American Indian Studies 101, Introduction to American Indian Studies: History and Sovereignty
History 114, US History to 1877
History 125, World History since 1500
American Indian Studies 291, The Water Protectors of Wisconsin
History 327, Central European Travel Seminar (summer foreign-immersion experience with students in Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovak Republic, and Poland) History
336/536, Sectionalism, Civil War, and Reconstruction
American Indian Studies 369/569 / History 369/569Wisconsin Indian History
History 288-489 (seminar sequence in the History major)
History 691, Special Topics (course used for Constructing Liberty teachers seeking graduate credit)
History 705, Studies in History for Teachers (online classes offered semi-annually for teachers seeking licensure in Wisconsin and needing instruction in Wisconsin Indian history, culture, and tribal sovereignty)
History 711, Readings in US History (seminar sequence offered for masters level students)
GRANTS UWEC PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR OR DEPUTY PI
The Mohican People: Their Lands and Their Lives, Wisconsin Improvement of Teaching Quality, 2009-2010;renewed 2010-2011. $185,000
Constructing and Reconstructing Liberty, Teaching American History, US Department of Education, 2009-2013. $1,650,000.
Budapest Blackout: Making Digital the Wartime Diaries of Dr. Madi Maria, Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies, 2018 (submitted, awaiting decision), $15,000
Research and Creative Activities
"'Budapest Blackout': The Wartime Diaries of Dr. Madi Maria," faculty-student collaborative research project funded by UWEC Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
"The 1941 Budapest Census," faculty-student collaborative research project funded by UWEC Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
"Building Excellence: the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 1916-2016," sponsored research by UWEC Foundation
"History of Allotment and Taxation on the Bad River Indian Reservation, sponsored research by Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians
"History of Allotment and Taxation on the Red Cliff Indian Reservation, sponsored research by Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians
"History of Allotment and Taxation on the Oneida Indian Reservation," sponsored research by the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin
"History of Allotment and Taxation on the Stockbridge-Munsee Indian Reservation," sponsored research by the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians
Ph.D., University of Rochester (History)
M.A., University of Rochester (History)
B.A., Columbia University
(Certificate), University of Debrecen, 2008-13.
Hungarian Language Study.
From a Multiethnic Empire to the Nation of Nations: Emigrants from Austria-Hungary to the US, 1880-1930, with Annemarie Steidl and Wladimir Fischer (Innsbruck: StudienVerlag Publishers, 2017).
"Love at First Sight and an Arrangement for Life: Investigating and Interpreting a 1910 Hungarian Migrant Marriage.” Journal of Austrian-American History 1, no. 1 (2017): 69-97.
Building Excellence: The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire,1916-2016, with Robert J.Gough (Virginia Beach: Donning Publishers, 2016). '
"Julius Drachsler's Intermarriage in New York City: A Study in Historical Replication," Historical Methods: A Journal of Quantitative and Interdisciplinary History, 47,No. 2 (2014): 95-111.
"Amerikai magyar bevándorlók szerelmi történetének (1910) értelmezése,” AETAS 29, no. 2 (2014): 165-175.
A Nation of Statesmen: The Political Culture of the Stockbridge-Munsee Mohicans, 1815 -1972 (Norman, University of Oklahoma Press, 2005)
Sixty Million Acres: American Veterans and the Public Lands before the Civil War (Kent: Kent State University Press, 1990
Honors and Recognitions
Laszlo Országh Chair in American Studies, Hungarian-American Fulbright Foundation, 2013, hosted by Károli Gáspár Református Egyetem, Budapest
Visiting Scholar, Columbia University Population Center, 2012
University of Wisconsin System Sabbatical Leave, 2012-13
Visiting Scholar, Center for Austrian Studies, Immigration History Research Center, and Minnesota Population Center, University of Minnesota, 2010-2012
Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research, University of Michigan, Visiting Summer Instructor, 2002-2008
Newberry Library, Visiting Researcher, 2002
University of Wisconsin System Sabbatical Leave, 2002
University of Wisconsin Regents Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1997
American Historical Association, 1976--
Hungarian American Studies Association, 2010--
Organization of American Historians, 1983--; Elected to Executive Committee, 2015-18