-1816,  Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, Summer 2009, Vol. 107, No. 3, 431-432.

“Revolution #10? New IOUs and Debts No Honest Man Could Pay in the Early Republic,” Reviews in American History, September 2006, Vol. 34, No. 3, 315-323.

Review of Sean Patrick Adams, Old Dominion, Industrial Commonwealth: Coal, Politics, and Economy in Antebellum America, Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, July 2006, Vol. 130, No. 3, 341-342.

Review of Timothy H. Breen, Marketplace of Revolution: How Consumer Politics Shaped American Independence, New England Quarterly Vol. 78, No. 3, 467-469.

Review of Derek Hayes, Historical Atlas of Canada, American Review of Canadian Studies, Autumn 2003 Vo. 33, No. 3, 429-431.

Review of Laura Rigal, The American Manufactory: Art, Labor, and the World of Things in the Early Republic, Journal of the Early Republic, Summer 1999, Vol. 18, No. 2, 316-319.

 

Digital Humanities

Magazine of Early American Datasets (MEAD) http://repository.upenn.edu/mead/.

Project coordinator of effort to preserve, catalog, and make publicly available datasets

generated by early Americanists, in cooperation with Billy W. Smith (Montana State University) and the McNeil Center of Early American Studies (University of Pennsylvania).  In progress.

Project Manager, The Scholar’s Dashboard:                                                                     2012-2014

Creating a Multidisciplinary Tool Via “Design and Build” Workshops http://www.scholarsdashboard.org

NEH Office of Digital Humanities Start-up Grant

 

Works in Progress

The World Turned Upside Down: How Governance Worked during the American Revolution, book, under contract, Johns Hopkins University Press.

“Making Solons from Outlaws and Cincinnati from Rebels: Civic Opportunity and the End of the American Revolution,” article.

 

Grants

Co-applicant, Coverdell/Peace Corps Fellows Program Application                                            2012

American Culture Studies representative for BGSU institutional application

Canadian Studies Special Grant, International Council for Canadian Studies                    2002-2003

Grant-in-Aid, Center for Business, Technology, and Society                                                      1999

at the Hagley Museum and Library

Travel Grant, Society for the History of Technology                                                                   1998

Research Grant, College of William and Mary                                                                  1998-1999

Research Grant, College of William and Mary                                                                  1997-1998

Summer Research Grant, College of William and Mary                                                             1997

 

Presentations and Conference Participation

“Making Solons from Outlaws and Cincinnati from Rebels: Civic Opportunity and the End of the American Revolution,” at “‘So Sudden an Alteration’: The Causes, Course, and Consequences of the American Revolution,” Massachusetts Historical Society, April 2015.

Comments and chair, “Constructing Digital Histories: (Mis)Representations of the Past in Video Games,” Ohio Academy of History, March 2015.

“What Do Users Want?,” Ohio Digitization Interest Group, November 2014.

Roundtable moderator and convener: “The Fun, Fury, Pleasure, Pain, and Process of Program Review in the 21st Century,” American Studies Association, November 2014.

“Scholar’s Dashboard: Functional and Technical Requirements for Digital Repositories,” Poster Session, Digital Humanities Summer Institute Colloquium, June 2014.

Roundtable participant, “ASA Committee on Programs and Centers: Strategies for Intra-Institutional Alliances to Ensure Program Stability,” American Studies Association Annual Conference, November 2013.

“Strength in Numbers?: Past and Future Intersections of Class, Early America, and Digital History,” “On the Anvil of Labor History in the Revolutionary Era: Billy G. Smith and Fellow Artisans,” November 2013.

“Two Cheers for Statistics!,” Celebrating the 2013 International Year of Statistics, October 2013.

“Scholar’s Dashboard,” National Endowment for the Humanities, Office of Digital Humanities Project Managers Meeting, September 2012.

“Scholar’s Dashboard: Building Digital Tools to Answer Humanistic Questions,” Big Data Day, Bowling Green State University, September 2012.

Roundtable participant, “Contesting Conservative Interpretations of the Founding Fathers,” Organization of American Historians Annual Conference, April 2012.

Roundtable participant, “The Bowling Green State University Faculty Union,” Battleground States Conference, February 2011.

Comments, “Disintegrating Values and Burgeoning Egos: Conservatives, Narcissists, and Neo-Nazis,” Battleground States Conference, February 2011.

“Swords and Plowshares: The Stuff of Conflict in American History,” invited talk, 6th Annual Midwest Historical Archaeology Conference, October 2010.

“Learning By Doing Roundtable, ‘Policy History in the Classroom,’” 2010 Policy History Conference, June 2010.

Comments, “Violent Connections : Technology, Citizenship, and Capitalism,” Battleground States Conference, February 2010.

“Politics and the American Revolution in the 2008 Presidential Campaign,” Newberry Library Seminar in Early American History and Culture, January 2010.

Comments, “Revolutionary Repercussions in the Atlantic World,” Southern Historical Association Annual Conference, November 2009.

“Little Founders on the Small Screen, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love a Children’s Cartoon of the American Revolution,” Upstate American History Workshop, March 2009.

“A Nation Born in Blood: Violence, Trauma, and the American Revolution,” British Group in Early American Studies, September 2008.

“Revolutionary Studies: New Approaches to the American Revolution,” Ohio Seminar in Early American History and Culture, January 2008.

“Errand to Africa: Boston King, the British Empire, and the Founding of Sierra Leone,” Institute for the Study of Culture and Society, Bowling Green State University, October 2007.

Comment, “Black Soldiers in the Revolutionary Era,” Consortium on the Revolutionary Era, February 2002.

“Boston King, Sierra Leone, and the British Empire,” African Studies Association, November 2006.

“From African-American to American-African: Boston King’s Atlantic Migration,” Diasporas, Migration and Identities: British Group in Early American Studies, September 2005.

“The Birth of Corporate Power in Early National Philadelphia,” McNeil Center of Early American Studies Summer Colloquium, July 2005.

“A King’s Revolution, A Diasporan Homecoming: Boston King’s African Errand,” Institute of Transformation Studies, University of Hannover, June 2005.

“‘Many Great Deliverance’s’: Boston King’s Atlantic Revolution,” American Historical Association, January 2005.

“Thinking About Elites in the Early Republic,” Society for Historians of the Early American Republic, July 2004.

“United States, Inc.: Corporations and the Formation of an Atlantic World Elite Class,” Class & Class Struggles in North America & the Atlantic World, 1500-1800, September 2003.

“Philadelphia, Inc.: Corporations and the Formation of an Atlantic World Elite Class,” Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture Annual Conference, June 2003.

“A Nexus of Power: Corporations and Technology in Early Republic Philadelphia,” Policy History Colloquium, Bowling Green State University, March 2003.

“Sibling Rivals: Competition and Cooperation Among Business Corporations in Early Nineteenth-Century Philadelphia,” Business History Conference, April 2002.

“Consolidating Power: Technology, Ideology, and Philadelphia’s Growth in the Early Republic,” Dissertation session, Business History Conference, April 2002.

“Shifting Visions and the Rhetoric of Internal Improvement in Philadelphia, 1790-1825,” Pennsylvania Historical Association, October 2001.

“Reaping or Sowing: Government and Big Business in Early Republican Pennsylvania,” Society for Historians of the Early American Republic, July 2000.

“The Political Economy of Corporate Charters in Early Nineteenth-Century Philadelphia,” Newberry Seminar on Technology, Politics, and Culture, December, 1999.

“Distributed Benefits: Infrastructure Technologies in Early Nineteenth-Century Philadelphia,” Society for the History of Technology Annual Conference, Baltimore, October 1998.

“In Neoclassical Economics, the Erie Canal Should End at Philadelphia: Analyzing Technological Growth in Early National America,” Philadelphia Center of Early American Studies, Works-in-Progress Series, November 1997.

“The First Philadelphia Waterworks as the Harbinger of Industry,” Cities and Industries of the Western World from the 15th Century to the 19th Century, EU/USA Intensive Workshop/Conference, Ghent, Belgium, March 1995.

“The Individual Experience: Benjamin Henry Latrobe’s Atlantic Immigration, 1795-1796,” EU/USA Intensive Workshop/Conference, Williamsburg, VA and Chapel Hill, NC, February 1995.

 

Research Interests

The American Revolution, memory, digital humanities, the Atlantic world.

 

Public Engagement

“America’s founding obsession: What we really talk about when we talk about the founding fathers,” Salon.com, February 16, 2015 (http://www.salon.com/2015/02/16/americas_founding_obsession_what_we_really_talk_about_when_we_talk_about_the_founding_fathers/)

History News Service.  History-based articles distributed to roughly 300 metropolitan daily newspapers in the United States and North America.

“The Federal Government Should Hold On To General Motors,” December 22, 2012.

“Death, Taxes, and the American Founders,” December 13, 2010.

“Tea Parties Then and Now – A Crucial Difference,” April 15, 2010.

“The Bailout: A Far Cry from Socialism,” October 11, 2008.

“An Immigrant in the White House? But Will It Be Arnold?” March 10, 2004.

“Gay-Marriage Decision: Just the Beginning of the Debate,” November 29, 2003.

“The Leak in Our Wall of Security,” October 13, 2003.

“Grand Fenwick, Afghanistan and Iraq,” January 23, 2003.

“America Needs New Words on Sept. 11” August 26, 2002.

“Our Federal Government: Still for Sale,” July 31, 2002.

“The Hidden Consequences of Campaign Finance Reform,” March 22, 2002.

“Enron’s Collapse Follows a Familiar Pattern,” January 25, 2002.

“Sharing the Burdens of War,” November 6, 2001.

“A Golden Opportunity for the Social Security Trust Fund,” October 8, 2001.

“Faith-Based Groups Should Be Careful What They Wish For,” June 11, 2001.

PA-Books, PCN-TV.  Discussed Founding Corporate Power in Early National Philadelphia for one-hour long episode of television book show, May 20, 2007.

 

Academic Positions

Professor of History and American Culture Studies                                                                  2015-

Bowling Green State University

Associate Professor of History and American Culture Studies,                                         2008-2015

Bowling Green State University

Associate Professor of History, Bowling Green State University                                      2007-2008

Assistant Professor of History, Bowling Green State University                                       2001-2007

Instructor, Ball State University                                                                                         2000-2001

Graduate Instructor, College of William and Mary                                                                     1998

Teaching Assistant, College of William and Mary                                                             1994-1996

 

Courses Taught

ACS 7450                         Publication and Professionalization

ACS/HIST 7400               Genealogy of American Culture

ACS 6760                         Memory in American Culture

ACS 400/ETHN 480         American Jewish Culture

ACS3000/HIST3910        Reacting to the American Past

ACS6820                          Introduction to the Digital Humanities

HIST 7200                                                                                               Foundations of U.S. Policy

HIST 7000                                                                                                          Ohio Policy History

HIST 6940                                                                                     Historical Research Methodology

HIST 6210                                                                                     Topics in Early American History

HIST 4220/5220               The American Revolution

HIST 4210/5210               Colonial America

HIST 4140/5140               History of Canada

HIST 4000/5820               The Atlantic World, 1500-1800

HIST 3150                                                                                                     Slavery in the Americas

HIST 2050                                                                                                                    Early America

HNRS 2010                      Introduction to Critical Thinking

 

Students Advised

Ph.D

Amy Drees, “Staying in the Cemetery Business in Perpetuity: The Cultural Implications of Maintaining Ohio Public Cemeteries,” expected December, 2015.

Heather Sloane, “Invisible Partners: Uncovering Connections between the Culture of Medical Education and Poverty in the U. S.,” August, 2015.

Elisabeth Woronzoff-Dashkoff, “Professional Female Musicians of the Eighteenth Century: Developing a Feminist Historiography,” August 2014.

Angie Fitzpatrick, “Women of Ill Fame: Discourses of Prostitution and the American Dream in California, 1850 – 1890,” Ph.D. dissertation in American Culture Studies, August, 2013.

Kelly Watson, “I Laid my Hands on a Gorgeous Cannibal Woman”: Anthropophagy in the Imperial Imagination, 1492 – 1763.” Ph.D. dissertation in American Culture Studies, 2010.  ACS Nominee, BGSU Distinguished Dissertation Award.

Matthew Bloom,  “Creating Connections: Economic Development, Land Use, and the System of Cities in Northwest Ohio During the Nineteenth Century.” Ph.D. dissertation in History, 2009.

Amanda Miracle,  “Rape and Infanticide in Maryland, 1634-1689: Gender and Class in the Courtroom Contestation of Patriarchy on the Edge of the English Atlantic.”  Ph.D. dissertation in History, 2008.

 

M.A.

Joshua Catalano, “The Commemoration of Colonel Crawford and the Vilification of Simon Girty: How Politicians, Historians, and the Public Manipulate Memory,” M.A. thesis in American Culture Studies, May, 2015.

Giang Nguyen Dien, “9/11 and the American Myths, Ten Years After,” M.A. thesis in American Culture Studies, August, 2012.

Tiffany Knoell, “Animating America: Warner Bros. Animation during the Depression,” M.A. thesis in American Culture Studies, May 2012.

Matthew Bloom, “Mudhole to Mudhole: Roads, Canals and the Rise and Decline of Economic Centers in Northwest Ohio, 1808-1860” M.A. thesis in History, 2005.

John Ellis, “Methodism in America and England: The Life, Death, and Rebirth of Egalitarian Radicalism or the Transformation of Sanctification Theology, 1738-1848,” M.A. in History, 2005.  Winner, BGSU Dept. of History Distinguished Thesis Award.

Kimberly Groth, “A Restraint Beyond Any Law: Interracial Marriage in Colonial and Early Republic Pennsylvania,” M.A. thesis in History, 2005.

 

Teaching Interests

American cultural history, digital humanities, memory in American culture, the culture and history of early North America, the American Revolution, and the Atlantic World; Jewish-American culture.

 

Professional Activities

Secretary, Bowling Green State University Faculty Association                                     2014-present

Co-facilitator, Digital Curation Learning Community, BGSU                                                     2015

Organizer, BGSU Coding for Humanists workshop                                                                   2014

Member, Committee of Center and Program Directors                                                      2013-2016

American Studies Association

Facilitator, Digital Humanities Project Management Learning Community, BGSU           2013-2014

Manuscript reviewer, Journal of Women’s History                                                                     2013

Director of Communications                                                                                              2010-2013

Bowling Green State University Faculty Association

Member, Executive Committee                                                                                           2010-2013

Bowling Green State University Faculty Association

Member, Negotiating Council                                                                                            2010-2013

Bowling Green State University Faculty Association

American Journeys                                                                                                                      2013

Speaker for Teaching American History grant project administered by Miami University-Hamilton.

Member, Institute Committee, Digital Cultures in the Age of Big Data Institute                2012-2013

Reacting to the Past workshop leader, BGSU                                                                             2012

Editorial Board, Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies                        2009-2012

Black Swamp Scholars Summer Institute                                                                                    2010

Speaker for Teaching American History grant project administered by the Ohio Historical Society

Member, Interim Council                                                                                                            2009

Bowling Green State University Faculty Association

Co-chair, Card Campaign Committee                                                                                 2008-2009

Bowling Green State University Faculty Association

Book manuscript reviewer, University of Michigan Press                                                           2009

Advisory Board, The Encyclopedia of the Early Republic and Antebellum America, M.E. Sharpe, 2010.

Ohio Policy History Initiative.                                                                                           2005-2007

Developed and conducting program guiding undergraduate and graduate research on Ohio education policy, presented in print to state legislators and on the web to the public in cooperation with the BGSU College of Education, the BGSU Center for Regional Development, and the Ohio Legislative Service Commission (the Ohio legislature’s research organization).  Project on history of K-12 funding policy at state level in Ohio received a special commendation from the Speaker of the House of the Ohio General Assembly.

History Links                                                                                                                              2006

Project manager for additional funded year of Dept. of Education Teaching American History Grant.  Responsible for all academic content, inviting speakers, and administration of week-long seminar for K-12 teachers.

Expanding America and History Links                                                                              2003-2006

Participated as pedagogical and research methods instructor and discussion leader in weeklong and one-day K-12 teacher seminars under auspices of Department of Education Teaching American History grants co-administered by the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center and BGSU.

Member, Steering Committee, History News Service                                                         2003-2005

 

 

Professional Development

Digital Humanities Summer Institute, Databases for Humanists                                                 2014

Digital Humanities Winter Institute, Project Management Workshop                                         2013

NEH One-day fellowship workshop                                                                                           2012

Faculty Improvement Leave, BGSU                                                                                   2008-2009

ICS Grant Writing Group                                                                                                  2007-2009

Reacting to the Past Seminar (Seminar for Reacting to the Past teaching techniques)                 2006

Discover Contextual Teaching and Learning, BGSU                                                         2005-2006

CTLT Research and Teaching Learning Community                                                         2003-2004

Quebec Summer Seminar (Seminar on Quebec history and culture)                                           2002

Giving the Future a Past (Conference on the teaching of Canadian history)                                2001

 

Administrative Experience

Director, BGSU American Culture Studies                                                                    2012-present

Graduate Coordinator, BGSU Department of History                                                       2010-2012

Undergraduate Advisor, BGSU Department of History                                                     2006-2008

 

University Service

Chair-elect, BGSU Arts & Sciences Council                                                                     2014-2015

Member, BGSU Institute for the Study of Culture and Society Director                           2014-2015

Search Committee

Member, BGSU Institute for the Study of Culture and Society                                         2014-2015

Fellowship Committee

Member, BGSU Graduate College Distinguished Thesis Selection Committee                 2013-2014

Member, Joint Administrative/BGSU-FA Committee on Research and Grants                 2013-2014

Chair, BGSU Arts & Sciences Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Committee                      2013-2014

Member, College of Arts & Sciences Dean Search Screening Committee                                  2014

Member, BGSU Summer NEH Nomination Committee                                                   2013-2014

Member, Administrative Council, BGSU School of Cultural and Critical Studies          2012-present

Member, BGSU CIO Advisory Board                                                                           2011-present

Member, BGSU Technology in the Classroom and Laboratory Committee                   2011-present

(Academic Software Advisory Committee through Spring, 2013)

Member, BGSU Graduate Council                                                                                 2010-present

Member, BGSU Graduate Council Sub-committee on Student Affairs                          2010-present

Member, BGSU Africana Studies Advisory Board                                                        2001-present

Member, BGSU Arts & Sciences Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Committee                 2012-2013

Member, Evaluation Committee, BGSU Department of History                                        2010-2012

Member, BGSU Graduate Dean Performance Evaluation Committee                                         2012

Member, U.S. African-American History Faculty Search                                                  2011-2012

Member, Search Committee, Director of School of Critical and Cultural Studies,                       2011

BGSU

Chair, BGSU College of Arts and Sciences Promotion and Tenure Review                      2010-2011

Committee

Chair, BGSU Information Technology Committee                                                            2010-2011

New Student Orientation and Registration Advising                                                                   2010

Member, BGSU Information Technology Committee (ITC)                                             2009-2010

Chair, ITC Survey Subcommittee                                                                                 2009-2010

Member, M.A. Executive Committee, BGSU American Culture Studies                           2009-2012

Member, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, BGSU Department of History              2009-2010

Judge, BGSU Charles E. Shanklin Research Competition                                                          2010

Member, Selection Committee, Distinguished Instructor/Lecturer Award                          2007, 2010

BGSU College of Arts and Sciences

Mentor, BGSU Mentoring Incentive Grant                                                                        2008-2009

Member, OBOR History TAGS Committee                                                                      2006-2008

Chair, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, BGSU Department of History                   2006-2008

Member, BGSU College of Arts and Sciences Social Science Curriculum Committee      2006-2008

Member, Undergraduate Awards and Scholarships Selection Committee                                   2008

BGSU College of Arts and Sciences

Member, Faculty Senate Standing Committee on Professional Affairs                              2003-2007

Webmaster and Technology Officer, BGSU Department of History                                 2001-2007

Member, Search Committee for Associate Dean of Student Affairs                                            2006

BGSU College of Arts and Sciences

Member, Ad Hoc Committee on Merit and Tenure Policy,                                                2005-2006

BGSU Department of History

Secretary, BGSU Department of History                                                                           2001-2006

Member, Graduate Committee, BGSU Department of History                                          2003-2004

Chair, Faculty Senate Standing Committee on Professional Affairs                                   2002-2003

Member, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, BGSU Department of History              2002-2003

Member, Ad Hoc Committee on Undergraduate Teaching, BGSU Dept. of History         2001-2002

BGSU Residence Faculty Fellow                                                                                      2001-2002

 

 

Other Professional Experience

Historic Interpreter, Colonial Williamsburg                                                                       1994-1998

Database Systems Analyst, Aspen Systems                                                                       1991-1993

Assistant Manager, Bell Atlantic                                                                                        1990-1991