Jessica Klanderud, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of History

Email Jessica at jessicak@tabor.edu

Education

  • PhD, History, Carnegie Mellon University
  • MA, History, Carnegie Mellon University
  • BA, Education, Western Michigan University

Professional Background

  • Associate Professor of History, Tabor College (current)
  • Visiting Instructor, Carnegie Mellon University
  • RAP Oral History Project Assistant, Center for Africanamerican Urban Studies and the Economy
  • Adjunct Instructor, Saint Vincent College
  • Oral History Researcher, Center for Africanamerican Urban Studies and the Economy
  • AP World History Exam Reader and Table Leader, Educational Testing Service
  • Assistant Editor, D&S Marketing Systems, Inc.

Coursed Taught

  • HI 121-G U.S. History I
  • HI 160-G World Civilizations I
  • HI/RS 290-G/390-G History of Christianity
  • HI 310 U.S. History: 1763-1789
  • HI 315 U.S. History: 1789-1861
  • HI 370 Early Modern Europe: 1600-1715
  • HI 371 Early Modern Europe: 1715-1815
  • HI 400 Historiography

Presentations

  • Klanderud, J. (2013, October). “’We Had to Show Somebody Something’: African American Street Democracy and Violence.” Association for the Study of African American Life and History, Annual Conference, Jacksonville, FL.
  • Klanderud, J. (2012, September). “Civic Beauty and Pretty Girls: Contested Visions of Street Use Among African American Women in Pittsburgh, 1920-1950.” Association for the Study of African American Life and History, Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Klanderud, J. (2012, April). “Ballots for Bullets: African American Street Democracy, Violence, and Vice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1965-1970.” Urban Affairs Association, Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Klanderud, J. (2011, November). “Redefining ‘The Ave.’: Contested Visions of Street Use Among African Americans in Pittsburgh in the Period of Urban Renewal, 1945-1957.” The Society for American City and Regional Planning History, Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD.
  • Klanderud, J. (2006, January). “Laboring in the Shadowlands: Segregated Vice and the Blurred Boundaries of Labor, Race, and Space in Storyville New Orleans, 1897-1917.” Carnegie Mellon University Graduate Student Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Klanderud, J. (2005, January). “Challenges Presented Teaching Students to Understand Change Over Time.” American Historical Association Annual Conference, Seattle, WA.