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Ian Lekus <email@example.com>
University of Georgia
As an H-Peace editor, I am especially interested in fostering discussions of issues in teaching peace & conflict studies; the normalization of conflict & violence in everyday life & culture; the gendered, sexual, raced, & classed qualities of war & peace; militarism, civil society, & popular culture; documentary studies projects in the field; and examining AIDS & other epidemics & ecological crises from a peace/conflict studies perspective.
|Address:||University of Georgia
Department of History
237 LeConte Hall
Athens, Georgia 30602
|Fax Number:||(706) 542-2455|
|List Affiliations:||List Editor for H-Peace
Reviewer for H-Amstdy
Web Editor for H-Peace
|Interests:||American History / Studies
Diplomacy and International Relations
Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies
Political History / Studies
Women, Gender, and Sexuality
World History / Studies
Books-in-progress: Queer and Present Dangers: Masculinity, Sexual Revolutions, and the New Left and Out of the Sixties: the New Left Origins of Gay Liberation (contracts pending for both).
Ph.D., 2003, Duke University, Dept. of History. I am currently serving as a Franklin Teaching Fellow & Temporary Assistant Professor in the Dept. of History at the University of Georgia, after having taught at Duke & N.C. State Universities. I also have affiliate faculty status in Women's Studies at UGA.
Articles published in "Radical History Review" (2004), "Peace and Change" (2004), and the anthologies, "The New Left Revisited" (2003) and "Modern American Queer History" (2001).
Conference paper presentations include: American Historical Association, Organization of American Historians, Oral History Association, American Studies Association, Peace History Society, the Future of the Queer Past, and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Creating Change conference.
Professional Service: Peace History Society Executive Board, 2003-2006; 2003 PHS Conference Co-Chair; Committee on Lesbian & Gay History, Newsletter Book Review Editor.
Courses taught: US History since 1865; US Cold War Politics and Culture; The Sixties; Senior Thesis Seminar: America in the 1950s and 1960s; Gender, Sexuality, and Oral History; History of Sexuality in America; 20th century world history.