"I want to convey their responsibilities as Americans... "
Dr. A. Kristen Foster explains the roots of her interest in history and the relevance of studying the American Revolution. Prof. Foster teaches courses in the history of the early republic, American women, and social movements of the 1960s. She is the author of Moral Visions and Material Ambitions: Philadelphia Struggles to Define the Republic, 1776-1836 (2004).
"It struck me to my core..."
Dr. Daniel Meissner details the moment he became a historian. Prof. Meissner teaches courses on modern China and on Asian-American relations. He is the author of Chinese Capitalists versus the American Flour Industry, 1900-1910: Profit and Patriotism in International Trade (2005).
Sarah Bond is featured in this video about how her ancient history class learned about a Greek Phalanx; she was at Washington and Lee University when this video was shot, but she has conducted the same exercise with her students at Marquette
"It was something I needed to investigate more..."
Dr. Timothy McMahon explores the connections between his family’s history and his research into Ireland’s past. Dr. McMahon teaches courses on Ireland, modern Britain, and the British empire. He is the author of Grand Opportunity: The Gaelic Revival and Irish Society, 1893-1910 (2008).
Watch and listen to Andrew Kahrl lecture on his book, The Land Was Ours.
"History is kaleidoscopic..."
Dr. Phillip Naylor discusses the philosophers and historians who have influenced his teaching and research. Dr. Naylor teaches courses on the Middle East, the Byzantine empire, and rock ‘n roll. He is the author of North Africa: A Brief History from Antiquity to the Present (2005) and France and Algeria: A History of Decolonization and Transformation (2000).
Watch and listen to John Krugler talk about his newest book, Creating Old World Wisconsin, on Channel 10/36 (PBS)
Watch and listen to Jim Marten deliver the Schell Lecture at the University of South Dakota and participate on a panel on Battlefield Trauma at Gettysburg College.
Watch and listen to Peter Staudenmaier deliver a paper on "Hannah Arendt and Antisemitism" at Yale University (his talk starts at about the thirty minute mark).