Since the university is moving to work from home until further notice, I will strive to support everyone to make this a success. Below you will find requirements, recommendations of what you can be working on, and links to information about software you will be having questions on over the next few weeks. IF … Continue reading WebEx and Canvas tools and user guides.
History from the Inside The ISU Department of History, in cooperation with Ames Public Library, hosts a monthly “Your Historians” series every Spring. History faculty and students illustrate how we conduct our research, drawing back the curtain on the practice of history. The remaining talks for this, our third season, are: Tuesday, 18 Feb “Carrie … Continue reading History from the Inside
Tunde Adeleke, Professor of History and Director of the ISU African and African American Studies Program, has just published Martin R. Delany’s Civil War and Reconstruction: A Primary Source Reader. Delany (1812-1885), an abolitionist and journalist, promoted black nationalism and through his writings influenced figures such as Marcus Garvey and Malcolm X. He served in … Continue reading New Civil War Primary Source Reader
Prof. Amy Rutenberg, assistant professor of History, is becoming the “go to” expert for issues surrounding the draft. With tensions in the Middle East rising, increasing the size of United States military forces has become a hot topic in the media, so much so that the Selective Service website crashed as people rushed to understand … Continue reading History Professor Informs Draft Debate
Iowa State University’s PhD program in Rural, Agricultural, Technological and Environmental (RATE) History is pleased to invite applications for a 6-year, fully-funded PhD fellowship in Indian Ocean World and Middle Eastern Environmental History. Iowa State University is a partner with McGill University’s Indian Ocean World Centre and an international team of more than twenty universities … Continue reading Indian Ocean World PhD Fellowship
With support from an ISU Graduate Research Fellow, History doctoral candidate Michael Belding is spending this semester conducting research at the Gotha Research Center in Gotha, Germany. There, he will focus on a collection of letters written by immigrants in the Midwest to family and friends in Germany. These letters provide evidence for his dissertation, … Continue reading Research Fellow Profile: Michael Belding
Christopher Reed is currently researching Sino-American relations during the 1920s. His dissertation will explore American attitudes, official and popular, toward China. He is one of four History graduate students recently awarded an ISU Graduate Research Fellowship to spend a semester conducting research and writing. Chris has visited the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library, where the papers … Continue reading Research Fellow Profile: Chris Reed
Congratulations! The Department of History is proud to acknowledge these award-winning faculty members, recognized at the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Convocation on 5 September 2017: Prof. Amy Bix, named Outstanding Career Achievement in Research award winner; Prof. Brian Behnken, named Mid-Career Achievement in Research award winner; and Prof. Tim Wolters, named the Excellence … Continue reading Award Winning Faculty!