Professor Stacy Cordery of the Iowa State University History Department was elected vice-president and president-elect of the Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era (SHGAPE) in December. Prof. Cordery is Senior Historical Consultant for the Theodore Roosevelt Center and a long-time member of the Theodore Roosevelt Association Advisory Board. Author of Alice: … Continue reading ISU Historian Elected President of SHGAPE
The Department of History is pleased to announce that our 2009 graduate Maggie Luttrell Roby is recipient of the 2022 College Young Alumni Award. Maggie, who also earned a Women’s Studies degree followed by a Masters in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, currently works for Cargill in Kansas City. She credits Prof. Michael Bailey with … Continue reading History Graduate Earns College Young Alumni Award
Iowa State University Distinguished Professor of History Pamela Riney-Kehrberg’s new book – When a Dream Dies: Agriculture, Iowa, and the Farm Crisis of the 1980s –was recently published by the University Press of Kansas. The research for this innovative work of social history draws extensively on sources in the Iowa Women’s Archives, the Drake University Political Papers Collection, records in the State Historical … Continue reading Historian Digs Into 1980s Farm Crisis
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. James T. Andrews (University Professor of Modern Russian History) and Dr. Margaret R. LaWare (Associate Professor of English) announce the forthcoming publication of their new co-edited book Art and the Global City (Oxford/NYC: Peter Lang, June 2022). Based on an international conference at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (November 2019), the book … Continue reading Dr. James T. Andrews co-edits upcoming book “Art and the Global City”
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.