A career spent studying the life, presidency, and family of Theodore Roosevelt was on full display when Prof. Stacy Cordery appeared recently on the two-part History Channel documentary, Theodore Roosevelt. Cordery, who teaches courses on the Gilded Age, First Ladies, and modern United States history, addressed many facets of Roosevelt’s fascinating life. Cordery is the … Continue reading ISU History Professor Featured on History Channel Documentary
Dr. Jack Seitz, an alumnus of ISU, will be giving a talk titled “Ukraine War: Historical Background” on Monday, March 7, at 7pm. You can attend the lecture via Webex. The log in information is listed on the above flyer.
Prof. John Monroe’s recent book Metropolitan Fetish: African Sculpture and the Imperial French Invention of Primitive Art was co-winner of the 2021 Arnold Rubin Outstanding Publication Award. The Rubin Award is given once every three years by the Arts Council of the African Studies Association and recognizes “works of original scholarship and excellence in visual presentation that make significant … Continue reading Prof. John Monroe is co-winner of the Arnold Rubin Outstanding Publication Award
Nathan Cirian is a second year MA student. Tell us about yourself. Where are you from? How did you get here? I was born in Denver, Colorado in 1996. My family eventually settled down in Davenport, Iowa when I was about five. I had the typical history interests as a kid: the World Wars, the … Continue reading MA Mondays Presents — Nathan Cirian
Rachael A. Beyer graduated with an MA in American history in 2013. Prior to returning to school, I served in the Air Force in Japan, worked as a health care administrator in Pennsylvania, ran a hydroponics lab for a start-up company in Colorado, and shipped seeds for the USDA Plant Introduction Station in Ames. Despite … Continue reading MA Mondays Presents — Rachael A. Beyer