Working Historians
Scotty Edler - Adjunct Professor

Scotty Edler - Adjunct Professor

May 28, 2020

Scotty Edler is a student of history and political science and teaches for Southern New Hampshire University and community colleges in Texas. In this episode, Scotty talks about his pursuit of a Master of Science degree in Political Science, his historical research into Kaiser Wilhelm II and the second German Reich, the history of Mardi Gras, his experience with local and state politics, a potential project on political polling, and his college teaching career.

This episode’s recommendations: Walter Langer and Peter Stearns, eds., The Encyclopedia of World History: Ancient, Medieval, and Modern, Chronologically Arranged, 6th ed. (Houghton Mifflin, 2001): https://www.amazon.com/Encyclopedia-World-History-Medieval-Chronologically/dp/0395652375/ref=pd_lpo_14_img_0/146-0857733-3651140?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=0395652375&pd_rd_r=49796635-9e8d-4f9b-a0bf-9abff15cb957&pd_rd_w=Ng3bd&pd_rd_wg=DWByh&pf_rd_p=7b36d496-f366-4631-94d3-61b87b52511b&pf_rd_r=B3J6TGBX6RZAR1VNSX23&psc=1&refRID=B3J6TGBX6RZAR1VNSX23

Chicago Manual of Style: https://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/home.html

Yale University’s Avalon Project - Documents in Law, History, and Diplomacy: https://avalon.law.yale.edu/

Brigham Young University’s World War I Document Archive: https://wwi.lib.byu.edu/

The Bedford Series in History and Culture: https://www.macmillanlearning.com/college/us/discipline/History/The-Bedford-Series-in-History-%26-Culture/c/013200

Darrett Pullins - History Instructor, SNHU

Darrett Pullins - History Instructor, SNHU

May 18, 2020

Darrett Pullins teaches history for Southern New Hampshire University and for the University of Phoenix. In this episode we discuss his background, the use of photography in history, a bit about World War II, and the closure of the University of Phoenix’s physical campus in Detroit.

This episode’s recommendations: The works of William Manchester Ken Burns, dir., Country Music (PBS, 2019): https://www.pbs.org/kenburns/country-music/ American Association for State and Local History and the National Council on Public History, The Inclusive Historian’s Handbook, https://inclusivehistorian.com/ J. Michael Straczynski, Becoming Superman: My Journey from Poverty to Hollywood (HarperCollins, 2019), https://www.harpercollins.com/9780062857842/becoming-superman/

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