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Jeff Bloodworth <email@example.com>
I am interested in developing discussion threads on the history of American liberlism--especially during the 1970s.
3100 McCormick Ave
Wichita, Kansas 67213
|List Affiliations:||Former List Editor for H-Pol
Reviewer for H-Pol
|Interests:||Political History / Studies
Ph.D. (June 2006) History, Ohio University, Athens
Dissertation defended October 2005
Dissertation: Farewell to the Vital Center: A History of American Liberalism, 1968-1980
Non-Western History Before 1750
Non-Western History 1750-Present
Western Heritage: Modernity
History of the 1960s
United States History 1600-1865
United States History 1865-Present
Introduction to University Life: Reading & Study Skills
The Program for Better Jobs and Income: Welfare Policy, Liberalism, and the Failed
Presidency of Jimmy Carter. The International Social Science Review. Spring, 2006.
Scoop Jackson’s Liberal Internationalism: Senator Henry Jackson, the Solzhenitsyn Affair, and the Politics of Human Rights. Pacific Northwest Quarterly. Publication date to be determined.
Donald Peterson, New Politics Liberalism, and the Revival of Wisconsin’s Insurgent Progressive Tradition. The Wisconsin Magazine of History. Publication date to be determined.
Don’t Fall Jimmy! The Poverty of Welfare Policy in the Carter Administration. Mid-America Conference on History, Fayetteville, Arkansas, September 2002.
New Politics Liberals and the 1968 Election. Mid-America Conference on History, Springfield, Missouri, September 2004.
Everybody Loves Jimmy: Jimmy Carter, Welfare Reform, and Liberalism during the 1970s. War on Poverty Seminar, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, Kentucky, March 2005.
Donald O. Peterson, Eugene McCarthy, and the 1968 Election. Midwest Political Science Association Conference, Chicago, Illinois, March 2005.
Human Rights and Peace Activism. Peace, Conflict Solution and International Organizations and Conventions in the 20th Century, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 20, 2005.
Henry Jackson and the Liberal International Tradition. The Nobel Institute’s Forum on Contemporary History, Oslo, Norway, August 23, 2005.
Congressman Harold Ford, Sr. and the Demise of Southern Liberalism. The Tennessee Conference on History, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, September 10, 2005.
Ben Wattenberg, the Coalition for a Democratic Majority, and the Demise of the Anti-Totalitarian Left. Mid-America Conference on History, Lawrence, Kansas, September 22, 2005.
No More Vietnams: The Rise of Ronald Reagan’s Neo-Conservatives. The University of Oxford Rothermere American Institute’s: The United States in the 1980s: The Reagan Years. Oxford, United Kingdom, November 10, 2005.
The Politics of Human Rights. The Center for the Study of History and Memory’s History of Human Rights Workshop. Bloomington, Indiana, March 8-9, 2006.
In Preparation and Upcoming
Welfare Policy During the 1970s. The 2006 Policy History Conference. University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia. June 2, 2006.
HONORS & AWARDS
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, 2006
Baker Peace Fellow, 2005-2006
John F. Kennedy Foundation Research Fellowship Grant, 2005
Lyndon Baines Johnson Foundation Research Grant, 2004
Gerald R. Ford Foundation Research Grant, 2004
Contemporary History Institute Research and Travel Grant, 2004, 2005, 2006
Outstanding Teacher of Record, History Department, Ohio University, 2003
Contemporary History Institute Fellowship (2), Ohio University, 2000-2001; 2003-2004
Teaching Assistantship, Ohio University, 2002-2003
Joann and Basil Boritzki Award for Outstanding Graduate Student, Missouri State
Teaching Assistantship, Missouri State University, 1997-1999
PROFESSIONAL & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
H-Net List Editor
Peer Reviewer for St Antony’s International Review
University of Chicago Human Rights Teaching Conference
University of Copenhagen’s Peace, Conflict Solution and International Organizations and Conventions in the 20th Century
American Historical Association
Organization of American Historians
American Association of University Professors
President and Co-Founder of History Graduate Student Association, 2005
Content Reviewer for the College Board’s Advanced Placement Website
College Board Advanced Placement Exam Reader, 2005
Textbook Reviewer for Thomson-Wadsworth Publishers
Volunteer in Service to American (VISTA), Kansas City, Missouri, 1996
Student Community Action Team, Missouri State University, 1994-1995
Missouri State Legislature Internship, Jefferson City, Missouri, 1993