Publication News - 2022
Lee Rhyant and Catherine Lewis, Soaring: Eleven Principles on the Road from Segregation to Success (UGA Press, 2022).
Walker, D., Lyons, L. M., Vaught, S. D. (2022). Wandering Where We Belong: Historically Underrepresented Faculty in Education Abroad. London, United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan.
Adebayo, A. G., Misako, F. A. (2022). King Leopold’s Legacies: Colonialism and Conflict in the Congo. In S. M. Ghazanfar and Robert Eddy (Ed.), From Columbus to Churchill: Heroes, Villains and Confronting Racism.
Adebayo, A. G. (2022). The Historical Pirates of the Caribbean: Heroes or Villains? In S. M. Ghazanfar and Robert Eddy (Ed.), From Columbus to Churchill: Heroes, Villains and Confronting Racism.
Churella, A. J. (2022). Putting a Station in its Place: 30th Street Station and its Relationship to Philadelphia’s Urban Fabric. Ralf Roth and Paul Van Hesvelde, eds., The City and the Railway in the World: 19th to 21st Centuries. Taylor & Francis / Routledge.
Dickey, J. W. (2023). "Seven Weeks of Heaven: Teaching an Undergraduate Introduction to Public History Course in Half a Semester". Teaching Public History.
Dover, P. M. (2022). The impacts of paper’s abundance, 1450-1650: an episode in coevolution. In Silvia Hufnagel, Davíð Ólafsson, and Þórunn Sigurðardóttir (Ed.), Paper Stories: Paper and Book History in Post-Medieval Europe. Berlin: De Gruyter.
Dover, P. M. (2022). Written Records and Information in Renaissance Italy. In Kristen Poole (Ed.), Routledge Encyclopedia of the Renaissance World, gen ed. Kristen Poole, subject ed. Suzanne Sutherland. London: Routledge.
Parker, D. B. (2022). Homely Philosophy and the Lost Cause: Bill Arp and “Old Gwinnett”. Gwinnett County, Georgia, and the Transformation of the American South. University of Georgia Press
Racel, M. N. (2022). Kokumin Dotoku for Women: Shimoda Utako in the Taisho Era. In Shaun O’Dwyer (Ed.), Handbook of Confucianism in Modern Japan (pp. 77-92). Japan Documents Publishing.
Vladimirov, K. (2022). "The Bureaucracy of Russian Poland, 1870-1905: A profile". In eds. Vlad Popovici , Alice Velková and Martin Klečacký (Ed.), Climbing up the Social Ladder? Social Mobility of Elites in East-Central Europe in the Long 19th Century v. 25 series Elitenwandel in der Moderne / Elites and Modernity
Way, A. G., Hersey, M. (2022). Agricultural History's Agroecological Turn. A Companion to American Agricultural History: Wiley.
Zeller, Nicholas R. “Return to Armed Revolution: The Pathet Lao and the Chinese Communist Party on Paths to National Liberation.” In Experiments with Marxism-Leninism in Cold War Southeast Asia, edited by Matthew Galway and Marc H. Opper. Canberra: Australian National University Press, 2022
Carroll, F. (2022). "The Completely True Story of the Fraudulent Ethiopian Princess: Racial Stereotypes and Journalistic Conventions in the Framing of a Media Hoax". American Journalism, 39(1/Winter 2022), 51-71.
Conner, C. J. & Graham, T. C. (2022). Using an instructional model of historical empathy to teach the Holocaust. The Social Studies.
Churella, A. J. (2022). "Public Policies and Private Agendas. The Contested Development of USA High-Speed Passenger Rail Transport (1960s-1970s)". Journal of Transport History, 43(1),
Duncan, C., Etheridge, B., Jeremy, M. (2022). Serious Analog Game Development Across Disciplines. Analog Game Studies, 9(2).
Gentry, Jonathan. “Unveiling Musical Production: Strauss, Mahler and Commodity Fetishism in the Late Nineteenth Century.” Nineteenth-Century Music Review 19, no. 3 (2022): 459–80. doi:10.1017/S1479409821000148.
McGovern, B. P. (2022). Richard O'Gorman and Young Ireland on Race, Class, and Culture in Nineteenth-Century Irish America. New Hibernian Review, 26(2), 112-131.
Oakley, E. (2022). Ships--A Target of Indigenous Resistance in the Pacific. World History Bulletin / World History Association, XXXVII(2), 15-24.
Reidy, J. (2022). "The Works of Gelasius of Caesarea: A Potential Source of Sozomen's Ecclesiastical History?". Journal of Early Christian Studies, 30(Winter 2022 (30.4)), 269-292.
Thompson, L. M., O'Donnell, K. (2022). Allies, not authorities: Historical and bioethical considerations for a post-Roe world. Bioethics, Wiley, 36(8), 819-820.
Thompson, L. M. (2022). Roe v Wade and Feminism: The Limits of Public Memory. The Docket - Law and History Review.
Thompson, L. M. (2022). Contemporary Comstockery: Legal Restrictions on Medication Abortion. Journal of General Internal Medicine.
Wynn, C. T. (2022). Facilitating Postformal Thinking Through Problem-Based Learning in the History Survey Course: An Empirically Tested PBL Model. Journal of Problem-Based Learning in Higher Education, 10(1).
Conner, C. J. (Principal), Bohan, C. H. (Co-Principal), Badger, J. (Supporting), Grant, "Supporting Holocaust Education for Atlanta Area Preservice Teachers through Collaborative Research, Resources, and Partnerships", Sponsored by Atlanta Global Research and Education Collaborative (AGREC), Local, $6,000.00, Funded. (2021 - 2022).
Dover, Paul, Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences Summer Research Grant ($5,000).
Durocher, K., Grant, "Let's Talk About It: Women's Suffrage Grant", Sponsored by National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and American Library Association, Federal, $1,000.00, Currently Under Review. (2021 - Present).
Vaught, S. D., Keleher, M., Purcell, J. W., Bohannon, J. L., Skaggs, C. T., Durocher, K., Grant, "Journeys in Justice: Retracing Freedom Summer through the Classics and Humanities", Sponsored by Teagle Foundation, $25,000.00, Funded. (December 2022 - 2023).
Gentry, J., Grant, "RCHSS Research/Scholarship Support Grant", Sponsored by RCHSS at Kennesaw State University, $3,583.00. (October 2021 - August 2022
Okie, W. T. "The Natural History of the American East in Five Wayside Plants," National Endowment of the Humanities Summer Stipend, $6,000, funded (2022-2023).
Silva, E. P. (Co-Principal), Vaught, S. D. (Co-Principal), Gutierrez, R. (Supporting), Grant, "IDEAS Initiative Workshop Proposal", Sponsored by U.S. Department of State, Kennesaw State University, $14,081.00, Currently Under Review. (September 2022 - Present)
Scott, H. I., Jackson, R. O., Vaught, S. D., Grant, "Global Learning for a Lifetime: Supporting Black Students at Home and Abroad", Sponsored by Atlanta Global Research and Education Collaborative (AGREC), Other, $12,500.00, Funded. (October 15, 2021 - Present)
McClatchey, I. S., Nandan, M., Porter, K. J., Vaught, S. D., Grant, "Community Engagement for Better Behavioral Health", Sponsored by HRSA, Kennesaw State University, $943,958.00, Funded. (August 2021 - Present)
- Albert Churella
- Transportation History and Policy
- Caroline Conner
- Social Studies Education, History of American Education
- Jennifer Dickey
- Public History, Historical Preservation
- Brian Etheridge
- History of American Foreign Relations
- Marianne Holdzkom
- Colonial/Revolutionary US History, History of Memory
- LeeAnn Lands
- 20th Century US Urban History
- Catherine Lewis
- Public History, Museum Studies, WWII and the Holocaust, Women's History
- Bryan McGovern
- 19th Century Irish and Irish American History
- Tom Okie
- American Agricultural and Environmental History, Georgia History
- David Parker
- History of the American South, Georgia History
- Randy Patton
- Business History, Georgia History
- Seneca Vaught
- History of Race, Culture, and Policy in Black Studies
- Albert Way
- Environmental and Agricultural History of the American South, Georgia History
- Nefertari Yancie
- Social Studies Education
- Albert Churella
- Akanmu Adebayo
- African and African Diaspora Studies, Conflict Management
- Paul Dover
- Medieval Europe, Diplomacy and Internation Politics in Renaissance, History of Information
- Amy Dunagin
- 17th/18th Century Great Britian
- Kris DuRocher
- History of Identity and Culture
- Jonathan Gentry
- Modern German Music and Culture
- Hakki Gurkas
- History of Islamic Folk and Festival Tradition in the Middle East and Central Asia
- Yoshina Hurgobin
- Migration in Modern South Asia and the Indian Ocean
- Alice Pate
- Russian Labor and Intellectual History
- Masako Racel
- Intellectual History of Japan
- Ryan Ronnenberg
- African History
- Nicolas Sillitti
- Military History of Latin America
- Brian Swain
- History of Greek and Roman Antiquity
- Lauren Thompson
- History of Reproductive Health and Women's Rights
- Kay Traille
- History of Education in the British Empire
- Katya Vladimirov
- Russian and Soviet Intellectual History
- Jiayan Zhang
- Chinese Agrarian and Environmental History
- Silke Zoller
- History of Terrorism and Political Violence
- Akanmu Adebayo
- Amy Donahue
- Epistemology, Indian Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy
- David Jones
- Comparative Chinese and Greek Philosophy
- Amy Donahue
Department Research Courses
- HIST 4495 - U.S. History
- This seminar introduces students to the historiography of a particular topic or theme in US History. It requires students to develop an original research paper on the topic or theme using primary and secondary sources and reflecting standard practices within the discipline.
- HIST 4496 - European History
- This seminar introduces students to the historiography of a particular topic or theme in European History. It requires students to develop an original research paper on the topic or theme using primary and secondary sources and reflecting standard practices within the discipline
- HIST 4497 - Non-Western History
- This seminar introduces students to the historiography of a particular topic or theme of a particular region in the non-Western world. It requires students to develop an original research paper on the topic or theme using primary and secondary sources and reflecting standard practices within the discipline.
- HIST 4498 - World History
- This seminar introduces students to the historiography of a particular topic or theme in World History, using the approaches of cross-cultural, transnational, or transregional history. It requires students to develop an original research paper on the topic or theme using primary and secondary sources and reflecting standard practices within the discipline.
- HIST 4499 - Senior Thesis in History
- Students who plan to apply to graduate school or want a greater challenge can write a more traditional senior thesis in lieu of their second research seminar. A combined tutorial and seminar in which students research and write a senior thesis in addition to making a computer based presentation in class.
- HIST 3327 & 44XX - Public History
- HIST 3327 (Architectural History), HIST 4424 (Museum Education), HIST 4426 (Documentation & Interpretation) and HIST 4427 (Museum Exhibitions) often require students to do research that results in a public project to assist outside organizations or other parts of KSU. Students may also do more traditional research projects.
- HIST 4495 - U.S. History
Students often publish in the Kennesaw Journal of Undergraduate Research, however, they publish in many different journals, as well!
Check out some of our student's publications!
Student Research Presentations
History Undergraduate Research Assistantships
- History: Each year the department offers the Ann W. Ellis Pullen Award to the history undergraduate student with the best research paper. The winner is
chosen by department faculty.
- 2022 Winner - Katie Kojali
- 2021 Winner - Ashley Burgess
- Philosophy: Each year the department offers the Outstanding Senior Seminar Paper to a philosophy undergraduate student. The winner is chosen by department faculty.
- 2022 Winner - Natalie Santos
- 2021 Winner - Zach Appleby
- History: Each year the department offers the Ann W. Ellis Pullen Award to the history undergraduate student with the best research paper. The winner is chosen by department faculty.
Office of Undergraduate Research