Working Historians
Adolfo Mendez - Teacher, Galveston Independent School District

Adolfo Mendez - Teacher, Galveston Independent School District

December 20, 2017

Adolfo Mendez is a history and social sciences teacher at a middle school in Galveston, Texas. In this brief episode of Filibustering History, Adolfo talks about the hiring and training processes for grade schools in Texas and the skills essential for a successful middle school teacher.

Rob Denning can be reached at snhuhistory@gmail.com or r.denning@snhu.edu. Follow us on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/FilibusterHist.

Tim Garrity - Executive Director, Mount Desert Island Historical Society

Tim Garrity - Executive Director, Mount Desert Island Historical Society

December 12, 2017

Tim Garrity is the Executive Director for the Mount Desert Island Historical Society in Maine. In this episode of Filibustering History, Tim talks about his careers as a hospital manager, park ranger, and Executive Director for a historical society. Here we talk about how students of history can work with local historical societies in research capacities and in employment opportunities.

This episode’s recommendations: The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents, 1610-1791. Individual scanned volumes are available at archive.org (for example: https://archive.org/stream/jesuits01jesuuoft#page/n5/mode/2up). Transcripts of all volumes are available at http://moses.creighton.edu/kripke/jesuitrelations/. Johanna Neuman, Gilded Suffragists: The New York Socialites who Fought for Women’s Right to Vote (NYU Press, 2017), https://nyupress.org/books/9781479837069/. The Junto, “Where Historians Work: The View from Early America”: https://earlyamericanists.com/2017/05/24/where-historians-work-welcome/

Director Garrity can be reached at tim.garrity@mdihistory.org. The Mount Desert Island Historical Society’s website is www.mdihistory.org. 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.

Yun Shun Susie Chung - Team Lead and Adjunct Faculty, Southern New Hampshire University

Yun Shun Susie Chung - Team Lead and Adjunct Faculty, Southern New Hampshire University

December 7, 2017

Dr. Susie Chung is a Team Lead and an instructor in the graduate history program at Southern New Hampshire University. In this episode, Dr. Chung talks about recent developments in the field of museum studies, her research projects, and her globe-spanning adventures in museology.

This episode’s recommendations: The House on the Rock: https://www.thehouseontherock.com/HOTR_AttractionMain.htm Phil Marcade, Punk Avenue: Inside the New York City Underground, 1972-1982: http://threeroomspress.com/authors/punk-avenue/ Whistlestop with John Dickerson: http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/whistlestop.html

Dr. Chung can be reached at y.chung1@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.

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