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Kevin P. McDonald <email@example.com>
UC Santa Cruz
|Address:||Department of History
University of California
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, California 95064
|List Affiliations:||Former Review Editor for H-Atlantic
Reviewer for H-Atlantic
|Interests:||African American History / Studies
American History / Studies
Art and Art History
Business History / Studies
Diplomacy and International Relations
Environmental History / Studies
Ethnic History / Studies
History of Science, Medicine, and Technology
Labor History / Studies
Native American History / Studies
Ph.D. Candidate, History, University of California, Santa Cruz. 2002-Present
Dissertation: Pirates, Merchants, Settlers and Slaves: Making an Indo-Atlantic Trade World, 1645-1730
M.A. History, Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey. 2000-2002
B.A. History and International Stds, Univ. of Richmond, Richmond, VA. May 1994
Inst. for the International Education of Students, Salamanca, Spain. Spring 1993
“‘The Dream of Madagascar’: English Disasters and Pirate Utopias of the Early Modern Indo-Atlantic World,” The Conference on New Worlds Reflected: Representations of Utopia, the New World and Other Worlds, 1500-1800, Birkbeck College, University of London, December 9-10, 2005 (forthcoming).
“Devils on the Deep Blue Sea.” Book Review of Marcus Rediker, Villains of All Nations, H- Atlantic, December 2005.
“‘A Man of Courage and Activity’: Thomas Tew and Pirate Settlements of the Indo-Atlantic Trade World, 1645-1730.” E-Scholarship Repository, UC Digital Library. http://repositories.cdlib.org/ucwhw/wp/2/.
Colonial America: An Encyclopedia of Social, Political, Cultural, and Economic History. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharp, 2006. “Alcohol,” “Antigua,” “Atlantic Ocean,” “Barbados,” “East India Company,” “Inns and Taverns (public houses),” “Piracy.”
California State University, Long Beach, CA, World History Association Annual Conference, June 22-25, 2006.
Columbia University, New York, NY, The Conference on New York State History, June 1–3, 2006.
Birkbeck College, University of London, London, UK, “New Worlds Reflected: Representations of Utopia, the New World and Other Worlds, 1500-1800,” December 9-10, 2005.
UC San Diego, San Diego, CA, All-UC Multi Campus Research Group in World History, May 7-8, 2005.
Colonial Society of Massachusetts, Boston, MA, Graduate Student Forum in Early American History, April 21, 2005.
UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, “Challenges to Spain: Piracy in the Americas.” History Division, Guest Lecturer: History 171A, History of the Caribbean: Colonial Period. January 2004.
UC Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, UC Conference in World History, December 6-7, 2003.
Fellowships and Awards:
Marshall Hodgson Teaching Fellow, UCSC, Winter 2006
The Huntington, John Haskell Kemble Fellowship, 2005-2006
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, New-York Historical Society, 2005
University of California, Doctoral Student Sabbatical Fellowship, Spring 2005
Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston Marine Society Fellowship, 2004-2005
UC-Santa Cruz, Department of History, Dissertation Research Fellowship, 2004-2005
University of California, Institute for Humanities Research and Travel Grant, 2004
University of California, Pre-Dissertation Summer Fellowship/Travel Grant, 2003
University of California, Institute for Humanities Research Grant, 2003
University of California, Regents Fellowship, 2002-2003
Teaching Fellow, History Division, UC-Santa Cruz. Winter 2006. History 121A: “Making of the Modern World: 1400-1750”
Teaching Assistant, History Division, UC-Santa Cruz.
History 55, Intro. to Modern World. Spring 2004
History 140A, Colonial America, Founding to 1750. Winter 2004
History 33, Early Medieval Europe, 200-1200. Fall 2003, Fall 2004
History 25B, U.S. History, 1877-Present. Spring 2003, Winter 2005
History 30B, Modern Europe, 1789-1914. Winter 2003
History 30A, Modern European History, 1500-1789. Fall 2002
Other Professional/Research Experience:
Review Editor, Global Society: The World Since 1900. ed. Crossley, Lees, and Servos. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2006.
Historian, “Real Pirates of the Caribbean.” The History Channel (Forthcoming).
Editor, H-Atlantic Discussion Network. June 2004-Present.
Resident Advisor, UC London, August-December 2005.
Research Associate, World History Center, UC Santa Cruz. Sept. 2004-March 2005.
Research Associate, Marilyn J. Westerkamp, UC-Santa Cruz. Summer 2004.
Guest Speaker, Shoreline Middle School, Santa Cruz, CA, “Pirates and Piracy in the Americas,” February 2004.