Assistant Professor of History, Jessica Klanderud

Education

  • Ph.D., History, Carnegie Mellon University
  • M.A., History, Carnegie Mellon University
  • B.A., Education, Western Michigan University

Professional Background

  • Department Chair and 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.

Courses Taught

  • United States History to 1877
  • United States History from 1877 – Present
  • Early Modern Europe 1550-1789
  • Revolutionary America
  • Antebellum America
  • World History I to 1500
  • World History 1500 – Present
  • History of Christianity
  • Historiography
  • African American History 1850 – Present
  • Ancient World History
  • Introduction to Museum Studies
  • American Religious History
  • Kansas and the American West
  • Puritans in the World
  • American Women’s History

Publications

  • 2016, Jan. Forthcoming, Book Review, Stoltzfus, Duane C. S. Pacifists in Chains: The Persecution of Hutterites During the Great War. Young Center Books in Anabaptist and Pietist Studies. (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014) “Citizens and Suspects: Hutterite Persecution During World War I and the problem of American Identity” in The Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, Cambridge University Press, Issue 15, Vol. 1
  • 2016, Feb,  CAUSE, “Perspectives on African Americans In Pittsburgh: Twenty Years Later,” Lecture titled, “Deep Wylie: The Struggle for Working Class Street Space in the Hill District”

Presentations

  • Klanderud, J. (2015, January). American Historical Association, Annual Conference, New York, NY. Organized Panel “Hustle and Show: Labor, Power, and Space on the Streets”
  • Klanderud, J. (2014, September). Association for the Study of African American Life and History, Annual Conference, Memphis, TN, Organized Panel “Servant Leadership: Social Mothering and African American Women’s Struggle for Meaningful Labor”
  • 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.

Service

  • History program curricular redesign, Tabor College
  • Integrated Media program design, Tabor College
  • Teacher Education Committee
  • Enrollment Management Committee
  • American Historical Association (member)
  • Organization of American Historians (member)
  • Association for the Study of African American Life and History (member)
  • Association of Black Women’s Historians (Life Member)
  • World History Association (member)
  • Kansas Association of Historians (member)