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Timothy D. Draper <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Waubonsee Community College
My dissertation concerns the roles of immigrants, labor organizations, and business enterprise in defining a municipal community consciousness in an urbanizing coal center in southwestern Wyoming, c. 1870-1930.
I am also continuing work on liberal urban religion in the Gilded Age and grass-roots student activism in the 1960s.
|Address:||Division of SS, ED, LS
Waubonsee Community College
Route 47 @ Waubonsee Drive
Sugar Grove, Illinois 60554
|List Affiliations:||Advisory Board Member for H-Illinois
List Editor for H-Illinois
Reviewer for H-Urban
|Interests:||American History / Studies
Business History / Studies
Ethnic History / Studies
Labor History / Studies
Urban History / Studies
Ph.D. (candidate), Northern Illinois University
A.B.D., University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
B.S., M.A., Ball State University, Muncie, IN
Waubonsee Community College, Tenured Insturctor of History, 2000-Present; Adjunct Instructor of History, 1999-2000
Northern Illinois University, Teaching Assistant, History, 1997-2000
Joliet Junior College, Adjunct Instructor of History, 1994-2000
University of Iowa, Adjunct Instructor of History, 1990
University of Iowa, Teaching Assistant, History, 1986-1990
Ball State University, Secondary Education, Teaching Assistant, 1984-1986
"Revisiting 1968," Chicago History XXXI (Summer 2002): 4-25.
"The Narrative of Festive Culture in the Urban West: Rock Springs, Wyoming, 1917-1928," Proceedings of the Redefining the American West Symposium. Las Vegas: New Mexico Highlands University, 2002.
"Joliet's Enterprising Universalists: The Church and City in Late Nineteenth Century Illinois." Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society 92 (Spring 1999): 44-69. Awarded 1999 Harry E. Pratt Memorial Award for best article of the year in The Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society by the Illinois State Historical Society
Selected Scholarly Papers:
"Propaganda or Publicity?: The Publications of the Union Pacific Coal Company and the Corporatization of Information," Paper presented at the 27th annual Great Lakes History Conference, October 26, 2002, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan.
"Manufacturing a Conspiracy: The Chicago 7…No, 8…No, 10 and 1960s Radical Ideology," Paper presented at the Mid-American Conference on History, September 19-21, 2002, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.
"Jurisprudence and Jests: Legal Issues in the Chicago Conspiracy Trial, 1969-1970," a paper presented at the Conference on Illinois History, October 2001, Springfield, Illinois.
"Ordering Community: Race, Ethnicity, Class, and Festive Culture in Rock Springs, Wyoming, 1917-1929," paper presented at the 23rd Annual Mid-American Conference on History at Stillwater, September 20-22, 2001.
"Discovering Illinois History through Students' Voices," paper presented at the Illinois History Symposium, Springfield, Illinois, December 2000.
“From Massacre to Celebration in Rock Springs, Wyoming: Emerging Ethnic Consciousness in the Urban West,” paper presented at the Western History Association Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, October 2000.
"Pageants of Progress: Public Ritual and the Creation of Municipal Community," paper presented at the Popular Cultural Association/American Cultural Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 2000.
Chair, "Historical Memory and Challenges of Today," Illinois History Symposium, Springfield, Illinois, to be held December 2002.
Moderator. "Clio and the Digital Age II: A Panel on Pedagogy and the Computer," panel proposed for the Illinois History Symposium, Springfield, Illinois, December 2001.
"Assent and Dissent: The Public's Voice during Wartime." To be presented at Danville Area Community College's Social Studies Workshop, "Teaching the Vietnam War with Applications for Today," March 20, 2002, Danville, Illinois.
"Enterprising Universalists: The Church and the Modern City," lecture presented at the Unitarian Universalist Church, Decatur, Illinois, December 2000.
"The Academic Marketplace: Community College History Teaching,” guest lecture for Teaching College History, Northern Illinois University, November, 2000.
EDITORIAL AND ELECTRONIC HISTORY
Ø Managing Editor, H-Illinois, 2003-Present.
Ø Subscription Editor, H-Urban, 2002-2004.
Ø Assistant Editor for Non-U.S. Subscribers, H- Urban a discussion network affiliated with H-Net for the Humanities, 2000-2002
¨ Illinois State Historical Society, Audit Committee, 2002-2004
¨ Chair, 2002-2004
¨ Illinois State Historical Society, Educational Services Committee, 2002-2004
¨ Illinois State Historical Society, Board of Directors, 2001-2004
¨ Illinois State Historical Society, Ad Hoc Committee on Continuing Teacher Education, 2000
¨ Illinois State Historical Society, Advisory Board, 1999-2001, 2004-2005
¨ Illinois State Historical Society, Awards Committee, 1999-2004
¨ Vice-chair, 2000-2004
¨ Illinois State Historical Society, Minority Heritage Committee, 1999-2001
¨ Judge, Illinois History Fair, State Competition, Springfield, Illinois, 2002, 2003.
¨ Judge, Illinois History Fair, Northern Region, De Kalb, Illinois, 2001, 2002
¨ Chair, Exhibit Committee 16, 2002