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CYNTHIA BROWN, PH.D

Cynthia BrownProfessor Emerita and Adjunct Professor, Department of History
School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Expert in Big History
415-482-3542
Cbrown@Dominican.edu

EXPERTISE

  • Big History
  • Civil Rights
  • World History

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • "Big History: From The Big Bang to the Present," (New York: New Press, 2007)
  •  "Refusing Racism: White Allies and the Struggle for Civil Rights," (Teachers College Press, 2002)
  • "Like it Was: A Complete Guide to Writing Oral History" (New York: Teachers and Writers Collaborative, 1988)
  • "Ready from Within: Septima Clark and the Civil Rights Movement," (Navarro, CA: Wild Tree Press, 1986, re-issued by Africa World Press, 1990)
  • "Literacy in 30 Hours: Paulo Freire's Process in Northern Brazil," (London: Writers and Readers Publishing Cooperative, 1975)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Member of World History Association since 1992
  • Founding board member of International Big History Association

 

BERNARD VON BOTHMER, PH.D

Adjunct Professor, Department of History
School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Expert in American history, presidential politics in the 1960s
415-567-5313
bernard.vonbothmer@dominican.edu

EXPERTISE

  • Presidential politics in the 1960s (www.framingthesixities.com)
  • American history, including Civil War

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

BOOKS

  • "Framing the Sixties: The Use and Abuse of a Decade from Ronald Reagan to George W. Bush," (University of Massachusetts Press, 2010)

ARTICLES

  • "Kennedy and Vietnam: The Politics of Oliver Stone's JFK," War, Literature & The Arts -- An International Journal of the Humanities (Vol. 17, Numbers 1 & 2, 2005, 242-251
  • "Devout Believer or Skeptic Politician? An Overview of Historians' Analyses of Abraham Lincoln's Religion: 1959-2001," Lincoln Lore (Journal of the Lincoln Museum), (Vol. 1878, Fall 2204, 14-19)

PRESENTATIONS

  • The Journal of Southern History (2009, February 1, Vol. 75 Issue 1, 154
  • Michael Burkhimer, Lincoln’s Christianity American Historical Review (2012 117: 1627-1628
  • Toby Glenn Bates, The Reagan Rhetoric: History and Memory in 1980s America The Journal of American History (2012 99: 991-992)
  • Carole A. Barbato and Laura L. Davis, eds., Democratic Narrative, History, and MemoryHistory News Network (April 2013)
  • Ron Reagan, My Father at 100 History News Network (May 2013)
  • Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman, American Umpire History News Network (May 2013)
  • Harold Holzer and The New-York Historical Society, The Civil War in 50 Objects
  • Civil War Book Review (Spring 2013)
  • Jeremy J. Tewell, A Self-Evident Lie: Southern Slavery and the Threat to American Freedom Civil War History (Fall 2013)
  • Andrew L. Slap (Ed.), Michael Thomas Smith (Ed.), This Distracted and Anarchical People: New Answers for Old Questions about the Civil War-Era North, and Michael B. Ballard (Ed.), Mark R. Cheathem (Ed.), Of Times and Race: Essays Inspired by John F. Marszalek

 




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