• Professor, History

Internal Service

  • Undergraduate Committee Graduate Committee Teaching Committee Promotion Committee to Full Professor for Paul Reeve . Member of each committee, 08/24/2015 - 06/30/2016. Department service.
  • Member RTF Committee for Fifth Year Review for History Department Faculty Member. 11/01/2014 - 02/20/2015. Department service.
  • Member of the University Support Services Committee: Meets monthly to review all contracts proposed for University Services, reviews and ranks these contracts. Usually ten to thirty contracts are evaluated every month and covers all aspects of the university. Evalutaor, 07/20/2014 - 06/30/2015. University service.
  • RPT Chair for 2014. 04/01/2014 - 05/01/2015. Department service.
  • Book Review of Brett Bowden, Civilization and War for The Historian Book Review of Gerasimova, Svetlana, The Rzhev Slaughterhouse: The Red Army’s Forgotten 15-Month Campaign Against Army Group Center, 1942-1943 for The Russian Review. Reviewer, 02/01/2014 - 10/01/2014. Other service.
  • University Services Support Committee: Reviewed and ranked contracts proposed and continuing between the University of rivage entities. Member of committee, 01/13/2014 - 06/30/2016. University service.
  • Executive Committee. Member, 08/23/2012 - 04/30/2013. Department service.
  • Graduate Committee. Member, 08/24/2011 - 04/30/2012. Department service.
  • Member Undergraduate Committee 2010-2011. Evaluate scholarship applications, 08/23/2010 - 06/30/2011. Department service.
  • RFT Reviews of Tenured Faculty. Chair, 08/2010 - 02/2011. Department service.
  • International Studies Board. Member, 08/2009 - 07/2012. College service.

Community Partnership

  • Presentation: The Battle of Antietam in the U.S. Civil War, through the Humanities Center, which ran a series of scholarly talks on the Civil War. The audience consisted of community residents. The talk/discussion lasted two hours. 11/07/2012 - 11/07/2012


  • Delivered a Talk to a retirement Community on Why Civil War Soldiers Fought. 09/11/2015 - 09/11/2015
  • Tutored Bilingual Students at Roosevelt Elementary School in Reading, Multiple visits per week working with second and fourth graders. Roosevelt, with a heavy immigrant population is one of the poorer performing schools in the Salt Lake County. 02/02/2015 - 04/29/2016

The United States Connected

The presentation will be delivered at a professional workshop of Utah High School teachers in March 2011 and addresses the ways in which the United States was intimately connected with the larger global community and community.   

Honors & Awards

  • James L.Clayton Fellowship 2011-2013, Supports work on book manuscript Metals, Mining and The Multinational Corporation: An International History of Cerro de Pasco Copper Corporation, 1902-1974 . Department of History, University ofUtah, 2011-2013, 04/15/2011
  • Award given annually to a scholar working on mining and metallurgical topics. My project, Metals, Mining and the Multinational Corporation: An International History of Cerro de Pasco Copper Corporation, 1902-1974, fit into the scope of the award. THe Fellowship is open to scholars from all fields related to the general topic and awarded on a competitive basis. Bernard L. Majewski Fellowship, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming, 04/23/2010


  • American Historical Association (AHA), Member, 02/2005 - 02/2012
  • World History Association (WHA), Member (Executive Council, 1999-2001), 02/02/1992 - 02/2013