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Jeremy C. Young
History & Political Science Department
Dixie State University

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor, History and Political Science Department, Dixie State University (2016- )
Visiting Assistant Professor,
History Department, Grand Valley State University (2014-2016)
Adjunct Professor, Liberal Arts and Management Program, Indiana University-Bloomington (2014)
Adjunct Professor, Department of History, Indiana State University (2013)
Adjunct Professor, Department of History, Indiana University-Bloomington (2011-2013)

Education

Indiana University: Ph.D., United States History, 2013
Indiana University: M.A., United States History, 2008
St. Mary’s College of Maryland: B.A., History and Music, summa cum laude, 2006

Publications

Books:

  • The Age of Charisma: Leaders, Followers, and Emotions in American Society, 1870-1940 (Cambridge University Press, 2017).

 Refereed Journal Articles:

  • “Transformation in the Tabernacle: Billy Sunday’s Converts and Emotional Experience in the Progressive Era.” Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era 14:3 (July 2015), 367-385.
  • “Empowering Passivity: Women Spiritualists, Houdini, and the 1926 Fortune Telling Hearing.” Journal of Social History 48:2 (Winter 2014), 341-362.

Conference Proceedings:

  • “Roots of Research: Raphael Zon and the Origins of Forest Experiment Stations.” In Olberding, Susan D., and Margaret M. Moore, eds., Fort Valley Experimental Forest: A Century of Research 1908-2008 (Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, 2008), 363-370.

Other Academic Publications:

  • “Warrior of Science: Raphael Zon and the Origins of Forest Experiment Stations.” Forest History Today, Spring/Fall 2010, 4-12.

Awards, Fellowships, and Honors

Research:

  • Research Grant, Roosevelt Institute/Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library (2014)
  • McNutt Professorship Fellowship, Indiana University Department of History (2009, 2012)
  • Kohlmeier Research Fellowship, Indiana University Department of History (2010, 2011, 2012)
  • Research Award, Indiana University Graduate and Professional Student Organization (2011)
  • Gunderson Essay Prize for best graduate paper in U.S. History, Indiana University Department of History (2009)
  • Paul V. McNutt Fellowship, Indiana University Department of History (2007-2012)

Teaching:

  • Susan O’Kell Memorial Award for outstanding performance as an Associate Instructor, Indiana University Department of History (2011)

Professional Development:

  • Faculty Professional Development Award, Dixie State University (2016-2017)
  • Dissemination Grant, Center for Scholarly and Creative Excellence, Grand Valley State University (2015-2016)

 

Invited Talks

  • “Presidential Leadership in the Age of Charisma,” Dixie Forum, Dixie State University (February 14, 2017)
  • “Emotion vs. Reason in American Politics,” Institute of Politics and Public Affairs, Dixie State University (December 3, 2016)
  • “The Age of Charisma: Leaders, Followers, and Emotions in American Society, 1870-1940,” St. Mary’s College of Maryland (March 4, 2015)
  • “The ex-Persinger Guarneri ‘del Gesù’: Reconstructing the History of a Violin,” Illinois State University (January 16, 2015)

Conference Papers and Presentations

  • “The Liberation of Bafflement: Gypsy Rose Lee and Esoteric Gender Performance,” Berkshire Conference on the History of Women (June 2017)
  • “Gypsy Rose Lee and Esoteric Gender Performance in Twentieth-Century America,” American Historical Association Conference (January 2017)
  • “The Case for Emotional Politics: Charisma and Democratic Discourse,” Society for U.S. Intellectual History Conference (October 2016)
  • “The Prehistory of Transformational Leadership: Elbert Hubbard’s ‘A Message to Garcia’ and Corporate Charisma in the Gilded Age,” Organization of American Historians Conference – Business History Conference Affiliated Panel (April 2016)
  • “The Experiential Turn in American History,” Society for U.S. Intellectual History Conference (October 2015)
  • “Singing Hymns for Teddy: The 1912 Progressive Party as a Charismatic Movement,” American Historical Association Conference (January 2014)
  • “‘Weeping with Joy’: Charisma and Social Reform in the American Progressive Era,” American Historical Association Conference (January 2011)

Teaching Experience

Courses Taught:

  • American Civilization
  • American History since 1877
  • The Emergence of Modern America, 1877-1941
  • History of Social Movements in Modern America
  • History of American Foreign Relations
  • Heroes and Leaders in U.S. History
  • Leadership in American Society
  • A Mighty Baptism: American Religious Experience
  • The Scientific Revolution
  • Introduction to European Civilizations
  • Introduction to World Civilizations
  • World History since 1500 AD
  • World War II

Instructional Development:

  • “Introduction to Oral History” workshop, Utah Humanities/Utah Division of State History (2018)
  • AP Reader for U.S. History, Educational Testing Service (2014-2016)
  • Certification course for online teaching, “Foundations of Online Course Development and Delivery,” Grand Valley State University (2015)
  • Preparing Future Faculty course, “The Teaching of College History” with Professor David Pace, Indiana University (Spring 2008)

Service

Service to Profession:

  • Membership Secretary, Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era (2017-present)
  • H-Net Network Editor-In-Chief, H-SHGAPE (2017-present)
  • Panel commentator, “Revelations, Revolts, and Rock in Late Modern America,” Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference, Westminster College (March 2017)
  • H-Net Network Editor, H-SHGAPE (2015-2016)
  • Member, Friends of Orianda House Board of Directors, Baltimore, Maryland (2013-2016)
  • Article reviewer, Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History (2015)
  • Panel commentator, “Twentieth Century Social Movements: A Transnational Perspective,” International Graduate Historical Studies Conference, Central Michigan University (March 2015)
  • Paper commentator, American History Workshop, Indiana University-Bloomington (April 2014)

Departmental/University Service (selected):

  • Created first College newsletter, Dixie State University College of Humanities and Social Sciences (2017)
  • Member, Dixie Forum Committee, Dixie State University (2017-present)
  • Member, Professional Development Committee, Dixie State University (2017-present)
  • Member, Library Committee, Dixie State University (2017-present)
  • Member, Faculty Excellence Committee, Dixie State University (2016-2017)
  • Coordinator of student recruitment efforts, Dixie State University History and Political Science Department (2016- )
  • Orchestrated library purchase of Proquest Historical New York Times database for Dixie State University History and Political Science Department (2016)
  • Graduate and Professional Student Association Representative, Indiana University (2010-2012)
  • Technology Coordinator, History Graduate Student Association, Indiana University (2010-2011)

Other Professional Experience

  • Senior Research Consultant, Violin Provenance Project (2012-2014)
  • Contract Writer and Researcher, Dictionary of American History, Scribner’s/Gale (2007-2009)
  • Research Assistant for Professor Lewis L. Gould, University of Texas at Austin (2008)
  • Research Intern, Fort Valley Forest Experiment Station Office of the Historian (Summer 2007)
  • Research Historian, History Associates Incorporated (June 2006-May 2007)

Professional Affiliations

American Historical Association
Organization of American Historians
Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era
Society for U.S. Intellectual History
International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in History
Phi Beta Kappa
Phi Alpha Theta

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