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William Ashbaugh

William B. Ashbaugh, PhD 

Professor of History 
42 Bacon Hall
SUNY Oneonta
Oneonta, NY 13820
Phone: (607) 436-3328
Email: William.Ashbaugh@oneonta.edu

Dr. Ashbaugh received his Ph.D. in History from Temple University. Hired in 2001, he teaches the Second World War, East Asian history, the history of anime/manga, and U.S. foreign relations. He is currently researching the road to war of the United States from 1933-1941, writing a book about the Mobile Suit Gundam global phenomena with his Japanese colleague Dr. MIZUSHIMA Shintarō (Doshisha University), and serving on the editorial board of Mechademia: Second Arc, the leading journal of East Asian popular culture. He received both the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching (2008) and the Susan Sutton Smith Prize for Academic Excellence (2010). In Fall 2010, Dr. Ashbaugh was a Fulbright Lecturer in Japan, teaching U.S. Diplomatic History at Doshisha University (Kyōto) and Kwansei Gakuin University (Nishinomiya).  

Publications (2000-Present)

Journal Article

Co-author with Mizushima Shintarō, “‘Peace through Understanding’: Science Fiction Anime Mobile Suit Gundam 00 Criticizes U.S. Aggression.” Asia Journal of Global Studies 5, No. 2 (Summer 2013): 108-18.

Books Chapters

“Relations with Japan.” In A Companion to Franklin D. Roosevelt, edited by William D. Pederson, Blackwell Companions to American History, 612-35. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.

“Relations with China and India.” In A Companion to Franklin D. Roosevelt, edited by William D. Pederson, Blackwell Companions to American History, 590-611. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2011.

“Contesting Traumatic War Narratives: Space Battleship Yamato and Mobile Suit Gundam.” In Imag(in)ing the War in Japan: Representing and Responding to Trauma in Postwar Literature and Film, edited by Mark Williams and David Stahl, 327-53. Leiden, The Netherlands, and Boston: Brill, 2010.

The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Global Medieval Life and Culture, Volume 3 of 3 Asia and Oceania, edited by Joyce E. Salisbury, 861-1024. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2008.

Selected courses taught

Dr. Ashbaugh teaches the following upper division courses on a rotating schedule:

AHIS 267 - U.S. Foreign Relations to 1920
AHIS 256 - U.S. Foreign Relations since 1914
AHIS 233 - Cold War through Film
AHIS 217 - Second World War
WHIS 250 - Anime and Manga History
WHIS 252 - Modern China
WHIS 251 - Modern Japan
HIST 290 - Historiographic Seminar (U.S. Foreign Relations)
HIST 300 - Research Seminar (U.S. Foreign Relations)

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E. Howard Ashford

E. Howard Ashford, PhD

Affiliated Assistant Professor of History
Chair of the Africana and Latinx Studies Department
271 Fitzelle Hall
SUNY Oneonta
Oneonta, NY 13820
Phone: (607) 436-2593
Email: Evan.Ashford@oneonta.edu

Avitabile, Matthew

Matthew Avitabile, MA

Assistant Adjunct Professor of History
43/44 Bacon Hall
SUNY Oneonta
Oneonta, NY 13820
Phone: (607) 436-3555
Email: Matthew.Avitabile@oneonta.edu

Mr. Avitabile received his MA in European History from the University of Albany.

Awards

Key to the Village of Schoharie, 2012

SUNY Oneonta’s Best and Brightest, Spring 2008

Crippen History Award, Spring 2007

Alice and Haverly Scholarship, 2006 - 2008

Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society, Fall 2007

>Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society, Spring 2007

Selected courses taught

HIST 101 - Western Civilization II

HIST 120 - Making of the Modern World

HIST 144 - US History I

HIST 145 - US History II

Thomas Beal

Thomas D. Beal, PhD

Assistant Professor of History
46 Bacon Hall
SUNY Oneonta
Oneonta, NY 13820
Phone: (607) 436-3362
Email: Thomas.Beal@oneonta.edu

Thomas D. Beal was born into a working-class family with roots in the cattle farms, truck farms and textile factories of East Tennessee. Working as a butcher, vegetable truck driver and stockman, Beal completed the Honors History Program at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. Professor Cathy Matson (now at the University of Delaware) directed his undergraduate thesis --an economic and social interpretation of Plymouth Plantation. Afterward, he accepted an invitation to study in the Department of History at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. At the University at Stony Brook he studied the history of Early America under Ned Landsman, Wilber Miller and completed a dissertation, entitled “Selling Gotham: The Retail Trade in New York City from the Public Market to Alexander T. Stewart’s Marble Palace, 1625 to 1860,” under the direction of the urban historian Eric E. Lampard. “Selling Gotham” focuses on the evolution of retailing from the public market to the private shop as a means to explore the economic and cultural transformations of New York City from its founding to 1865. In 2000, after teaching at SUNY Stony Brook, the Pennsylvania State University at University Park, Beal accepted a teaching post at SUNY Oneonta.  

Publications (2000-Present)

Beal’s current research focuses on the intersection of crime/punishment and race in early nineteenth century New York City. At present, he is at work on two article-length projects. The first, explore the life, crime, and punishment of a New York City slave. The second uses criminal court records detailing cases of public sex to examine how black and white residents of New York City struggled to negotiate the end of slavery. 

Editor, New York History: A Quarterly Journal of the New York State Historical Association volume 97 (1 and 2).

Articles

“Editors’ Introduction,” co-author, New York History: A Quarterly Journal: 98.1 (published Winter 2017), 97.2 (published Spring 2016), 97.1 (published Winter 2016), 96.3-4 (published Summer/Fall 2015), and 96.2 (published Spring 2015)

Book Reviews 

Jonathan Gill, Harlem: The Four Hundred Year History from Dutch Village to Capital of Black America (Grove Press, 2011) for The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society Record, forthcoming.

Book Reviews Published in Choice: Current Reviews For Academic Libraries:

Richard F. Welch, King of the Bowery: Big Tim Sullivan, Tammany Hall, and New York City (Teaneck, NJ:Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2008). Reviewed February 2009.

Mark Goldman, City on the Edge: Buffalo, New York (Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2007). Reviewed July 2007.

Michael A. Lerner, Dry Manhattan: Prohibition in New York City (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2007). Reviewed June 2007.

Peter N. Carroll and James D. Fernandez, Facing Fascism: New York and the Spanish Civil War (New York: New York University Press, 2007). Reviewed May 2007.

Awards

2016--State University of New York Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Selected courses taught

Beal offers courses on urban, economic and cultural history. In addition to teaching a popular course A History of New York City, he regularly offers The City in American Culture, An Economic History of the United States to 1860, and a mini-term –with a field experience component—course Slave Rebellions in New York City. He also offers a seminar course Crime and Punishment in the Urban Atlantic (focusing on New York City and London, England). He also serves as the Department of History’s Internship Coordinator, and each spring and summer places students in historical societies, museums, libraries, and archives (for additional information on the internship program see the History Department's Internship Page.

AHIS 208 – The City in American Culture 
AHIS 259 – Slave Rebellions in NYC 
AHIS 260 – An Economic History of the United States to 1865
AHIS 283 – A History of New York City 
AHIS 305 – Crime and Punishment in the Urban Atlantic

Timothy Duerden

Timothy Duerden, MA

Assistant Adjunct Professor of History
43/44 Bacon Hall
SUNY Oneonta
Oneonta, NY 13820
Phone: (607) 436-3555
Email: Timothy.Duerden@oneonta.edu

Mr. Duerden received his MA in History from Temple University.

Publications (2000-Present)

Books

Lewis Hine Photographer and American Progressive, McFarland Press, 2018.

Articles

Images of America, Delaware County. Charleston, SC. 2016. Co-author. Arcadia Publishing

Delaware County Historical Association, Hats Off: Notable Women of Delaware County, NY. Delhi, NY. 2016. Co-author.

A History of Delaware County, NY 1797-2007. Purple Mountain Press, 142 pages, illustrated. December 2007.

Selected courses taught

HIST 120 - Making of the Modern World

HIST 294 - ST: Introduction to Public History

Susan Goodier

Susan Goodier, PhD

Assistant Professor of History 
41 Bacon Hall
SUNY Oneonta
Oneonta, NY 13820
Phone: (607) 436-3347
Email: Susan.Goodier@oneonta.edu

Susan Goodier, influenced by her passion for nineteenth- and early twentieth-century women’s history, focuses on U.S. women’s activism from the period of the Civil War through the First World War. She earned a master’s degree in Gender History in 1999, and then earned her doctorate in Public Policy History, with subfields in International Gender and Culture and Black Women’s History, in 2007. She also completed a master’s degree in Women’s Studies in 2008. She is on the editorial board for the New York History journal and a Distinguished Lecturer for the Organization of American Historians. She is working on a manuscript entitled, "Networks of Activism: Black Women in the New York Suffrage Movement," and a biography of Louisa Matilda Jacobs (daughter of Harriet Jacobs, author of Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl). 

Publications (2000-Present)

Books:

Women Will Vote: Winning Suffrage in New York State, co-author with Karen PastorelloIthaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2017.

No Votes for Women: The New York State Anti-Suffrage Movement. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, April 2013.

Articles and Book Chapters:

“Susan Fenimore Cooper and Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Views on the Political Life of Women,” The James Fenimore Cooper Society Journal, 30, no. 1, Spring 2019, 5-14.

“Organized Resistance to the Franchise,” chapter in Kate Clarke Lemay, Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC in association with Princeton University Press, March 2019.

Coauthor with Sally Roesch Wagner and Julia Corrice. “Recognizing Women’s Right to Vote in New York State.” New York Heritage Digital Collections, May 14, 2018. https://nyheritage.org/exhibits/recognizing-womens-right-vote-new-york-state.

“Seeking and Seeing Black Women: Hester C. Jeffrey and Woman Suffrage Activism,” Historian’s Corner, New York History 98, no. 3-4 (Summer-Fall 2017): 478-491.

“‛Bound Together by the Ties of Humanity’: Sarah Jane Smith Thompson Garnet.” In Votes for Women: Celebrating New York’s Suffrage Centennial. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2017.

“How Did Women Anti-Suffragists in New York Try to Reconcile the Contradictions between Their Strategies and Arguments?” Women and Social Movements Document Project, Thomas Dublin and Kathryn Kish Sklar, eds. (Alexander Street Press), April 2016.

“What Price Pacifism? Rebecca Shelley and her Struggle to Regain U.S. Citizenship,” Michigan Historical Review 36, no. 1 (Spring 2010): 70-101.

“Politicizing the Anti-Suffragist,” New York State Archives Magazine 7, no. 2 (Fall 2007): 22-25.

Chapters:

Chapter, coauthor with Karen Pastorello, “The New York State Suffrage Story,” Suffrage and Its Limits: The New York Story, editors, Kathleen M. Dowley, Susan Lewis, and Meg Devlin O’Sullivan, SUNY Albany Press, September 2020.

Chapter, “Flexing Feminine Muscles: Strategies and Conflicts in the Suffrage Movement,” editor, Tamara Gaskell, National Park Service, 2019. https://www.nps.gov/articles/flexing-feminine-muscles-strategies-and-conflicts.htm.

“Modern Women of the 1920s,” in Women’s Rights: Perspectives in American Social History, ed., Crista DeLuzio (Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2010): 133-156.

Encyclopedia entries & reviews:

Biographical essays of Hester Jeffrey, Vira Boarman Whitehouse, and Alice Hill Chittenden, American National Biography, Oxford University Press, August 2020.

Review of Lauren Santangelo, Suffrage and the City: New York Women and the Battle for the Ballot (New York: Oxford University Press, 2019) for the Gotham Center for New York City History blog, http://www.gothamcenter.org/blog/suffrage-and-the-city-new-york-women-battle-for-the-ballot, August 2019.

Review of “Suffragents: How Women Used Men to Get the Vote,” for The Hudson River Valley Review 34, no. 2 (Spring 2018): 84-85.

“Louisa Matilda Jacobs,” “Hester C. Whitehurst Jeffrey,” “Irene Moorman Blackstone,” Black Woman Suffragists Database, Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000, Thomas Dublin and Kathryn Kish Sklar, eds. (Alexander Street Press), 2018.

“Mary E. Eato,” “Sarah Jane Smith Thompson Garnet,” “Vida Milholland,” Women and Social Movements in the United States, Thomas Dublin and Kathryn Kish Sklar, eds. (Alexander Street Press), 2017.

“The Long Fight for Equal Rights: The Civil War and the Black Community,” review of Robert Weible, Jennifer A. Lemak, and Aaron Noble, An Irrepressible Conflict: The Empire State in the Civil War and Judith Wellman, Brooklyn’s Promised Land: The Free Black Community of Weeksville, New York for New York History journal  97-1 (Winter 2016): 87-92.

Trisha Franzen, Anna Howard Shaw: The Work of Woman Suffrage, reviewed for the Journal of American History 102, no. 1 (June 2015): 270.

“Crystal Eastman,” “Maud Nathan,” and “Annie Nathan Meyer,” in Encyclopedia of American Women’s History, ed. Hasia R. Diner (New York: Facts on File, 2010).

Northwest Women’s History Project, Good Work, Sister! Women Shipyard Workers of World War II: An Oral History (DVD), reviewed for Labor Studies Journal 35, no. 3 (Sep. 2010): 445-446.

“Global Influences on Women’s Expanding Citizenship,” review of Kimberly Jensen, Mobilizing Minerva: American Women in the First World War and Allison L. Sneider, Suffragists in an Imperial Age: U.S. Expansion and the Woman Question, in Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era 8, no. 3 (Jul. 2009): 441-446.

“Susan Fenimore Cooper,” “Matilda Joslyn Gage,” and “New York State Association Opposed to Woman Suffrage,” in The Encyclopedia of New York State, ed. Peter Eisenstadt (New York: Syracuse University Press, 2005): 393, 616, 1094.

 

“Susan Fenimore Cooper,” in The Dictionary of Literary Biography: American Women Prose Writers 1820-1870, 239, eds. Amy E. Hudock and Katharine Rodier (Detroit: Gale Group, 2001): 39-49.

 

Selected Courses Taught

AHIS 244 - Civil War and Reconstruction
AHIS 246 - Progressivism 
AHIS 266 - History of New York State
AHISxWMST 268 - Women and Women’s Social Movements

AHIS 294 - Native American Women's History

WHISxWMSTxALS 294 Latin American Women's History  

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Mette Harder in front of a plaque commemorating Tocqueville's travels in America

Mette Harder, PhD 

Associate Professor of History 
45 Bacon Hall
SUNY Oneonta
Oneonta, NY 13820
Phone: (607) 436-3262 
Email: Mette.Harder@oneonta.edu

Mette Harder received her PhD in History from the University of York, U.K. in 2010. She also studied at the University of Stirling, Scotland and at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po), France. She specializes on the history of the French Revolution and teaches classes on Enlightenment and Revolutionary Europe, the Napoleonic Empire, masculinities studies, and police history. Her research focuses on violence against parliamentary bodies and on parliamentary purges in the French Revolution, and on the struggles that new democracies and their leaders face.

Publications (2000-Present)

Books

Life in Revolutionary France. Edited with Jennifer Ngaire Heuer. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2020. 

Articles

"Habitual Terror and the Legislative Body in the Revolution." In "What the Revolution Means Today: Rethinking the French Revolutionary Terror", H-France Salon 11, no. 16 (2019): 1-15. 

"'Robbers, Muddlers, Bastards, and Bankrupts?' A Collective Look at the Thermidorians." In "Becoming Revolutionaries: Papers in Honor of Timothy Tackett," H-France Salon 11, no. 1 (2019): 1-12.

“A Second Terror: The Purges of French Revolutionary Legislators after Thermidor.” In French Historical Studies 38, no. 1 (Winter 2015): 33-60.

“‘Elle n’a pas même épargné ses membres !’ Les épurations de la convention nationale entre 1793 et 1795.” In Annales historiques de la Révolution française 381, no. 3 "Les Conventionnels" (July-September 2015): 77-105.

With Marisa Linton. “Come and Dine: Deputies and the Dangers of Conspicuous Consumption in French Revolutionary Politics, 1789-95.” In European History Quarterly 45, no. 4 (2015): 615-637.

Chapters

"La mémoire conventionnelle sous le Directoire: Un danger pour la République?" In Le Directoire: Forger la République, edited by Loris Chavanette, 117-137. Paris: CNRS, 2020.

"Survivre en milieu hostile? Les relations entre les députés exilés en Guyane, an III-VIII." In Déportations et Exils des Conventionnels, edited by François Antoine, Michel Biard, Philippe Bourdin, Hervé Leuwers and Côme Simien, 201-209. Paris: Société des études robespierristes, 2018. 

“Entre mémoire et histoire: les ex-Conventionnels et les premiers historiens de la Révolution.” In L’écriture d’une expérience: Révolution, histoire et mémoires de conventionnels, edited by Michel Biard, Philippe Bourdin, Hervé Leuwers and Yoshiaki Ômi, 207-213. Paris: Société des études robespierristes, 2015.

Odious and vile names – Political character assassination and purging in the French Revolution.” In Character Assassination Throughout the Ages, edited by Martijn Icks and Eric Shiraev, 173-190. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.

“Reacting to Revolution: The Political Career(s) of Jean-Lambert Tallien.” In Experiencing the French Revolution, edited by David Andress, 87-112. Oxford: Studies on Voltaire & the Eighteenth Century, 2013. 

“Ex-Conventionnels versus Historians of the French Revolution.” In Historicising the French Revolution, edited by Carolina Armenteros; T.C.W. Blanning et al., 284-307. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008.

Selected courses taught

AHIS 294 Americans in Paris, 1789-1968 

EHIS 211 Kings and Philosophers: Europe 1648-1789

EHIS 212 French Revolution

EHIS 230 From Anarchism to Fascism

EHIS/WMST 240 Boys to Men: European Masculinities 

EHIS 241 History of Police

HIST 290 Historiographic Seminar (French Revolutionary Historiography) 

HIST 300 Research Seminar (Writing the French Revolution)

WHIS 245 Napoleon's World 

 

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April Harder

April Harper, PhD

Associate Professor of History
38 Bacon Hall
SUNY Oneonta
Oneonta, NY 13820
Phone: (607) 436-3596
Email: April.Harper@oneonta.edu

Dr. Harper received her PhD from the University of St Andrews, U.K. in 2003. She teaches and researches Medieval History, Gender & Social History and the History of Sexualities. She also offers courses on Roman History.

Publications (2000-Present)

Books:

Medieval Sexuality: A Casebook, edited by April Harper and Caroline Proctor. New York: Routledge, 2008.

Articles:

"Punishing Adultery: Private Violence, Public Honor, Literature, and the Law," in The Haskins Society Journal 28 (2016): 167-184. 

"The Image of the Female Healer in Western Vernacular Literature of the Middle Ages," in Social History of Medicine (2011) 24 (1): 108-124.

Chapters:

April Harper and Sally Dixon-Smith, "The Ties That Bind." In A Cultural History of Marriage in the Medieval Age (500-1450). Edited by Joanne Ferraro and Frederik Pedersen. London: Bloomsbury, 2019, 77-95. 

“Silencing Queens.” In Pre-modern Rulers and Postmodern Viewers: Gender, Sex and Power in Popular Culture. Edited by Karl Alvestad, Janice North, and Ellie Woodacre. Palgrave, 2017.

 

"Bodies and sexuality." In A Cultural History of Women, volume 2. Edited by Linda Kalof, Ellen Pollak, Teresa Mangum, Kim Phillips, et al. Oxford: Berg Publishers, 2012. 

"Introduction." In Medieval Sexuality: A Casebook. Edited by April Harper and Caroline Proctor. New York: Routledge, 2008.

"'The food of love': illicit feasting, food imagery and adultery in old French literature." In Medieval Sexuality: A Casebook. Edited by April Harper and Caroline Proctor. New York: Routledge, 2008.

Awards

2018 State University of New York Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching

2012 Visiting Fellow University of Leicester – Department of Historical Studies

2011 Visiting Fellow Harlaxton College

2011 Awarded Alpern Foundation Award $5500

2011 Awarded Coach of the Year - Upstate New York Collegiate Hockey League

2009 National Residence Hall Honorary

Selected courses taught

HIST 100 Investing the West to 1500 

EHIS 200 Achilles to Alexander – History of Ancient Greece

EHIS 201 Empires of the Fertile Crescent

EHIS 202 Roman Civilization

EHIS 203 Early Middle Ages

EHIS 204 Central Middle Ages

EHiS 205 Late Middle Ages

EHIS/WMST 206 Medieval Sexuality

EHIS 209 The Middle Ages and the Movies

EHIS 210 Faith, Reason, and Medieval Society

EHIS 215  Medieval Medicine

HIST 290 Historiography of the Crusades

HIST 300 Research Seminar: The Norman Conquest

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Matthew Hendley

Matthew Hendley, PhD 

Professor of History; Department Chair 
40 Bacon Hall
SUNY Oneonta
Oneonta, NY 13820
Phone: (607) 436-3302 
Email: Matthew.Hendley@oneonta.edu

Matthew Hendley finished his PhD in Modern British History at the University of Toronto in 1998. He first began teaching at SUNY Oneonta in 2001, and is a specialist in Modern British History (19th and 20th centuries) and British imperialism. He also teaches courses in Tudor Stuart England, Historiography, Western Civilization and the History of Canada. Dr. Hendley’s research interests are in the political culture of early twentieth-century Britain with an emphasis on the intersection of gender with both popular imperialism and popular Conservatism. He also has a research interest in popular culture during the First and Second World Wars. Dr. Hendley is part of an editorial team that has completed a manuscript for SUNY Press (forthcoming 2022) entitled The Semester of Living Dangerously: SUNY Oneonta’s Pandemic Diaries which includes over 200 blog entries from students, faculty and staff to record their pandemic experiences between March 2020-June 2021 and includes analytical and historical chapters. In addition to editing duties, Dr. Hendley co-wrote chapters analyzing the blog themes and another comparing the blog project to the UK’s Mass Observation project between 1937-1985. He is also researching public housing, social reform and political legitimacy in colonial Hong Kong under the regime of Governor Murray MacLehose between 1971-1982.

Publications (2000-Present)

Books

Organized Patriotism and the Crucible of  War: Popular Imperialism in Britain, 1914-1932. (Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2012), 360 pp.

Imagining Globalization: Language, Identities and Boundaries edited by Ho Hon Leung, Matthew Hendley, Robert Compton and Brian Haley. (New York: Palgrave Macmillan,  2009), 251 pp.

Articles

“Cultural Mobilization and British Responses to Cultural Transfer in Total War: the Shakespeare Tercentenary of 1916”, First World War Studies [UK] Volume 3 No. 1, March 2012, pp. 25-49

“Tradition and Innovation in the Historiography of British Conservatism”, Canadian Journal of History. Volume XXXVII, No. 1. April 2002, pp. 83-93. 

“Anti-Alienism and the Primrose League: The Externalization of the Postwar Crisis in Great Britain, 1918-32”, Albion, Volume 33, No. 2. Summer 2001, pp. 243-69.

Chapters

"Conservative Women and the Primrose League’s Struggle for Survival, 1914-1932”, in Julie Gottlieb and Clarisse Berthezene (eds.) Rethinking Right-Wing Women: Women, Gender and the Conservative Party, 1880 to the  Present Women, Gender and the Conservative Party, 1880 to the Present (Manchester University Press, 2018), pp. 66-88

“Politics and the Social Sphere: The Primrose League in the First World War” in David Gutzke (ed.) British Politics, Society and Empire:  Essays in Modern British History in Honor of Trevor O. Lloyd. (New York and London: Routledge, 2017), pp. 113-41

“Imagining Globalization through Changes in Place”. Co-authored with Ho Hon Leung in Imagining Globalization: Language, Identities and Boundaries edited by Ho Hon Leung, Matthew Hendley, Robert Compton and Brian Haley. (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009), pp. 1-11.

“Citizens or Consumers? - British Conservative Political Propaganda toward Women in Two World Wars” in Imagining Globalization: Language, Identities and Boundaries edited by Ho Hon Leung, Matthew Hendley, Brian Haley and Robert Compton. (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009), pp. 127-142

“Women and the Nation:  The Right and Projections of  Feminized Political  Images  in Great Britain, 1900-1918” for The Culture of Fascism: Visions of  the Far Right in Britain, co-edited by Julie Gottlieb and Thomas Linehan. (London: I.B. Tauris, 2004), pp. 13-26.

Encyclopedia entries & reviews

James Ciment and Thaddeus Russell (eds.) The Home Front Encyclopedia: United   States, Britain and Canada in World Wars I and II. Volume One: World War I.  (Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2007) Entries on “Andrew Bonar Law”, pp. 135-37; “David Lloyd George”, pp. 140-45; “Conscription (UK)”, pp. 271-274; “Conservative Party (UK)”, pp. 277-280.

Dr. Hendley has also published book reviews in The American Historical Review, Twentieth Century British History, The Journal of British Studies, Albion, Canadian Journal of  History, H-Albion, The Historian, Australian Journal of Politics and History, and The Victorian Studies Association of Ontario Newsletter.

Awards

2018 Susan Sutton Smith Award for Faculty Excellence
2007 Research and Scholarship Award, Research Foundation of  the State University of  New York  
2004 Richard  Siegfried Prize for Academic Excellence 

Selected courses taught

HIST 290 – Historiographic Seminar 
HIST 300 – Research Seminar 
AHIS 273 – A History of Canada
EHIS 220 – War and Society in Modern Britain 
EHIS 225 – Monarchs, Witches, & Heretics - Tudor & Stuart England, 1485-1714
EHIS 226 – Imperialism to the Beatles - Modern England 1714-Present 
EHIS 234 – British Imperial Experience 
WHIS 236 - World Cities in the Imperial Age, 1840-Present

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Joseph Ingrassia, MA

Assistant Adjunct Professor of History
43/44 Bacon Hall
SUNY Oneonta
Oneonta, NY 13820
Phone: (607) 436-3555
Email: Joseph.Ingrassia@oneonta.edu

Mr. Ingrassia received his MA in American History from SUNY Oneonta.

Selected courses taught

HIST 145 - US History II

Miguel Leon

Miguel Leon, PhD

Associate Professor of History
58 Bacon Hall
SUNY Oneonta
Oneonta, NY 13820
Phone: (607) 436-2013
Email: Miguel.Leon@oneonta.edu

Miguel Leon received his PhD in history from Columbia University in 1999. His research interest focuses on early Colonial Latin American issues which include the study of the social and economic organization of Spanish-American and Andean populations before and after the Spanish conquest. This research interest has led him to analyze issues such as the encomienda system, the impact of the process of Christianization among the native populations, and the organization of the Church structure in the Viceroyalty of Peru. His historical analysis has emphasized an interdisciplinary approach to the past, especially in a dialogue with anthropological theory, which has been fruitful in the study of the Andean region. His research on early colonial Peru has been focused on an area of Peru called Huanuco, located in Northeastern Peru. He has conducted extensive research in Spanish and Peruvian archives. His current research focuses on a region called Conchucos, which is located in the northern highlands of Peru. He is writing a longue durée history – XVI-XX centuries – of this region, emphasizing its economic and political transformations. This project is both an immense challenge and, at the same time, a fascinating experience due the scope of the research and its significance for the region. Dr. Leon’s research will be used as a base to write textbooks on the history of the region that will disseminate his findings among students and the general population.

Publications (2000-Present)

Books:

Among Mountains and Gorges: A History of the Conchucos region, XVI-XX Centuries (Entre quebrada y montanas: Una Historia regional de Conchucos, Siglos XVI-XX), Tazea, 2018.

 

Miguel León, Francisco Pini and Julio Villanueva, Presencia de Santo Toribio de Mogrovejo en el Callejón de Conchucos. (Presence of Santo Toribio de Mogrovejo in the Callejón de Conchucos) Lima: Prelatura de Huari, 1994. See chapter two, Miguel León, El Sínodo de Piscobamba en la Historia de la Evangelización del Callejón de Conchucos. (The Synod of Piscobamba in the history of the Evangelization of the Callejon de Conchucos) pp.115-333. Miguel Leon, Francisco Pini and Julio Villanueva,. Lima: Prelatura de Huari, 1994. Second Edition, November 2008.

Paños e Hidalguía. Encomenderos y Sociedad Colonial en Huánuco. (Textiles and Honor. Encomenderos and Colonial Society in Huanuco). Lima: Instituto de Estudios Peruanos, 2002.

Articles:

“Un extremeño en Conchucos: Juan Esteban Silvestre, Primer y Unico encomendero of Allaucahuari” Historia y Region, Volume I, Numero 1, October 2013, pp. 21-40.

Chapters:

“Santo Toribio de Mogrovejo y sus Visitas Pastorales” (Pastoral Inspections of Saint Toribio of Mogrovejo”, Anuario de Ancash, pp.150-173 Asociación Ancash, 2010. Second Reprint, 2011, 138-145.

“Espacio Geográfico de las Grupos Étnicos del Callejón de Conchucos” (Geographic Space of the Ethnic Groups of the Callejón de Conchucos). In Arqueología de Ancash.  Lima: Instituto Cultural Runa, 2003,  pp.340-359.

Encyclopedia entries & reviews:

“Salvador Allende”, New Catholic Encyclopedia, Supplement 2011, Volume I, pp.26-27

"Gustavo Gutierrez”, New Catholic Encyclopedia, Cengage Learning and The Catholic University of America, Supplement 2010, Volume I, 515-516.

“Church History in Latin America”, New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 20092 volumes. Detroit: Gale, 2009, I, 531-539.

“Peru, History Section” in World Book Online Reference Center. 2007. Also published in printed copy 2010.

Selected courses taught

HIST 120 – The Making of the Modern World
WHIS 270 – Ancient Civilizations of the Americas 
WHISxALS 271 – Colonial Latin America
WHISxALS 272 – Modern Latin America
WHIS 289 – Spanish Conquistadores

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Yuriy Malikov

Yuriy Malikov, PhD

Associate Professor of History
47 Bacon Hall
SUNY Oneonta
Oneonta, NY 13820
Phone: (607) 436-3364
Email: Yuriy.Malikov@oneonta.edu

Dr. Malikov received his PhD from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2006. He also studied at the Central European University, Budapest, Hungary. He teaches and researches Modern Russian, Central Asian and European History, the History of Empire, and Borderlands and Nationalism Studies.

Publications (2000-Present)

Books:

Tsars, Cossacks, and Nomads: The Formation of a Borderland Culture in Northern Kazakhstan in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries (Berlin: Klaus Schwarz Verlag, 2011)

Articles:

“Chem Kazakhstan mozhet udivit’ amerikantsa?” (“What would an American Find Strange in Kazakhstan?”), Gorodskaia Nedelia, no. 31, August 11, 2010, p. 12.

 

“Reforma vysshei shkoly: Vzgliad iz-za okeana” (“Reformation of the University System [in Kazakhstan]: A Look from across the Ocean”), Zvezda Priirtysh’ia, no. 79, June 19, 2008, p. 5.

 

“The Kenesary Kasymov Rebellion (1837 – 1847): A National-Liberation Movement or a ‘Protest of Restoration’?” Nationalities Papers, volume 33, no. 4, December 2005, pp. 569-597.

 

Chapters:

"Disadvantaged Neophytes of the Privileged Religion: Why Did Not Kazakhs Become Christians?” in N. Pianciola, P. Sartori, eds., Religion and Society in Central Eurasia: Towards a Religious History of the Kazakh Steppe (16th-20th Centuries) (Vienna: Austrian Academy of Sciences, 2012)

Selected courses taught

EHIS 223 - History of Tsarist Russia
WHIS 224 - History of Soviet Russia
WHIS 227 - Muslim Rebels and the Russian Empire
WHIS 293 - History of Modern Central Asia
HIST 120 - The Making of the Modern World
HIST 290 - Historiographic Seminar on Historical Methods “Exploring Frontier History”
HIST 300 - Research Seminar on Comparative Frontiers “Cossacks and Cowboys: Russian and American Frontiers in Comparative Perspective”

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Danny Noorlander

Danny Noorlander, PhD

Associate Professor of History 
48 Bacon Hall
SUNY Oneonta 
Oneonta, NY 13820 
Phone: (607) 436-3253 
E-mail: Danny.Noorlander@oneonta.edu

Danny Noorlander received his Ph.D. from Georgetown University in 2011. After teaching for two years at Beloit College in Wisconsin, he accepted a position at SUNY Oneonta in 2013. He specializes in European expansion, the Dutch empire, colonial America, and the Atlantic world. In his current research, Dr. Noorlander is studying the poet and colonist Jacob Steendam, as well as the early modern print industry.

Publications (2000-Present)

Books:

Heaven’s Wrath: The Protestant Reformation and the Dutch West India Company in the Atlantic World (Cornell University Press, 2019)

Articles:

"The Lost Poems of Jacob Steendam." New York History 100, no. 1 (Summer 2019).

"Revisiting the Tolerance Question: Calvinists and Their Competitors in New Netherland and the Dutch Atlantic World." De Halve Maen 91, no. 4 (Winter 2018-2019): 81-88.

"The Reformed Church and the Regulation of Religious Literature in the Early Dutch Atlantic World." Itinerario 42, no. 3 (December 2018): 375-402.

"Reformers in the Land of the Holy Cross: The Calvinist Mission in Dutch Brazil and the Portuguese Uprising of 1645." The Journal of Early American History 6 (2016): 169-195.

“‘For the maintenance of the true religion’: Calvinism and the Directors of the Dutch West India Company,” The Sixteenth Century Journal 44, no. 1 (Spring 2013): 73-95

Awards and Grants

NEH Summer Stipend, 2013

Dissertation was awarded the New Netherland Institute’s annual Hendricks Award, 2012: given to the best book-length manuscript on any aspect of the Dutch colonial experience in America

Named “Fellow of the New Netherland Institute,” 2012, for above-mentioned award

Fulbright Fellowship, 2008-2009

Selected Courses Taught

AHIS 200 – Gods and Devils of the Atlantic World
AHIS 204 - Sailors, Whalers, and Pirates
AHIS 240 – Colonial American History
AHIS 241 – The American Revolution
EHIS 294 - The Dutch Golden Age 
HIST 144 – Early American History to 1877
WHIS 276 - History of Slavery

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Matthew Shea, MA

Assistant Adjunct Professor of History
43/44 Bacon Hall
SUNY Oneonta
Oneonta, NY 13820
Phone: (607) 436-3555
Email: Matthew.Shea@oneonta.edu

Mr. Shea received his MA in History from Albany University.

Selected courses taught

HIST 100 - Western Civilization I
HIST 144 - US History I
HIST 145 - US History II

Bill Simons

William M. Simons, DA

Professor of History Emeritus; Adjunct Instructor
43 Bacon Hall
SUNY Oneonta
Oneonta, NY 13820
Phone: (607) 436-3266
Email: William.Simons@oneonta.edu

Dr. William Simons received his DA from Carnegie-Mellon University. An American historian, his course offerings include Jazz Age & New Deal and Athletics, Society, & History. He is the recipient of the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Faculty Service, the 2021 Simon Rockower Awards for Excellence in Writing About Sports, and a Phi Beta Kappa Key. Current secretary and past president of UUP Oneonta (United University Professions), he organized and participated in flood relief, charitable food serving and delivery, collection drives, legislative advocacy for SUNY, and edited The Sentinel. His many articles, essays, and reviews have appeared in books, academic journals, magazines, and newspapers. A former speaker for the New York Council for the Humanities. Dr. Simons continues to bring history to the public and delivers numerous lecture/discussion presentations to public schools, athletic groups, libraries, retirement communities, clubs, and historical societies. Promoting public scholarship, Dr. Simons also writes a biweekly column for The Reporter.

Dr. Simons is the Co-director and Editor of The Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture. The Symposium, an annual three-day conference of leading academic baseball scholars from multiple disciplines, has met annually since 1989. Co-sponsored by SUNY Oneonta and the National Baseball Hall of Fame, the Symposium has played a significant role in opening opportunities for women in the field of baseball studies. Drawing from selected presentations at the Symposium, Dr. Simons has edited—and written articles for—twelve books examining baseball and the American culture.

An avid canoeist, he enjoys paddling on the river with his wife Nancy and four grandchildren.

Publications (2010-Present)

Books

(Edited and Introduced), The Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and

American Culture: 2019 & 2021, McFarland, forthcoming

(Edited and Introduced), The Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and

American Culture: 2017-2018, McFarland, 2019

(Edited and Introduced), The Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and

American Culture: 2015-2016, McFarland, 2017

(Edited and Introduced), The Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and

American Culture: 2013-2014, McFarland, 2015

(Edited and Introduced), The Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American

Culture: 2011-2012, McFarland, 2013

(Edited and Introduced), The Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American

Culture: 2009-2010, McFarland, 2011

Articles Columns and Media Contributions

“Addressing Antisemitism and Racism in Statuary and Text: A Pedagogical Approach,” Israel

Journal of Israel Foreign Affairs, 1:2, 2020, and online:

https://doi.org/10.1080/23739770.2020.1816377. September 18, 2020.

“Chasing Baseball Dreams: Curating Jewish American Identity,” The

Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture: 2015-2016, edited

by William Simons, McFarland, 2017

"Jackie Robinson and the American Mind: Media Images of the Reintegration of

Baseball," From Jack Johnson to LeBron James: Sports, Media, and the Color Line, edited

by Chris Lamb, University of Nebraska Press, 2016

“Greenberg at the Bat: A Twenty-first Century Jewish Moonlight Graham,” The

Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture: 2013-2014, edited

by William Simons, McFarland, 2015

“The New Frontier: Baseball and the Zeitgeist of JFK’s America,” The Cooperstown

Symposium on Baseball and American Culture: 2011-2012, edited

by William Simons, McFarland, 2013

“The Golem, the Rabbi, and ‘That Long-Sought Hebrew Star’: Jews in 1920s Baseball,”

The Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture: 2009-2010, edited

by William Simons, McFarland, 2011

Reviews

David L. Fleitz’s The Irish in Baseball: An Early History, Journal of Sport History, Fall 2012

Alan Tomlinson’s The Atlas of Sport: Who Plays What, Where, and Why, Journal of Sport History, Fall 2012

Jews and the Sporting Life: Studies in Contemporary Jewry XXIII, edited by Ezra Mendelsohn, Journal of Sport History, Summer, 2010

Alan S. Katchen’s Abel Kiviat, National Champion: Twentieth-Century Track & Field and the Melting Pot, The Journal of American History, March 2010

Joel S Franks’Asian Pacific Americans and Baseball: A History, Journal of Sport History, Summer 2013

Rebecca T. Alpert’s Out of Left Field: Jews and Black Baseball, American Jewish History, July 2013

Beyond Home Plate: Jackie Robinson on Life after Baseball, edited by Michael G. Long, Journal of Sport History, Spring 2014

Larry Ruttman’s American Jews and America’s Game: Voices of a Growing Legacy in Baseball, Journal of Sport History, Spring 2014

John Rosengren’s Hank Greenberg: The Hero of Heroes, Journal of Sport History, Summer 2014

David Dee’s Sport and British Jewry: Integration, Ethnicity and Anti-Semitism, 1890-1970, Journal of Sport History, Fall 2014

“Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American," [museum exhibit review],

Journal of Sport History, Fall 2014

Alan Klein’s Dominican Baseball: New Pride, Old Prejudice, Journal of Sport History,

Summer 2015

Mark Dyreson and Jaime Schultz, American National Pastimes: A History,

Journal of Sport History, Spring 2016

David M. Fahey, E. Lawrence Levy and Muscular Judaism, 1851-1932 and Muscling in on New

Worlds, edited by Raanan Rein, Journal of Sport History, Spring 2016

John Klima, The Game Must Go On: Hank Greenberg, Pete Gray, and the Great Days of Baseball

on the Home Front, Journal of Sport History, Fall 2016

Ron Kaplan, The Jewish Olympics: The History of the Maccabiah Games, Journal of Sport

History, Spring 2017

Gerald R. Gems, Sport and the American Occupation of the Philippines, Journal of American

Ethnic History, Winter 2018

Stuart Murray, Sports Diplomacy: Origins, Theory and Practice, Israel Journal of Israel Foreign

Affairs, February 10, 2021, and online DOI: 10.1080/23739770.2021.1876353

Wright, Lawrence The Plague Year: America in the Time of Covid, Israel Journal of Israel Foreign

Affairs, forthcoming

Columns, Editorials, Media Contributions, and Encyclopedias Entries

“Lou Gehrig,” The Thirties in America, Salem Press, 2011

“December 2009: An End and a Beginning,” The Sentinel, December 2009

“UUP Oneonta: 2010 Agenda,” The Sentinel, January 2010

“UUP’s Response to the Public Higher Education Empowerment and Innovation

Proposal: A Draft,” The Sentinel, February 2010

“Flexible Tuition Poses Serious Threat to SUNY Accessibility,” The Sentinel, March

2010

“Don’t Succumb to PHEEIA: Public Higher Education and Empowerment & Innovation

Bill, “The Sentinel, April 2010

“Where’s Oneonta on SUNY’s PHEEIA Map,” The Sentinel, May 2010

“Stay Strong and Vigilant: UUP’s Fight to Save SUNY Continues,” The Sentinel, June 2010

“Second Annual Kente Graduation Recognition Ceremony,” The Sentinel, June 2010

“Whiteyball: Manager Whitey Herzog Stressed Fundamentals,” Upstate Life Magazine,

Summer 2010

“UUP Labor Day Luncheon and Meeting, Monday, September 6, 2010,” The

Sentinel, September 2010

“Congratulations to New Senate Presiding Officer: Renee Walker,” The

Sentinel, September 2010

“A Life in Full: Doug Shrader,” The Sentinel, September 2010

“Contract Negotiations, SUNY Budget, and PHEEIA,” The Sentinel, October 2010

“Vision for the Future,” The Sentinel, November 2010

“Present at the Creation: UUP Editor and Film Scholar Paul Jensen,” The

Sentinel, November 2010

“December 2010: An End and a Beginning,” The Sentinel, December 2010

“Oneonta—City of the Hills,” The Sentinel, December 2010

“UUP’s ‘Founding Principles,’” The Sentinel, January 2011

“UUP Autism Spectrum Disorders Panel Inaugurated Disabilities Series,” The

Sentinel, January 2011

“Center for Academic Development & Enrichment: CADE,” The Sentinel, February 2011

“The New Frontier at Fifty,” The Sentinel, February 2011

“Stand Up for SUNY,” The Sentinel, March 2011

“Jim Devlin: Fierce Brilliance,” The Sentinel, March 2011

“Wisconsin, New York, and the Imperiled American Middle Class,” The Sentinel,

April 2011

“The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire,” The Sentinel, April 2011

“UUP and the New Solidarity: Proposals for Our Future,” The Sentinel, April 2011

“Rally for the Worker: Thursday, May 26, 5 PM, Muller Plaza,” The Sentinel, May 2011

“The Return of Frank Bybel” The Sentinel, May 2011

“Roberto Alomar: All-Star Second Baseman and Puerto Rican Icon,” Upstate Life

Magazine, Summer 2011

“UUP Labor Day Luncheon and Meeting: Monday, September 5, 2011,” The

Sentinel, September 2011

“UUP Thanks Rally for the Worker Participants,” The Sentinel, September 2011

“What Fracking Can Bring: Horizontal Gas Drilling Not Ready for Prime Time,”

The Sentinel, September 2011

“Cats Their Lives and Ours,” The Sentinel, September 2011

(with Robert Compton) “The Academic Master Plan and Defining Moments at

SUNY-Oneonta: the Need to Keep the Promise of Public Higher Education,”

The Sentinel, October 2011

(with Robert Compton) “UUP Labor Day: Oneonta, September 5, 2011,” The

Sentinel, October 2011

“UUPers Join College and Community Volunteers in On-Going Flood Relief

Work,” The Sentinel, October 2011

“You Can’t Fight City Hall Alone: The New Solidarity,” The Sentinel, November

2011

“December 2011: An End and a Beginning,” The Sentinel, December

2011

“The Legacy of Martin Luther King: Race, Labor, and Justice,” The Sentinel, January

2012

“Women, Baseball Diversity, and the Cooperstown Symposium,” The Sentinel, January

2012

“Race and the Police”: UUP Panel Discussion — Tuesday, March 13th, Noon, Le

Café,” The Sentinel, February 2012

“Class Counts: Dr. King and the House of Want,” The Sentinel, March 2012

“After the Fire—Thinking of Loraine and Rich: Tylers Have Given Much to College,

Community and UUP,” The Sentinel, April 2012

“Coach Rick Ferchen: ‘You’re his father the next four years,’” The Sentinel, May 2012

“Fenway at 100: Its History, Fans, and All-Time All-Star Team,” The Sentinel, May 2012

“UUPer Dick Schadt: Brilliant Historian and Army Colonel Had Heart of Gold,” The

Sentinel, May 2012

“Ron Santo: Iconic Cubs Third Baseman & Hero to Diabetics,”

Upstate Life Magazine, August/September 2012

“UUP Labor Day Picnic Lunch and Meeting: Monday, September 3, 2012,” The

Sentinel, September 2012

“Distribution of the Fifth UUP Survey: Quality of Professional Life & Administrative

Assessment,” The Sentinel, September 2012

“Memorial Day on the River,” The Sentinel, September 2012

Encomium on back cover of Charles De Motte, Bat, Ball, and Bible: Baseball and Sunday

Observance in New York (Washington, D.C.: Potomac Books, 2013)

Encomium on back cover of Gerald R. Gems, Sport and the Shaping of an Italian American

Identity (Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2013)

“2012 UUP Survey: Quality of Professional Life & Administrative Assessment,” The

Sentinel, October 2012

“What It Was, Was Football: the Jets at Cortland,” The

Sentinel, October 2012

“The Union Agenda: The Revitalization of America and Public Higher Education,” The

Sentinel, November 2012

“Update: 2012 UUP Survey: Quality of Professional Life & Administrative Assessment,”

The Sentinel, November 2012

“December 2012: An End and a Beginning,” The Sentinel, December

2012

“Prologue: Quality of Professional Life & Administrative Assessment Results, [With Rob

Compton]” The Sentinel, January 2013

“Class Counts: Dr. King and the House of Want,” The Sentinel, January 2013

“Current UUP Service: Pre-Retirement Workshop, National Character Panel, Legislative

Advocacy, Saturday’s Bread, and Autism Program,” The Sentinel, February 2013

“Restoring America’s Two-Party System: Revitalizing the Republicans,” The Sentinel,

February 2013

“UUP/NYS Tentative Agreement: Attend Oneonta Meeting with Negotiations Team:

Tuesday, April 23rd, Noon-2PM, Le Café,” The Sentinel, March 2013

“Preservation of Local History: Lynn AZA #471,” The Sentinel, March 2013

(with Matthew Hendley, Miguel Leon, and Robert Compton) “National Character: Myth

and Reality,” The Sentinel, April 2013

“Veterans Jacob Ruppert, Hank O’Day, & Deacon White Elected to Hall of Fame: Steroid-

Era Players Left on the Bench,” Upstate Life Magazine, Summer 2013

“Beyond Labor Day: Challenges Ahead,” The Sentinel, September 2013

“Reading: Sharing the Word,” The Sentinel, September 2013

“Retrenchment: From UUP Policy Manual—Founding Principles,” The Sentinel, October

2013

“Continuing and Commemorating the Dream: UUP Participates in 50th Anniversary March

on Washington,” The Sentinel, October 2013

“UUP Vision for the Future: Issues and Concerns,” The Sentinel, November 2013

“December 2013: An End and a Beginning,” The Sentinel, December 2013

“UUP Oneonta Supports Adjunct $5,000 Minimum per Three Credit Course,” The Sentinel,

December 2013

“Preserving SUNY’s Mission: Educational Quality, Accessibility, Affordability, and

Diversity,” The Sentinel, January 2014

“Class Counts: Dr. King and the House of Want,” The Sentinel, January 2014

“UUP Professionals: Issues and Concerns,” The Sentinel, February 2014

“UUP Winter Party a Splendid Night of Solidarity,” The Sentinel, February 2014

“Kyle J. Britton: The First Grievance Officer Exclusively for Professionals,” The

Sentinel, March 2014

“An Irish-American Story: The Given Day,” The Sentinel, March 2014

“UUP Adjuncts, Part-Time Professionals, and Contingents: Serious Challenges,” The

Sentinel, April 2014

“UUP Inaugurates Professional Workshop Series,” The Sentinel

“In Honor and Good Faith: The Life and Times of Carey Brush,” The Sentinel, April 2014

“SUNY Faculty Should Resist Cuts in Adjuncts,” Hometown Oneonta, April 25, 2014

“UUP and the New Solidarity,” The Sentinel, May-June 2014

“UUP Establishes Contingent Concerns Committee,” The Sentinel, May-June 2014

“Of Patches Graffiti: Slurs, Bias, and Intolerance,” The Sentinel, May-June 2014

“UUP Professional Workshop II,” The Sentinel, May-June 2014

“Yankee Manager Joe Torre: Proof that Sometimes Nice Guys Do Finish First,”

Upstate Life Magazine, Summer 2014

“Distribution of the Sixth UUP Survey: Quality of Professional Life & Administrative

Assessment,” The Sentinel, September 2014

“Coalition of Contingent Academic Labor (COCAL XI),” The Sentinel, September 2014

“Remember to Complete Sixth UUP Survey: Quality of Professional Life &

Administrative Assessment,” The Sentinel, October 2014

“UUP Meets with Senate and Department Leaders: Gen Ed, Seamless Transfer,

Timetable, and Program Compliance,” The Sentinel, October 2014

“Colman McCarthy’s Odyssey: “Adjuncts: The Stoop Laborer of Higher Education,” The

Sentinel, October 2014

“UUP Chapter Meting: Discussion of Sixth UUP Survey: Quality of Professional Life &

Administrative Assessment,” The Sentinel, November 2014

“UUP Reducing Gun Violence Program,” The Sentinel, November 2014

“UUP Professional Profile: Linda Drake and the Center for Social Responsibility and

Community,” The Sentinel, November 2014

“UUPer Glenn Mayer Remembered: ‘You Serve,’” The Sentinel, November 2014

“December 2014: An end and a Beginning,” The Sentinel, December 2014

“UUP Survey Results: 48.7% Response Rate,” The Sentinel, December 2014

“UUP Spring Transition: Rob Compton Acting President: Bill Simons on Sabbatical,”

The Sentinel, December 2014

“UUP Professionals: IT Meeting Hosted by Norm Payne,” The Sentinel, December 2014

“NYSUT/UUP Funded ‘Indoor Air Quality Training’: Collaborative Workshop with

College Facilities,” The Sentinel, December 2014

“Class Counts: Race, History, and Ferguson,” The Sentinel, December 2014

“Mark Ferrara on the Crisis of Higher Education and the Exploitation of Adjunct Faculty,”

The Sentinel, January 2015

“Looking Forward: UUP Confronts Challenge and Opportunity,” The Sentinel, February

2015

“Legislative Forum, Public Education, and the American Democracy,” The Sentinel, March 2015

“Public Education Rally: Oneonta as Epicenter,” The Sentinel, March 2015

“Job Well Done: Rob as Acting President,” The Sentinel, May 2015

“Baseball Dreams: Ted Del Guercio’s Oneonta Summer & Pedro Martinez’s Hall of Fame Journey,”

Upstate Life Magazine, Summer 2015

“Equity for Adjuncts: “We Demand an End to Poverty Pay,’” The Sentinel, September 2015

Applying the UUP Survey to Union Policy: Expectations for a New Provost,” The

Sentinel, September 2015

“Carol Everywhere: Remembering a Remarkable Woman,”

The Sentinel, September 2015

“Hakoah Comes to America,” Jewish Sports Heritage: A Publication of The Jewish Sports Heritage

Association, Fall 2015

“The War on Adjuncts: Breaking the Silence,” The Sentinel, October 2015

“Adjuncts at Walden College: Commentary and Conscience in Gary Trudeau’s Doonesbury,” The

Sentinel, October 2015

“Chapter President on Contingent Concerns,” The Sentinel, October 2015

“Submit UUP Contract Proposals,” The Sentinel, November 2015

“UUP Oneonta Adjunct Meeting,” The Sentinel, November 2015

“Our Lunch with ‘the Duke’: Michael Dukakis, Public Service, and the American Polity,”

The Sentinel, November 2015

“UUP Oneonta Response to President Kleniewski’s Announcement Concerning Adjunct

Compensation,” The Sentinel, December 2015

“December 2015: An End and a Beginning,” The Sentinel, December 2015

“Rounding the Bases: Al Hall, Safe at Home,” The Sentinel, December 2015

“K-16+: Student Education and Teacher Education,” The Sentinel, January 2016

“Class Counts: Dr. King and the House of Want,” The Sentinel, February 2016

“Before the Colors Fade: Veteran Honor Flights,” The Sentinel, February 2016

“Union Membership Drive: Strengthen Your Representation,” The Sentinel, March 2016

“Cindy Kink and the Politics of Courage: UUP DA Adjunct Equity Resolution,” The Sentinel, March

2016

“Black Lives Matter: UUP Stands in Solidarity with Alleged Beating Victims,” The Sentinel, March

2016

“Introduction: Special Spring Sentinel: Education: edTPA,” The Sentinel, Spring

2016

“Results of the UUP Oneonta Part-Time Survey” (with Nancy Cannon), The Sentinel, April

2016

“UUP Professionals: Rebooting and Rebuilding,” The Sentinel, April 2016

“UUP Professionals Meeting: IT,” The Sentinel, April 2016

“UUP Professionals Thank Norm: Rebooting from a Service Model to Professional Activism,” The

Sentinel, May 2016

“UUP Professionals Meeting: IT,” The Sentinel, May 2016

“Electronic Librarian Retires June 1: Nancy Cannon on the Move,” The Sentinel, May2016

“Muslims, Jews, and the Respect for All People UUP Oneonta Participates in NAACP Meeting,” The

Sentinel, May 2016

“Jeri Anne Jerminario, UUP Leader at Two Chapters, Key Player in Creating an Activist Union,” The

Sentinel, July 2016

“Baseball Unionism: Union Solidarity at Damaschke Field, June 10,” The Sentinel, July 2016

“UUP Stands with Americans for Tolerance at Islamberg,” The Sentinel, July 2016

“Gene Obidinski: Teacher, Sociologist, Writer, and Friend,” The Sentinel, July 2016

“Travels with My Younger Self: Democracy in America,” The Sentinel, July 2016

“The New Solidarity: UUP Oneonta 2016-2017 Agenda,” The Sentinel, September 2016

“Fall 2016 Is UUP Survey Time: The Seventh UUP Quality of Professional Life

and Administrative Assessment Survey” (with Rob Compton), The Sentinel, September 2016

“Rob Compton Nominated for Nina Mitchell Award for Distinguished Service,” The Sentinel,

September 2016

“Hurrah for EOP!” The Sentinel, September 2016

“Oneonta Vigil, July 14th: We All Need to Overcome Our Fear of Differences,” The Sentinel,

September 2016

“Moving UUP from a Service Union to Mass Participation,” The Sentinel, October 2016

“The Route 28 UUP Connection: Delhi and Oneonta,” The Sentinel, October 2016

“Campus Travels with Tom Rathbone,” The Sentinel, October 2016

Vision for the Future: Inaugural Series,” The Sentinel, November 2016

Spotlight, Trumbo, and The Sentinel: Media in a Democracy,” The Sentinel, November 2016

“December 2016: An End and a Beginning,” The Sentinel, December 2016

“The Election and Beyond: The American Democracy,” The Sentinel, December 2016

“Spartacus at 100: Izzy Demsky, Kirk Douglas, and the American Dream,” The Sentinel, December

2016

“Rob Compton: Thanks and Appreciation Due for Distinguished Service,” The Sentinel, January

2017

“Godspeed, John Glenn—and Princess Leia,” The Sentinel, January 2017

“The Women’s March on Washington: A Beginning,” The Sentinel, February 2017

“Student Perception of Instruction (SPI) and Abusive Language Used in the ‘Free Responses,’” The

Sentinel, February 2017

“Toward a SUNY Oneonta Vision for the Future: History, Core Values, and Tomorrow,” The Sentinel,

February 2017

“Civility vs. Free Speech,” The Sentinel, February 2017

“Class Counts: Dr. King and the House of Want,” The Sentinel, February 2017

“Student Perception of Instruction (SPI) and Abusive Language Used in the Free Response,” The

Sentinel, March 2017

“UUP Down Syndrome Discussion: Display 21 on Tuesday, March 21,” The Sentinel, March 2017

“The Three Lives of Matthew Avitabile: Adjunct Lecturer, Mayor, and Publisher,” The Sentinel, March

2017

“Adjunct Profile: Bassist Rich Mollin and His Wooden Wife,” The Sentinel, March 2017

“Black and White: Pigmentation vs. Belief,” The Sentinel, March 2017

“An Irish-American Story: The Given Day,” The Sentinel, March 2017

“SUNY Oneonta President Nancy Kleniewski Announces Retirement,” The Sentinel, April 2017

“The Redoubtable Denny Shea: Founding President of UUP,” The Sentinel, April 2017

“Gerrit Gantvoort in the Past Tense: Teacher, Historian, and Friend,” The Sentinel, April 2017

“Selection of Next SUNY Oneonta President May Well Define the Direction of the College for a

Generation,” The Sentinel, May 2017

“Management Announcement Concerning Graduate Faculty Status and Program Coordinators: UUP

Concerns,” The Sentinel, May 2017

“UUP Professionals Program: Panel and Discussion,” The Sentinel, May 2017

“Adjunct, Part-Time, and Contingent Meeting,” The Sentinel, May 2017

“UUP Congratulates ‘Woman of Distinction’ Julie Dostal, Adjunct Lecturer,” The Sentinel, May 2017

‘“I Disapprove of What You Say, But I Will Defend to the Death Your Right to Say It’: Challenges to

Free Speech on Campus,” The Sentinel, May 2017

“Aristophanes, President Trump, and Alec Baldwin,” The Sentinel, May 2017

“With Malice Toward None: Honoring America’s Legacy of Religious Intolerance,” The Sentinel, May

2017

“Holocaust Remembrance Day: The Erosion of Memory,” The Sentinel, May 2017

“Academia, Public Intellectuals, and Dan Shea’s American Democracy,” The Sentinel, September 2017

“Post-Budget Advocacy Day,” The Sentinel, September 2017

“Tom Rathbone’s Last UUP Golf Cart Tour,” The Sentinel, September 2017

“Mr. UUP: Uncle Fred Miller,” The Sentinel, September 2017

“Father’s Day: Sunday, June 18, 2017,” The Sentinel, September 2017

Vision for the Future Program: Reflections on our Next President,” The Sentinel, October 2017

“Age Discrimination ,” The Sentinel, October 2017

“Jay Pawa: Enshrined in College Athletic Hall of Fame—and in our Memories,” The Sentinel, October

2017

“The Route 28 UUP Connection: Delhi and Oneonta,” The Sentinel, October 2017

“Campus Equity Week Event at Oneonta: October 30th: Start of New Adjunct/Part-Time/Contingent

Campaign,” The Sentinel, November 2017

“December 2017: An End and a Beginning,” The Sentinel, December 2017

“Con Con Defeated ,” The Sentinel, December 2017

“Planting Election Signs: Looking for Uncle Fred,” The Sentinel, December 2017

“The SUNY Oneonta Presidential Search Process,” The Sentinel, January 2018

“UUP Oneonta: Loss and Rebuilding,” The Sentinel, January 2018

“Class Counts: Dr. King and the House of Want,” The Sentinel, February 2018

“UUP Fair Contract Campaign, Equity Initiative, and Parking Issues,” The Sentinel, Spring 2018

“UUP Advocates with EOP Students,” The Sentinel, Spring 2018

“Remembrance of Colleagues Past: Foster Brown, Hedy Warncke, Denis Hennessy, and Jack Gardner,”

The Sentinel, Spring 2018

“Adjunct Profile—Laura Dohner: ‘I Love Teaching,’” The Sentinel, Spring 2018

“March for Our Lives: Stop School shootings,” The Sentinel, Spring 2018

“Balance Life and Work: You are More than Your Job,” The Sentinel, Spring 2018

“Looking Ahead: Challenges and Response,” The Sentinel, May 2018

“Downtown Renewal: Community Economic Revitalization,” The Sentinel, May 2018

“UUP April 26th Early Retirement Planning Program: Substantive and Engaging,” The Sentinel, June

2018

“Welcome Back,” The Sentinel, September 2018

“Labor Ready for Fight of its Life: The AFT Convention,” The Sentinel, September 2018

“UUP to Meet Professional and Academic Departments,” The Sentinel, September 2018

“Where To? Remaking UUP,” The Sentinel, October 2018

“Workload Creep, Equity Issues, and Solidarity,” The Sentinel, November 2018

“On the Campaign Trail: 2018,” The Sentinel, November 2018

“Saluting UUPer Nick Barberio: Part of the College’s Greatest Generation,” The Sentinel, November

2018

“Solidarity in the Urban Village: Bloomfield Revisited,” The Sentinel, November 2018

“December 2018: An End and a Beginning,” The Sentinel, December 2018

“Passing the Torch: Presidential Transition at UUP Oneonta,” The Sentinel, January 2019

“December 13th UUP Social: More than Coffee Brewing,” The Sentinel, January 2019

“Jim Mackin and The Man on the Bus: A Memoir,” The Sentinel, January 2019

“UUP Workload Meeting for Professionals: Professional Input on Workload Issues,” The Sentinel,

February 2019

“UUP Workload Meeting for Academics: Academic Input on Workload Issues,” The Sentinel, February

2019

“The Final Hundred Days: Agenda and Transition,” The Sentinel, March 2019

“Graham Duncan: Solider, Scholar, Savant,” The Sentinel, March 2019

“George H.W. Bush: Redux of the American Brahmin,” The Sentinel, March 2019

“Introduction: 2019 UUP Oneonta Workload Survey Summary Results,” The Sentinel, April 2019

“Change and Continuity: UUP Presidential Succession,” The Sentinel, May 2019

“Looking Forward: Making a Strong Union Stronger,” The Sentinel, May 2019

“Baseball and Labor: The Courts and the Library of Congress,” The Sentinel, May 2019

“Andy Van Benschoten and the New Kingston Valley,” The Mountain Eagle, August 16, 2019

“UUPer Andy Van Benschoten Left Mark on College and Community,” The Sentinel, September 2019

“A Catskill Coming of Age,” The Mountain Eagle, October 11, 2019, D4

“The Family of UUP: Support and Benefits,” The Sentinel, November 2019

“Tip of the Hat to Senator Jim Seward: Friend of SUNY and UUP,” The Sentinel, February 2020

“UUP Wishes Senator Seward a Fond Farewell,” The Mountain Eagle, February 7, 2020

“Senator Edward Brooke,” The Daily Star, Oneonta (NY), February 19, 2020

“The Election of President Barack Obama,” The Daily Star, Oneonta (NY), February 26, 2020

“Staying Centered: My Baseball Chat Group,” UUP-date!, May 13, 2020

“Staying Centered: My Baseball Chat Group,” The Mountain Eagle, May 22, 2020

“Staying Centered: My Baseball Chat Group,” THE SEMESTER OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY:A Pandemic Diary Project for Housebound Students, Faculty and Staff of SUNY Oneonta, posted August 13, 2020

“Report on the Spring NYSUT RA” (with Ed Wesnofske and Nancy Simons), The Sentinel, May 2020

“Baseball Book Minyan: Ten Great Titles on Jews and the National Pastime, The Reporter, June 19-25, 2020

“Baseball’s All-Time Jewish All-Star Team,” The Reporter, June 26-July 2, 2020

“Antisemitism from ‘The Twilight Zone’: Rod Serling’s ‘He’s Alive,’” The Reporter, July 3-July 16, 2020

“The Enigmatic Moe Berg: Jewish Baseball Catcher and Wartime Spy,’” The Reporter, July 17-July 30, 2020

“Clarity and Accessibility: Introduction to Blackboard,” UUP-date! July 28, 2020

“The Jew as Scapegoat: The Lynching of Leo Frank,’” The Reporter, July 31-August 13, 2020

“Bigotry in Marble and Text: Responding to Antisemitism,” The Reporter, August 14-27, 2020

“Bigotry in Marble,” The Mountain Eagle, August 21, 2020.

“Report on the Summer 2020 AFT National Convention” (with Ed Wesnofske and Nancy Simons), The

Sentinel, August 2020

“The Israel Baseball League: Field of Dreams in the Promised Land,” The Reporter, August 28-September 10, 2020

“Ballfield or Synagogue: Hank Greenberg’s High Holiday Dilemma,” The Reporter, September 11-September 24, 2020

“Aly Raisman: Olympic Travail and Triumph,” The Reporter, September 25-October 8, 2020

“Sid Luckman: Joe Kaplan’s Great Jewish Quarterback,” The Reporter, October 9-October 22, 2020

“The Metamorphosis of a Nice Jewish Girl from Brooklyn into the Notorious RBG,” The Reporter,

October 23-Novmeber 5, 2020

“Ruth Bader Ginsburg: The Metamorphosis of a Nice Jewish Girl from Brooklyn into the

Notorious RBG,” The Mountain Eagle, November 6, 2020

“Old Isaiah: Louis D. Brandeis, Supreme Court Justice and Zionist,” The Reporter, November 20-

December 3, 2020, pages 5 and 9 at https://cdn.fedweb.org/fed-131/2/bng1120_.pdf

“Benny Friedman: Football’s First Jewish Superstar: Part I,” The Reporter, December 4-17, 2020, page

8 at https://cdn.fedweb.org/fed-131/2/bng1204_.pdf

“Benny, Friedman, Part II: The Jewish Football Superstar Turned Tragic Hero,” The Reporter,

December 18-31, 2020, page 5 at https://cdn.fedweb.org/fed-131/2/bng1218_.pdf

“Kudos to Dr. John Relethford: Honoring a Distinguished Career,” The Shofar, January 2021

“Goldberg on the Gridiron, Part I: Football’s Great Jewish Running Back,” The Reporter,

January 1-14, 2021, pages 5 and 8 at https://cdn.fedweb.org/fed-131/2/bng0101_.pdf

“Marshall Goldberg, the NFL Years, Part II: The Second Half,” The Reporter, January 15-28, 2021,

page 8 at https://cdn.fedweb.org/fed-131/2/bng0115_%25281%2529.pdf

“My Baseball Chat Group, Part II: Late Innings,” The Mountain Eagle, January 15, 2021, page D4 at

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1BnBVaXzco006tiCfoMvGtonyy4MprlEN

“Marv Levy: Harvard Intellectual as Jewish Super Bowl Coach,” The Reporter, January 29-February

11, 2021, pages 2 and 8 at https://cdn.fedweb.org/fed-131/2/bng0129_%25281%2529.pdf

“Frederick Douglass’ Coming of Age: Family and Slavery,” The Daily Star, Oneonta (NY),

February 4, 2021, page 4

“Race, Family, and History in August Wilson’s Fences,” The Daily Star, Oneonta (NY),

February 12, 2021, page 2

“Yahrzeit for Izzy: Remembering Kirk Douglas, Part I,” The Reporter, February 26-March 11, 2021,

page 8 at https://cdn.fedweb.org/fed-131/2/bng026_.pdf

“UUP Officer Candidate Statements: Bill Simons—Secretary Candidate,” UUP-date! March 9. 2021

“The Cinematic Lives of Kirk Douglas, Part II: Was Spartacus Jewish?” The Reporter, March 12-

March 25, 2021, page 8 at https://cdn.fedweb.org/fed-131/2/bng0312_.pdf

“Kirk Douglas Redux, Part III: Integrating American and Jewish Identities,” The Reporter, March 26-

April 8, 2021, page 10 at https://cdn.fedweb.org/fed-131/2/bng0326_.pdf

“UUP Remembers One of Its Own: Dr. Ernie Goodman,” UUP-date! March 30, 2021

“Jewish Baseball and ‘The Golem’s Mighty Swing,’” The Reporter, April 9-April 22, 2021,

page 4 at https://cdn.fedweb.org/fed-131/2/bng0409_.pdf

“Hoop Dreams: Dolph and Dan Schayes, Part I,” The Reporter, April 23-May 6, 2021, page 2 at

https://cdn.fedweb.org/fed-131/2/bng0423_.pdf

“Two Members’ Perspective on the College Presidential Search” (with Ed Wesnofske), UUP-date!

April 23, 2021

“UUP Remembers One of Its Own: Dr. Ernie Goodman—Scholar, Soldier, Savant,” The Shofar, May

2021

“Dolph Schayes: Jewry’s Pre-eminent NBA Star, Part II,” The Reporter, May 7-May 20, 2021,

pages 7-8 at https://cdn.fedweb.org/fed-131/2/bng0507_.pdf

“New York State United Teachers Representative Assembly: April 30-May 1, 2021” (with Ed

Wesnofske and Nancy Simons), UUP-date! May 10, 2021

“Son of Dolph: Dan Schayes – Finding His own Basketball Niche, Part III,” The Reporter, May21-

June 3, page 5 at https://cdn.fedweb.org/fed-131/2/bng0521_.pdf

“Andy Cohen: Marketing a Jewish Ballplayer,” The Reporter, June 4-17, page 5 at

https://cdn.fedweb.org/fed-131/2/bing0604_%25281%2529.pdf

“UUP Delegate Assembly, June 3-5, 2021,” (with Ed Wesnofske and Nancy Simons)

UUP-date! June 14, 2021

“Father’s Day,” The Reporter, July 18-July 1, 2021, page 2, at

https://cdn.fedweb.org/fed-131/2/bing0618_.pdf

“Sam Nahem: Jewish Intellectual, Solider, Pitcher – and Communist,” The Reporter,

July 2-15, 2021, pages 2-3, at https://cdn.fedweb.org/fed-131/2/bng0702_.pdf

“Small-Town Judaism: Fleischmanns, NY, Part I,” The Reporter, July 16-29, 2021, page 5,

at https://cdn.fedweb.org/fed-131/2/bng0716wrap_.pdf

“A Rainy Night in Pomona with Israel’s Olympic Baseball Team,” The Reporter, July 30-

August 12, 2021, page 5 at https://cdn.fedweb.org/fed-131/2/bng0730_.pdf

“Fleischmanns’ Field of Dreams: Jewish Time Stamps, Part II,” The Reporter, August 13-26,

2022, pages 5 and 11, https://cdn.fedweb.org/fed-131/2/bng0813_.pdf

“Team Israel: Requiem for a Quixotic Olympic Quest,” The Reporter, August 27-September 9, 2021, page 8, https://cdn.fedweb.org/fed-131/2/bng0827_.pdf

Awards

First Place Award for Excellence in Writing About Sports, 40th Annual Simon Rockower Awards

for Excellence in Jewish Journalism, American Jewish Press Association, 2021

First Award: Best Original Article (“Tip of the Hal to Senator Jim Seward,” February 2020)

presented by United University Professions, Editor, The Sentinel, 2020

First Award: General Excellence, presented by United University Professions, Editor, The

Sentinel, 2019

Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Faculty Service, 2013

Employee Recognition Award for Sustained Excellence, 2008

Omicron Delta Kappa, National Leadership Honor Society, 2006

Susan Sutton Smith Prize for Academic Excellence, 2003

Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2002

Phi Alpha Theta, 2002

The Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture ...

Ann Traitor, MA

Assistant Adjunct Professor of History
43/44 Bacon Hall
SUNY Oneonta
Oneonta, NY 13820
Phone: (607) 436-3555
Email: Ann.Traitor@oneonta.edu

Ms. Traitor received her MA in History from Binghamton University.

Awards

2003 - Simphiwe Hlatswayo Award for Outstanding Part-time Instructor

Selected courses taught

HIST 101 - Western Civilization I
HIST 120 - Making of the Modern World

Staff

Matt Unangst

Matthew Unangst, PhD

Assistant Professor of History

49 Bacon Hall
SUNY Oneonta
Oneonta, NY 13820
Phone: (607) 436-3490
E-mail: Matthew.Unangst@oneonta.edu

Hi, I'm Dr. Matt Unangst and I've been a member of the history department here at SUNY Oneonta since August 2021. In my research, I look at how colonialism in today's Tanzania functioned and continues to shape the world to this day. Mainland Tanzania was colonized as German East Africa from 1884 to 1918. The project I'm finishing up looks at how ideas about race shaped German plans for economic development, and at how Africans accommodated, evaded, and resisted those plans. My new project explores the legacies of German colonialism in Tanzania. I'm researching how people in Tanzania, West Germany, and East Germany tried to make sense of German East Africa's history and shape it to fit their own political goals.

I teach classes in world, European, and African history. When I'm not teaching, writing, or thinking about history, I like to make elaborate foods, play board and computer games, play basketball, hike, and ride my bicycle (I do often think about history while I'm doing these other things, too). I look forward to meeting you. Please feel free to stop in at my office and say hi!

Selected Courses Taught:

HIST/ALS 104 - Introduction to African History

WHIS 206 - Nation and Race

EHIS 214 - Nineteenth-Century Europe

EHIS 235 - History of the Holocaust

WHIS 294 - Global Cold War

Deanna Meadowcroft '99

Administrative Assistant I
61 Bacon Hall
SUNY Oneonta
Oneonta, NY 13820
Phone: (607) 436-3326
Email: deanna.meadowcroft@oneonta.edu

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