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Gregory P. Shealy
University of Wisconsin - Fox Valley
|List Affiliations:||Reviewer for H-German
|Reviews:||No Recipe for Success?
The Remarkable History of a Single Jewish Family
|Interests:||Business History / Studies
Environmental History / Studies
European History / Studies
World History / Studies
University of Wisconsin at Madison, Doctorate. Anticipated December 2008.
Dissertation: “The Mechanized Harvester Trade in the Kaiserreich: The Cultural
Biography of a Single Transnational Commodity.”
Dissertation Committee: Rudy Koshar (Chair), Mary Louise Roberts, David Sorkin,
Coleen Dunlavy, Alan Alanen.
Preliminary Examination Fields: German History (1648-1989); Modern European Social History (1815-2003); Jewish History (1648-1945).
PhD Minor Field: United States History.
Master’s Thesis: “Buffalo Bill in Germany: Gender, Heroism, and the
American West in Imperial Germany.”
Hebrew University, Jerusalem. Took intensive course in Hebrew Language. Worked with faculty members to improve dissertation and finished writing a draft of my dissertation
Freie Universität, Berlin. Actively participated in Berlin Program for Advanced German and European studies Seminar funded moderated by David Barclay and Gisela Bock. Also took part in graduate student seminar hosted by Jürgen Kocka and Arndt Bauerkämper.
Technische Universität, Berlin. Participated in Center for German and European Studies Transatlantic Summer
Institute Seminar led by Eric Weiss and Martin Geyer.
University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Bachelor of Arts. Undergraduate Advisor: Karl Schleunes. Summa Cum Laude.
FELLOWSHIPS AND HONORS
2008 George L. Mosse Research Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
2007-2008 George L. Mosse Visiting Research Fellowship, Hebrew University.
2006-2007 Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies, Freie Universität.
2005 Trans-Atlantic Summer Institute Seminar in Berlin.
2004 University of Wisconsin History Department Teaching Award.
2003 DAAD Language Grant at Goethe-Institut.
2002 Center for German and European Studies Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison for studying the history of European anti-semitisms.
2001 University Fellowship, University of Wisconsin – Madison.
2001 UNCG Converse Clowse Award; History Department’s highest undergraduate honor.
2001 UNCG Student Excellence Award; University’s highest undergraduate award.
1997-2001 UNCG 50th Class Reunion Scholarship.
1997-2001 North Carolina Teaching Fellows Scholarship.
1999 UNCG Clutts Award for Achievement in History.
1998 UNCG Everett Scholarship for Achievement in History.
Forthcoming “The Strassmanns: Science, Politics, and Migration in Turbulent Times” Book Review for H-Net.
2008 “Vom Tiegelstahl zum Kruppstahl: Technik- und Unternehmensgeschichte der Gussstahlfabrik von Friedrich Krupp in der ersten Hälfte des 19. Jahrhunderts” Book review for H-Net.
2007 “Modifying the Harvester for a German Landscape: Accounting for the
Environment in the Transatlantic Implement Industry.” European Science Foundation. Conference Proceedings, Electronic Source.
2005 “William ‘Buffalo Bill’ Cody.” Encyclopedia of German-American Relations, ed. Thomas Adam. Santa Barbara: ABClio, 2005.
2005 “Duke Paul Wilhelm von Württemberg.” Encyclopedia of German-American Relations, ed. Thomas Adam. Santa Barbara: ABClio, 2005.
2008 “An Economic Analysis of Antisemitic Agitation Among Wilhelmine Farming Cooperatives.” Midwest Jewish Studies Association. Chicago.
2008 “Globalization, Identity, and the Construction of an International Dealer System: The Example of the Mechanized Harvester in the Kaiserreich.” German Studies Association. Saint Paul.
2007 “Modifying the Harvester for a German Landscape: Accounting for the Environment in the Transatlantic Implement Industry.” European Science Foundation Inventing Europe & Tensions of Europe Conference. Rotterdam.
2007 “Komoditie als Biographie: Die Erntemaschine in Deutschland, 1884-1914.”
Berlin Program Seminar for Advanced German and European Studies. Berlin.
2006 “Buffalo Bill in Germany: The Native American Body as Media.” Theater and Medien. VIII Internationaler Kongress der Gesellschaft für Theaterwissenschaft. Erlangen.
2006 “Marketing the Reaper Abroad: Nationalizing a Trans-Atlantic Commodity in the Kaiserreich.” Rocky Mountain Interdisciplinary History Conference. Boulder.
2005 “Germans Don’t Fear the Reaper: Colonialism, Race, and Technology in the
Kaiserreich’s Commercial Art, 1884-1914.” Trans-Atlantic Summer Institute Seminar. Berlin.
2002 “Jewish Emancipation and Class in the Nineteenth Century: Questioning the Representativeness of Cologne as an Example.” University of Minnesota/University of Wisconsin Joint Tele-seminar. Minneapolis and Madison.