Working Historians
Tom Leary - Educational Consultant and Learning Designer

Tom Leary - Educational Consultant and Learning Designer

November 20, 2017

Dr. Thomas Leary IV is an instructional designer and former Dean of Faculty and Manager of Instructional Design Quality at SNHU. Here we discuss his educational and professional background and innovations in learning science and course design.

This episode’s recommendations: Affairs of Honor by Joanne B. Freeman (Yale, 2012): https://yalebooks.yale.edu/book/9780300097559/affairs-honor The Summer of Love Experience: Art, Fashion, and Rock & Roll at the De Young Museum: https://deyoung.famsf.org/summer-love-art-fashion-and-rock-roll Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History: http://www.dancarlin.com/hardcore-history-series/

Dr. Leary can be reached at t.leary1@snhu.edu. Rob Denning can be reached at snhuhistory@gmail.com or r.denning@snhu.edu. James Fennessy can be reached at j.fennessy@snhu.edu. Follow us on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/FilibusterHist.

Patrick Callaway - Doctoral Candidate, University of Maine

Patrick Callaway - Doctoral Candidate, University of Maine

November 16, 2017

Patrick Callaway is a doctoral candidate at the University of Maine and an instructor at Southern New Hampshire University. Here he discusses his historical interests such as the United States Constitution and the early American economy, his work in a variety of history careers, and life in a history doctoral program.

This episode’s recommendations: Fort George in Castine, ME (http://castine.me.us/welcome/history/history-of-castine/) Peaky Blinders on Netflix (https://www.netflix.com/title/80002479) The book and film versions of Bernard Cornwell’s Sharpe series (http://www.bernardcornwell.net/series/the-sharpe-books/) Historian David Blight on the Slate Political Gabfest (http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/gabfest/2017/11/the_manafort_indictment_the_tax_bill_and_david_blight_on_john_kelly_and.html)

Prof. Callaway can be reached at p.callaway@snhu.edu. Rob Denning can be reached at snhuhistory@gmail.com or r.denning@snhu.edu. James Fennessy can be reached at j.fennessy@snhu.edu. Follow us on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/FilibusterHist.

History Soundbites: Constitution Day Edition with Patrick Callaway

History Soundbites: Constitution Day Edition with Patrick Callaway

November 16, 2017

Patrick Callaway is a doctoral student at the University of Maine and an instructor at Southern New Hampshire University. This presentation was recorded to commemorate Constitution Day. In this presentation, recorded for Constitution Day 2017, Prof. Callaway discusses the origins of the United States Constitution, analyzes some of its important clauses, and the diverse responses to the Constitutions among the American people. He also draws some connections between the Constitution and contemporary political and social issues.

In this presentation, Prof. Callaway references James H. Hutson, "The Creation of the Constitution: Scholarship at a Standstill," Reviews in American History 12:4 (Dec., 1984), 463-477. URL http://www.jstor.org/stable/2701897.

Prof. Callaway can be reached at p.callaway@snhu.edu.

James Fennessy - Associate Dean of Faculty, SNHU and Rob Denning - History Lead Faculty, SNHU

James Fennessy - Associate Dean of Faculty, SNHU and Rob Denning - History Lead Faculty, SNHU

November 7, 2017

James Fennessy is the Associate Dean of Faculty for History at Southern New Hampshire University. Rob Denning is History Faculty Lead at Southern New Hampshire University. Here, Rob and James interview each other, because why not?

Recommendations from this episode: Victor Lavalle, The Ballad of Black Tom (Tor, 2016): https://publishing.tor.com/theballadofblacktom-victorlavalle/9780765386618/ Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's The Vietnam War series on PBS: http://www.pbs.org/kenburns/the-vietnam-war/home/

Dean Fennessy can be reached at j.fennessy@snhu.edu, Dr. Denning can be reached at r.denning@snhu.edu or snhuhistory@gmail.com. Follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/FilibusterHist

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