Dr. Duncan Jamieson

Dr. Duncan Jamieson

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

Bio

Duncan Jamieson, professor of history, came to Ashland University in 1978. His areas of expertise are in 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. His 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. He has published in each of these areas. Dr. Jamieson received his B.A. from The Defiance College, M.A. from The University of Toledo and Ph.D. from Michigan State University.

Education

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

Courses Taught

HIST 212 U.S. History to 1877
HIST 213 U.S. History since 1877
HIST 218 Women in American History
HIST 239 History of Ohio
HIST 250 American Social History

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