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Seth C. Bruggeman <email@example.com>
College of William & Mary
|Address:||1004 Prince Edward St.
Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401
|List Affiliations:||Former List Editor for H-Amstdy
|Interests:||American History / Studies
Research and Methodology
PhD, American Studies (Dissertation In Progress)
The College of William & Mary
Primary Fields: U.S. History & Material Culture
Qualifying Exams Passed May 2001
MA, American Studies
The College of William & Mary, 1999
BA with Honors, American Studies and History
Minor in Pennsylvania Studies
The Pennsylvania State University, 1997
ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORIAN, George Washington Birthplace National Monument, National Park Service, Washington’s Birthplace, VA, July 2003 to March 2005
TEACHING FELLOW, American Studies Program, College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA, August 2002 to May 2003
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, Connex International, Lawrence, KS, January 2002 to July 2002
TECHNOLOGY COORDINATOR, American Studies Program, College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA, September 2000 to May 2001
WEBSITE DEVELOPER, Walt Whitman Hypertext Project, College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA, May 2000 to July 2000
JAMESTOWN RESEARCH FELLOW, Colonial Jamestown Foundation, Jamestown, VA, October 1999 to May 2000
STUDENT COORDINATOR, Music in American Culture Series, The College of William & Mary, August 1999 to December 1999
PROJECT HISTORIAN, Historic American Engineering Record (HAER), National Park Service, Montgomery, AL, Summer 1999
EDITORIAL ASSISTANT, Eighteenth-Century Life, Williamsburg, VA, September 1998 to May 1999
FREELANCE WRITER, Buzz—State College's Weekly Guide to the Universe, State College, PA, August 1997 to August 1998
TEACHING INTERN, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, Summer 1996
ARCHIVE INTERN & RESEARCH ASSISTANT, Library of Congress Archive of Folk Culture, Washington, DC, Summer 1995
President, American Studies Graduate Student Organization, College of William and Mary, September 2000 to May 2001
Student Representative, American Studies Program Director Search, College of William & Mary, September 2000 to May 2001
· Phi Beta Kappa
· Penn State University Scholars Program
· Golden Key National Honor Society
· Phi Alpha Theta National History Honors Society
· Joseph H. De Frees Scholarship
· Hershey Foods Corporation Scholarship
· Penn State Liberal Arts Internship Award
· Margaret Bittner Parke Scholarship
· Class of 1922 Scholarship
· Polin Cohanne Award in American Studies
"A History of the Bygone Object," Dissertation in Progress, Scott R. Nelson, Dissertation Director; Committee Members: Grey Gundaker, Chandos Brown, Richard Lowry
"The Shenandoah River Gundalow and the Politics of Material Reuse," A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a master's degree in American Studies, Fall 1999, Committee: Grey Gundaker, Barbara Carson, and Carl Loundsbury, 60 pp.
"The Pennsylvania Boatbuilders Project, II," A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a baccalaureate degree with honors in History, Spring 1997, Anne C. Rose: Thesis Supervisor, Jackson L. Spielvogel: Honors Advisor, 137 pp.
"The Pennsylvania Boatbuilders Project," A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a baccalaureate degree with honors in American Studies, Spring 1996, Kenneth A. Thigpen: Thesis Supervisor, Daniel Walden: Honors Advisor, 206 pp.
"Pennsylvania Boatbuilding: Charting a State Tradition," in Pennsylvania History, a Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies, Spring 1998.
Several music reviews, interviews with local artists, photographs, and poems in Buzz—State College's Weekly Guide to the Universe.
"The Pennsylvania Boatbuilders Project: Shaping a Tradition," in Robert D. Yearout, ed., Proceedings, Tenth National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Volume I (Asheville: The University of North Carolina at Asheville, 1996), 101-105.
Boatbuilding Documentation in the Archive of Folk Culture (Washington: Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, 1995)
"Beans and Franks," in Val M. Churillo, ed., American Collegiate Poets (Los Angeles: International Publications, 1993), 18.
"Defining Self and Other in Colonial America: The Case of Ethnohistory," Pannel commentator, "National Bonds, National Boundaries: American Citizenship and the Public/Private Divide," Second Annual William & Mary American Culture Conference, February 7-8, 2003.
"Exploring the Riverine Atlantic World: Marginality, Empowerment, and the Role of Black Rivermen," Race, Ethnicity, and Power in Maritime America (1st Annual REPMA Conference), Mystic Seaport, Connecticut, 14 September 2000.
"Memory of Materiality and the Problem(s) of Reclamation," Memory, Autobiography and DNA-Second Annual Graduate Student Conference, University of Kansas, Lawrence, 14 April 2000.
"The Shenandoah River Gundalow and the Politics of Material Reuse," Shenandoah Valley Regional Studies Seminar, James Madison University, 18 February 2000
"Western Railway of Alabama (WofA) Rail Shops Recording Project," a public presentation of project findings, Montgomery, AL, 12 August 1999
"The Pennsylvania Boatbuilders Project: Shaping a Tradition," Tenth National Conference on Undergraduate Research, The University of North Carolina at Asheville, 1996.