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Allison O. Malcom <email@example.com>
University of Illinois at Chicago
|Address:||8134 Gridley Ave
Wauwatosa, WI 53213
|List Affiliations:||Advisory Board Member for H-Grad
Former List Editor for H-Grad
|Interests:||American History / Studies
Ethnic History / Studies
Religious Studies and Theology
Ph.D. in History, University of Illinois at Chicago, May 2011
Dissertation Project: "Anti-Catholicism and the Rise of Protestant Nationhood in
North America, 1830-1871," defended December 7, 2010
Dissertation Advisors: Leon Fink and Richard R. John (Columbia University)
Major Field: United States History to 1877, field passed with distinction
Minor Fields: United States Religious History, Transnational Immigration History,
Latin American History since 1810
Program in Work, Race, and Gender in the Urban World (WRGUW)
M.A. in History, University of Illinois at Chicago, May 2005
B.A., Knox College, Galesburg, Ill., June 2003
Magna Cum Laude, Majors in History and Music
Honors Thesis: "Invading the ‘Perfect Enclave’: The Formation of an Irish-
Catholic Community in Galesburg, Illinois, 1854-1894"
FELLOWSHIPS, HONORS, AWARDS
Marion Miller Dissertation Fellow, UIC, 2008
Legacy Fellow, American Antiquarian Society (AAS), 2008
Lord Baltimore Fellow, Maryland Historical Society, 2007
Best Graduate Student Paper Prize, Missouri Valley History Conference, March 2005
History Doctoral Award, UIC, 2003-2008
Phi Beta Kappa
History of the United States to 1877, History of the United States since 1877, History of North America, History of Canada, History of Christianity in North America, History of Catholicism in North America, History of Latin America, Immigration and Ethnic History, Reading and Writing Intensive Freshman Seminars
Adjunct Lecturer, Carroll University, Waukesha, Wis., 2009- Present
Freshman Year Seminar: Marriage: An All-Too-Human Institution
United States History from 1877
Introduction to Western Civilization
Understanding our Contemporary World (World History since 1500)
Instructor, UIC, Spring 2007
American Ethnic History
Adjunct Lecturer, St. Xavier University, Chicago, Fall 2006
United States History to 1877
Teaching Assistant, UIC, 2003-2008
United States History to 1877
United States History since 1877
History of Chicago
Understanding the Holocaust
Western Civilization to 1648
Western Civilization since 1648
Latin America since 1820
Chinese History to 1500
Teaching Assistant, Knox College, Fall 2001
Freshman Preceptorial: Exploring Human Identity
“Loyal Orangemen and Republican Nativists: Anti-Catholicism and Historical Memory in Upper Canada and the United States, 1837-67.” In The Loyal Atlantic: Remaking the British Atlantic in the Revolutionary Era. Ed. Jerry Bannister and Liam Riordan. Toronto: The University of Toronto Press, in press.
Book Review of Mitchell Snay, Fenians, Freedmen, and Southern Whites: Race and Nationality in the Era of Reconstruction in The Irish Literary Supplement 28:1 (Fall 2008).
"Temperance," “The Philadelphia Riots,” “Greek Immigration,” “Italian Immigration,” and “The Civil War Era,” In Anti-Immigration in the United States: A Historical Encyclopedia. Ed. Kathleen Arnold. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2011.
“Nativism: Overview.” In Encyclopedia of the Modern World. Ed. Peter N. Stearns. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.
"Roman is a LIE!": Children, Innocence, and Literary Anti-Catholicism the Early Republic,” Society for Historians of the Early American Republic Annual Conference (SHEAR), Philadelphia, PA, July 2011
"An Institutional Paradox: The Separate School Controversies in New York and Upper Canada," Society for Historians of the Early American Republic Annual Conference (SHEAR), Rochester, NY, July 2010.
“Protestantism and Political Memory in Mid-Nineteenth-Century North America,” Society for Historians of the Early American Republic Annual Conference (SHEAR), Springfield, Ill., July 2009.
“Anti-Catholicism, Memory, and the Paradoxes of Orange Loyalism in Upper Canada,” Loyalism and the Revolutionary Atlantic Conference, University of Maine at Orono, June 2009.
“Christian Citizenship and Protestant Nationalism in Antebellum America,” Midwest Political Science Association Conference (MPSA), Chicago, April 2009.
“To Fight the Dual Allegiance: Imagining Christian Citizenship in Antebellum America,” Center for the Study of Citizenship Annual Conference, Wayne State University, March 2009.
“A Decidedly Orange Hue: The Ideology of Militant Irish Protestantism in Nineteenth- Century North America,” American Conference for Irish Studies (ACIS), St. Ambrose University, Davenport, Iowa, April 2008.
“The Reformation in the Republic: Protestantism Becomes Nativist Ideology, 1853-1856,” Loyola History Graduate Conference, Loyola University, Chicago, April 2007.
“King Billy in the New World: Nationalism and Orange Violence in New York and Ontario, 1860-1871,” Missouri Valley Historical Conference, Omaha, March 2005.
RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE
Research Assistant, Maritime Labor Law, Professor Leon Fink, UIC, 2005- 2007
Research Assistant, US Communications History, Professor Richard R. John, UIC, 2005.
Library Assistant, John Carroll University Library, University Heights, Ohio, 2000-2002
List-Editor, H-GRAD, 2009-2011
Advisory Board Committee Member, H-GRAD, 2007-present
Editor and Executive Board Member, Medical College of Wisconsin and Associated
Hospitals Resident Spouse Association, 2009-present
Coordinator, UIC Department of History Dissertation Workshop, 2007-2008
Judge, Wisconsin State History Day, Milwaukee Regional and Wisconsin State
Judge, Chicago Metro History Fair, 2004-2007
Secretary, History Graduate Society, UIC, 2004-2005
Co-Chair, WRGUW Visit Days, History Department, UIC, 2004
Co-Chair, New Student Orientation, History Department, UIC, 2004
Co-Author and Co-Editor, "The Unofficial Student-to-Student Guide to Graduate Life,"
History Graduate Society, UIC, 2005-2006
Member, History Graduate Society, UIC, 2003-Present
Society for Historians of the Early American Republic (SHEAR)
Organization of American Historians (OAH)
American Historical Association (AHA)