Dr. Duncan Jamieson, Professor of History

Dr. Duncan Jamieson

Professor of History
Building: 
Andrews Hall
Office Number: 
113
Phone: 
419.289.5895

Bio

• Joined Ashland University in 1978 and courses taught include U.S. History to 1877, U.S. History since 1877, Women in American History, History of Ohio and American Social History
• Areas of expertise include American history, Ashland University Eagles, bicycling: present and past, American history: 19th & 20th century, racism in america, Africa: sub-sahara, history of American medicine, gay marriage, AIDS, American presidency, democrats, liberalism, environmentalism: Earth Day, sport literature, exercise, history, immigrants, Kennedy, J.F., liberal arts, Revolutionary War, urban studies and the Vietnam War
• Areas of research interest are in American intellectual history. His dissertation is a biography of John H. Griscom (1809-1874), a leading New York City public health reformer and sanitarian. More recently, his research interests have focused on the significance and role of the Case Implement eagles on Ashland University’s campus.
• Currently his research is focused on late nineteenth century, long distance bicycle touring and his book, “The Self-Propelled Voyager,” was published by Rowman and Littlefield in 2015.

Education

Michigan State University, Ph.D.
The University of Toledo, M.A.
Defiance College, B.A.,

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Mainstreaming Violence: Affect, Activism, and Queer Media Politics Anti-violence campaigns...Read more
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17
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26
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28
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