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Jeffrey W. McClurken
1301 College Avenue
History & American Studies
University of Mary Washington
Fredericksburg, VA 22153
jmcclurk (at) umw (dot) edu

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

Associate Professor, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA. August 2007-present.  Department Chair, 2008-2014.

Assistant Professor, Mary Washington College/University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA. Fall 2002-August 2007.

Instructor, Mary Washington College, Fredericksburg, VA. Fall 2001-Spring 2002.

Lecturer, Mary Washington College, Fredericksburg, VA. Fall 1999-Spring 2001.

Lecturer, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, MD. Fall 1999.

Instructor, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. Summer 1998, Summer 1999.

Teaching Assistant, Michael P. Johnson, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. Fall 1996, Fall 1997.

Teaching Assistant, Vernon Lidtke, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. Spring 1997.

Research Specialist, Edward L. Ayers, Valley of the Shadow Project, Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA. Fall 1994-Summer 1995, Summer 1996. http://jefferson.village.virginia.edu/vshadow2/

EDUCATION

Ph.D., American History, 2003, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.

Dissertation title: “After the Battle: Reconstructing the Confederate Veteran Family in Pittsylvania County and Danville, Virginia, 1860-1900”

M.A., American History, 1997, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.

Fields of Study: Nineteenth-Century America, The American South, British Colonial America, American Social and Cultural History (subfield in the History of Education), History of American Technology

B.A., cum laude, 1994, Mary Washington College, Fredericksburg, VA.

 


PUBLICATIONS

McClurken, Jeffrey W. “Digital Literacy and the Undergraduate Curriculum,” In Hacking the Academy. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 2011 (e-book), 2012 (print volume). Available online at http://www.digitalculture.org/hacking-the-academy/hacking-teaching/#teaching-mcclurken   

McClurken, Jeffrey W. “Archives & Teaching Undergraduates in a Digital Age.” In A Different Kind of Web: New Connections between Archives and Our Users, edited by Kate Theimer.  Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2011.

McClurken, Jeffrey W.  Review of Heroes and Cowards: The Social Face of War, by Dora L. Costa and Matthew E. Kahn. Journal of Southern History 77 (August 2011): 734-735.

McClurken, Jeffrey W. “Teaching and Learning with Omeka: Discomfort, Play, and Creating Public, Online, Digital Collections,” in Learning through Digital Media: Experiments in Technology and Pedagogy, edited by Trebor Schultz. New York: The New School and the MacArthur Foundation, 2011.  Also available online at http://learningthroughdigitalmedia.net/teaching-and-learning-with-omeka-discomfort-play-and-creating-public-online-digital-collections

McClurken, Jeffrey W. ‘Take Care of the Living’: Reconstructing the Confederate Veteran Family in Virginia, University of Virginia Press, 2009.  [Nominated for the Library of Virginia Literary award and Jefferson Davis Award of the Museum of the Confederacy.]

Little, Julie K. and Carie Page, with Kristen Betts, Stephanie Boone, Patrick Faverty, Tanya Joosten, Beth Kiggins, Jessica Knott, Erin Long, Alana J. Mauger, Jeffrey McClurken, Maureen McCreadie, Nils Peterson, and Celeste M. Schwartz, “Charting the Course and Tapping the Community: The EDUCAUSE Top Teaching and Learning Challenges 2009.” EDUCAUSE Review 44, no. 3 (May/June 2009).

McClurken, Jeffrey W. Review of Confederate Daughters: Coming of Age during the Civil War, by Victoria E. Ott.  Journal of American History 96 (June 2009): 67.

________. Review of Crucible of War, edited by Gary Gallagher, Edward Ayers, and Andrew Torgut. Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, 116, no. 1 (2008).

________. “American Civil War History.” Chapter in The History Highway: A 21st-Century Guide to Internet Resources, edited by Dennis Trinkle and Scott Merriman, 317-324. Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe, 2006; e-book version, 2007. [Reprinted in The American History Highway: A Guide to Internet Resources on U.S., Canadian, and Latin American History, edited by Dennis Trinkle and Scott Merriman. Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe, 2007.]

McClurken, Jeffrey W., and Jerry Slezak. “Research-Based Web Sites: Students Creating Online Scholarship.” Journal of the Association of History and Computing 9 (October 2006) http://hdl.handle.net/2027/spo.3310410.0009.203 .  [Updated links for this essay can be found here.]

McClurken, Jeffrey W. Review of Virginia at War, 1861, edited by William C. Davis and James I. Robertson. Journal of American History 93 (September 2006): 533-534.

________. “George Washington Dame.” Dictionary of Virginia Biography, v. 3, Richmond, VA: Library of Virginia, 2006.

________. Review of Soldiers of Peace: Civil War Pacifism and the Postwar Radical Peace Movement, by Thomas Curran. H-CivWar Discussion List, http://www.h-net.org/reviews/, August 2005.

________. Review of Subversives: Antislavery Community in Washington, D.C., 1828-1865, by Stanley Harrold. Maryland Historical Magazine 98 (Summer 2003): 238-240.

________. Review of Southern Rights: Political Prisoners and the Myth of Confederate Constitutionalism, by Mark Neely. H-South Discussion List, http://www.h-net.org/reviews/, January 2001.

________. Review of Parties, Politics, and the Sectional Conflict in Tennessee, 1832-1861, by Jonathan Atkins. Maryland Historical Magazine 92 (Fall 1997): 397-98.

PUBLIC WRITING

PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCE PAPERS

 

“The Virginia Forum on the Web: Collaborative Crowdsourcing,” co-organized and co-presented at the Seventh Virginia Forum, James Madison University, March 29-31, 2012, Harrisonburg, Virginia.

 

“Building Bridges: Communities of Practice for K-16,” co-presented at EduCon 2.4, January 28, 2012, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

 

“Teaching with Social Media,” presentation as part of panel, “Digital Humanities: Digital Methods in Research and Teaching in History, at the American Historical Association Conference, January 6, 2012, Chicago, Illinois.

 

“So, You Want to Teach a Digital History Class?,” invited conference workshop at THATCamp American Historical Association, January 5, 2012, Chicago, Illinois.

 

“Teaching DH 101: Introduction to the Digital Humanities,” invited panelist for web seminar, National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education (NITLE), December 16, 2011, online.

 

“Teaching with Omeka/Uses for Omeka,” invited conference workshops at THATCamp Pedagogy, Vassar College, October 15, 2011, Poughkeepsie, New York.

 

“Is Digital Literacy a Done Deal?,” proposed and presented at THATCamp, Center for History & New Media, George Mason University, June 4, 2011, Fairfax, Virginia.

 

“Jump-starting Your Digital Media Projects: Teaching, Connecting, and Publishing,” co-organized and presented as featured conference session and workshop at the Sixth Virginia Forum, March 24, 2011, Lexington, Virginia.

 

“Finding Their Own Way: Student Digital History Projects,” panel co-organized and presented at the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Annual Meeting, February 14, 2011, Washington, D.C.

 

“Collaborative Assessment,” co-presented at EduCon 2.3, January 29, 2011, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

 

“Teaching and Learning with Student-Generated, Online, Creative, and Public New Media,” invited keynote presentation at Teaching and Learning with Technology Conference, James Madison University, October 8, 2010, Harrisonburg, Virginia.

 

“Perspectives from the Periphery: Race, Gender, and Politics in the Contested Border South,” invited panel comment at Society of Civil War Historians Conference, June 19, 2010, Richmond, Virginia.

“Confederate Veteran Families in Virginia,” presented as an invited talk as part of the Banner Lecture Series, Virginia Historical Society, June 10, 2010, Richmond, Virginia.  http://www.vahistorical.org/news/lectures_mcclurken.htm

“Constructing a Digital Humanities Curriculum for Undergraduates,” co-proposed and presented at THATCamp, Center for History & New Media, George Mason University, May 22-23, 2010, Fairfax, Virginia.

 

“Faculty Academy at UMW as Professional Development,” co-presenter, web seminar for New Media Consortium, May 21, 2010, online.

“Digital Tools for Creating an Electronic History of Virginia,” presented at the Fifth Virginia Forum, April 17, 2010, Newport News, Virginia.

“Humanities in the Digital Age,” co-presented at the American Historical Association Conference, January 8, 2010, San Diego, California.  [Full-day session cosponsored by the AHA Research Division.]

“Blogs, Wikis, and Open-Source, Oh My!: Assessing Uses of Digital Tools in Teaching and Learning,” presented at the 9th ISSOTL Conference, October 25, 2009, Bloomington, Indiana.

“Archiving Social Media Conversations of Significant Events,” organized for THATCamp, Center for History & New Media, George Mason University, June 27-28, 2009, Fairfax, Virginia.

 

“Strategic Planning, Digital Humanities, and Academic Computing: How to Get Money for Wild and Crazy (Academic) Times,” organized for THATCamp, Center for History & New Media, George Mason University, June 27-28, 2009, Fairfax, Virginia.

“‘Uncomfortable, but Not Paralyzed’: Challenging Traditional Classroom Boundaries with Undergraduates and Digital History,” presented at the 3rd HASTAC Conference, April 21, 2009, Urbana, Illinois.

“Teaching History with Digital Tools: A Roundtable Discussion,” presented at the American Association for History and Computing Conference, April 4, 2009, Fairfax, Virginia.

“Tossing the Term Paper: Integrating Teaching and Research in Online Digital History Projects,” presented at the American Historical Association Conference, January 4, 2009, New York, New York.

“Teaching Undergraduates using Blogs,” invited presentation at WordCamp DC 2008, Center for History & New Media, George Mason University, November 22, 2008, Fairfax, Virginia.

“Saving Virginia’s Confederate Veteran Families: Baptist Churches and Support in Pittsylvania County and Danville,” presented at the Society of Civil War Historians, June 16, 2008, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

“Integrating Teaching and Research through Undergraduate Digital History Projects,” presented at THATCamp, Center for History & New Media, George Mason University, May 31, 2008, Fairfax, Virginia.

“Saving Virginia’s Confederate Veteran Families: Baptist Churches and Support in Pittsylvania County and Danville,” presented at the Society of Civil War Historians, June 15-17, 2008, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Chair for Panel on “The Centennial of the University of Mary Washington,” presented at the Third Virginia Forum Conference, April 11, 2008, Fredericksburg, Virginia.

 

Comment on Panel on “Violence in the Neighborhood,” presented at the Second Virginia Forum Conference, April 13, 2007, Richmond, Virginia.

 

“Widows, Wives, and Women Rebuilding the Confederate Veteran Family in the Immediate Postwar Pittsylvania County and Danville, Virginia,” presented at the Seventh Conference on Southern Women’s History, June 10, 2006, Baltimore, Maryland.

 

“Adjuncting and Your Career,” presented at the Seventh Conference on Southern Women’s History, June 9, 2006, Baltimore, Maryland.

 

“Reconstructing the Confederate Veteran Family in Pittsylvania County and Danville: An Analysis of Population Census Records,” presented at the Virginia Forum Conference, April 7-8, 2006, Winchester, Virginia.

 

“The State, Insanity, and Virginia’s Confederate Veterans and Their Families,” presented at the Southern Historical Association Conference, November 8, 2002, Baltimore, Maryland.

 

“Local Support Networks after the Civil War: The Case of William T. Sutherlin and Pittsylvania County’s Veteran Families,” presented at the Southern Intellectual History Circle/Douglass Southall Freeman Civil War Conference, February 23, 2002, Richmond, Virginia.

 

“Government Aid to Virginia’s Confederate Veterans and Their Families,” presented at The Veteran and American Society Conference, University of Tennessee, November 12, 2000, Knoxville, Tennessee.

 

“Virginia Women Unionists before the Southern Claims Commission,” presented at the Fifth Conference on Southern Women’s History, June 16, 2000, Richmond, Virginia.

 

 


WORKS IN PROGRESS

 “Murder at the Asylum: Poisoning, Politics, Pinkertons, and Psychology in Late-Nineteenth-Century Virginia,” book manuscript in progress.

Collection of essays on the experiences of returning Civil War soldiers, co-edited with LeeAnn Whites, in development.

 

 


PRESENTATIONS

“Doing Digital in the Classroom: Planning for a Course with Academic Technologies,” organized panel and presented at the Faculty Academy on Instructional Technology, May 11, 2011, Fredericksburg, Virginia.

Take Care of the Living,” Virginia Festival of the Book, March 16-20, 2011, Charlottesville, Virginia.

Murder at the Asylum: Poisoning, Politics, Pinkertons, and Psychology in Late-Nineteenth-Century Virginia,” Social Research Colloquium, University of Mary Washington, February 23, 2011.

“Digital History,” invited lecture as part of Alumni College, University of Mary Washington, June 3, 2010, Fredericksburg, Virginia.

 

“Digital Fluency, Online Communication, and History and American Studies: One Department’s Engagement with Social Media & Pedagogy,” organized panel and presented at the Faculty Academy on Instructional Technology, May 12-13, 2010, Fredericksburg, Virginia.

“Is Digital Scholarship Really Scholarship?,” presented at the Faculty Academy on Instructional Technology, May 12-13, 2010, Fredericksburg, Virginia.

“Finding Their Own Way: Student Digital History Projects,” organized panel and presented at the Faculty Academy on Instructional Technology, May 12-13, 2010, Fredericksburg, Virginia.

“TED@UMW: A First-Year Team-Taught Seminar,” presented at the Faculty Academy on Instructional Technology, May 12-13, 2010, Fredericksburg, Virginia.

“Creating a Scholarly Digital Identity,” presented to UMW Blogs 2.0 Forum, March 10, 2010, Fredericksburg, VA.

“Digital History,” lecture as part of Alumni College, University of Mary Washington, May 28, 2009, Fredericksburg, VA

“Frederick Douglass: Slave, Abolitionist, Feminist, Civil Rights Leader,” re-written, and presented to Great Lives: A Biographical Approach to History lecture series, February 12, 2009, Fredericksburg, Virginia.

 

“Trains, Steel, the West, and Labor in the Gilded Age,” lecture on behalf of the Organization of American Historians, presented to the Teaching American History Forum, January 30, 2009, Fredericksburg, VA.

“New Media Student Projects: The Digital History Seminar,” presented at the Faculty Academy on Instructional Technology, May 13, 2008, Fredericksburg, Virginia.

“Adopting Instructional Technology: Why or Why Not?,” panelist at the Faculty Academy on Instructional Technology, May 13, 2008, Fredericksburg, Virginia.

Secession, Civil War and Reconstruction in Virginia,” presented to the Teaching American History Forum, Fredericksburg National Military Park, February 4, 2008, Fredericksburg, VA.

“Wikis, Wikis Everywhere,” presented at the Faculty Academy on Instructional Technology, May 16, 2007, Fredericksburg, Virginia.

 

“The Civil War Era,” presented to the Teaching American History Forum, Spotsylvania Government Center, February 24, 2007, Fredericksburg, Virginia.

“Teaching with Tablet PCs,” presented at the Faculty Academy on Instructional Technology, May 16-17, 2006, Fredericksburg, Virginia.

“To Blog or Not To Blog,” panelist at the Faculty Academy on Instructional Technology, May 16-17, 2006, Fredericksburg, Virginia.

“Images of American Women, 1890s-1920s,” presented to the Teaching American History Forum, Old Shiloh Baptist Church, April 2006, Fredericksburg, VA.

 

“Research-Based Web Sites: Students Creating Online Scholarship,” presented at the Faculty Academy on Instructional Technology, May 10-11, 2005, Fredericksburg, Virginia.

 

“Reconstructing the Veteran Family: Returning Civil War Soldiers and Postwar Daily Life,” presented to the Teaching American History Forum, Fredericksburg National Military Park, October 26, 2004, Fredericksburg, VA.

“Online Historical Scholarship: An Exploration of the Possibilities and Perils of Creating Student (and Faculty) Work for the Web,” presented at the Faculty Academy on Instructional Technology, May 11, 2004, Fredericksburg, Virginia.

“Frederick Douglass: Slave, Abolitionist, Feminist, Civil Rights Leader,” presented to Great Lives: A Biographical Approach to History lecture series, March 11, 2004, Fredericksburg, Virginia.

“More Lessons Learned In Developing Web Site Projects for History,” presented at the Faculty Academy on Instructional Technology, May 20, 2003, Fredericksburg, Virginia.

“Lessons Learned in Developing Web Site Projects for History 200 – American Technology and Culture,” presented at the Faculty Academy on Instructional Technology, May 14, 2002, Fredericksburg, Virginia.

OTHER PROFESSIONAL AND SCHOLARLY ACTIVITIES

Semi-regular contributor to Digital Campus, a podcast about technology and higher education.

Affiliated Faculty, Center for History and New Media, George Mason University, 2010-present.

Member, Nominating Committee, Society for Civil War Historians, 2011-2012.

Member, Willie Lee Rose Book Prize Committee, Southern Association of Women Historians, 2011.

Co-Organizer, THATCamp Virginia, with UMW’s DTLT, the Scholars’ Lab at UVA, and Monticello, December 2010.

Co-Organizer, Archiving Social Media Conference, University of Mary Washington & CHNM at George Mason University, October 2010.

Member, Aquia Landing Historical Marker Committee, 2009-2010. [Joint project with NPS, Stafford County, and Fredericksburg Area Museum, and funded by state grant.]

Member, Southern Historical Association Membership Committee, 2009-2010, 2011-2012.

Article Manuscript Reviewer, Journal of Southern History (2009); Civil War History (2009, 2011)

Manuscript Reviewer, Routledge, 2006, 2010.

Member, Fredericksburg Area Civil War Sesquicentennial Committee, 2008-present; Co-Organizer, Voices of Anguish lecture series, 2009-2015.

Digital Humanities Proposal Reviewer, National Endowment for the Humanities (Fall 2008).

Member, Virginia Forum’s Executive Committee, 2006-present; 2008 Local Arrangements Committee Chair; 2008 Program Committee

EDUCAUSE Program Adjunct Proposal Reviewer (2007, 2011).

Manuscript Reviewer, University of Nebraska Press (2005).

Text Reviewer, Bedford Books (2003, 2005).

HONORS, GRANTS AND AWARDS

Banner Lecture, Virginia Historical Society, 2010.

UMW Supplemental Faculty Development Grants, 2007-2012.

UMW Faculty Development Grant, 2007.

MWC Faculty Development Grant, 2004.

Young Alumnus Merit Award, Mary Washington College Alumni Association, 2003.

MWC Supplemental Faculty Development Grant, 2002.

Full History Department Fellowship and Stipend, Johns Hopkins University, 1995-1999.

Mellon Fellow, Virginia Historical Society, 1997.

 

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

American Association of History and Computing

American Historical Association

EDUCAUSE

Organization of American Historians

Society for the History of Technology

Society of Civil War Historians

Southern Historical Association

Southern Association for Women Historians

Virginia Historical Society

CAMPUS COMMITTEE SERVICE

  • Search Committee for US Early Republic/Antebellum, Chair, 2011-2012
  • Presidential Inauguration Committee, Co-Chair, 2010-2011.
  • Dean’s Working Group on a program in Social Justice, 2011-2012
  • Convergence Center/Academic Commons Planning Committee, 2010-present.
  • Alumni Survey Committee, 2010-2012.
  • Digital & Information Fluency QEP planning subcommittee, convener, 2010-2011.
  • Search Committee for University Librarian, Chair, 2010.
  • Chair of Alvey Scholars Selection Committee, 2009, 2011. Member of Washington Scholars Selection Committee, 2007, 2008, 2010. Chair of Washington Scholars Selection Committee, 2012
  • Faculty Representative to the UMW Alumni Association Board of Directors, 2006-2012. Member of Alumni Association Reunion Awards Committee, 2007-2010. Chair of Alumni Association Senior Awards Committee, 2007-2011.
  • Monroe Hall Renovation Committee, 2008-2011.
  • James Farmer Legacy Study Group, 2008-2009. James Farmer Professorship Committee, 2009-2011. James Farmer Post-Doctoral Fellow Search Committee, 2010-2011
  • College of Arts & Sciences Strategic Planning Committee, 2009-2010. Subcommittees on Faculty Role in Recruitment and Interdisciplinary Programs.
  • Department US History Search Committee, Chair, 2009-2010.
  • University Year of the Digital Campus Committee, 2009-2010.
  • University Strategic Planning Steering Committee, 2008-2009. Subcommittee Academic Technologies and Libraries. Liaison to Alumni Relations
  • University Ad-hoc Social Networking Initiatives Committee, 2008-present.
  • University Photo Resources Committee, 2006-2009
  • American Studies Program and Curriculum Committee, 2006-present
  • Provost’s Ad-hoc University Committee on Digital Initiatives, Chair, 2008.
  • University Teaching Center Director Search Committee, Spring 2008.
  • American Studies Search Committee, 2007-2008.
  • Committee on Academic Standing, 2006-2008.
  • Institutional Review Board, 2005-2008.
  • Teaching and Learning Technologies Roundtable, 2003-2007. Member of Executive Committee, 2003-2005, 2006-2007.
  • Department US Immigration/Ethnicity Search Committee, 2005-2006.
  • Race and Gender Curriculum Advisory Committee, 2003-2006. Chair, 2004-2005.
  • Campus Academic Resources Committee, 2002-2005. Chair, 2003-2004.
  • Department Asian History Search Committee, Spring 2004.


PROFESSIONAL SERVICE IN THE COMMUNITY

Lead University Faculty, Teaching American History Programs for Stafford, Spotsylvania and Fredericksburg Public School Systems, 2003-2010.

Project Scholar with Central Rappahannock Regional Library for ALA/NEH grant, “Let’s Talk About It: Making Sense of the American Civil War,” 2011-2012.

COURSES TAUGHT
United States History to 1865

Historical Methods

Race, Class, and Gender in Nineteenth-Century America

U.S. Women’s History to 1870

U.S. Women’s History since 1870

American Technology and Culture

Civil War and Reconstruction

U.S. History in Film

Nineteenth-Century American Families

The Civil War in American Memory

Post-Civil War South in History and Literature (co-taught with Dr. Michael Bibler, ELS)

When Americans Came Marching Home: The Veteran in U.S. History  (First-Year Seminar)

Digital History

Ted.com — Ideas Worth Sharing (Team-Taught First-Year Seminar)

History of the Information Age

REFERENCES
Available on request

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