Working Historians
Cherri Wemlinger - Adjunct Faculty, Southern New Hampshire University

Cherri Wemlinger - Adjunct Faculty, Southern New Hampshire University

April 30, 2020

Dr. Cherri Wemlinger teaches history at Southern New Hampshire University. In this episode, Dr. Wemlinger discusses her academic and professional background, her research process from start to finish, and her work on Ethiopian history.

Brent Bankus - Program Manager, U.S. Army Strategic Education Program

Brent Bankus - Program Manager, U.S. Army Strategic Education Program

April 16, 2020

Brent Bankus is the Program Manager for the U.S. Army Strategic Education Program at the U.S. Army War College and is a graduate student at Southern New Hampshire University. In this episode, we talk about Brent’s background, his work on state militias and state defense forces during the twentieth century, and his history-related career within the U.S. Army.

This episode’s recommendations: U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center: https://ahec.armywarcollege.edu/ Dana Goldstein, “American History Textbooks Can Differ Across the Country, In Ways That are Shaded by Partisan Politics,” New York Times, January 12, 2020, https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/01/12/us/texas-vs-california-history-textbooks.html

Kate Buchanan - Office Manager

Kate Buchanan - Office Manager

April 1, 2020

Dr. Kate Buchanan is the office manager for an immigration law firm in Bellingham, Washington. In this episode we discuss Kate’s academic and professional background, her work on the relationship between Scottish castles and their physical environment, the importance of proper formatting and citations, and the cozy relationship between the study of history and the study of law. And there’s an utterly repulsive story about Alice Cooper at the end.

This episode’s recommendations: History Scotland: https://www.historyscotland.com/ The Presidio of San Francisco: https://www.presidio.gov/ Drew Fortune, No Encore: Musicians Reveal their Weirdest, Wildest, Most Embarrassing Gigs (Simon & Schuster, 2019), https://www.simonandschuster.com/books/No-Encore!/Drew-Fortune/9781642930849

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