Publications

Research Keywords

  • History or Philosophy of Education
  • Curriculum and Pedagogy
  • Civil Rights
  • American History
  • African American Studies
  • Activists or Activism

Presentations

  • Alexander Hyres, “Race and the U.S. Census: 1790 through 2020,” The Hinckley Institute of Politics, University of Utah, February 26, 2020. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/26/2020.
  • Alexander Hyres, “Desegregating the Curriculum: The Emergence and Evolution of Ethnic Studies in the Portland Public Schools, 1964-1988,” University of Utah College of Education Fall Research Series 2019, November 14, 2019. Presentation, Presented, 11/14/2019.
  • Alexander Hyres, “’The Whole Mess is American History’: The Rise and Fall of Black Studies at a Desegregated High School in the South, 1967-1974” History of Education Society 2019. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/31/2019.
  • Alexander Hyres, “Racism, Education, and Historical Memory in Charlottesville,” University of Virginia, Teachers in the Movement Summer Teachers Institute, June 26, 2019. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/26/2019.
  • Alexander Hyres, “I Did It All and Now There's More: Navigating Post-Graduate Life” History of Education Society Meeting 2019 . Presentation, Accepted, 06/11/2019.
  • Alexander Hyres, “’The Whole Mess is American History’: The Rise and Fall of Black Studies at a Desegregated High School in the South, 1967-1974” Organization of American Historians Conference 2019 . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/05/2019.
  • Alexander Hyres, “Student Activism and Success,” Utah Valley University, January 15, 2019. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/15/2019.
  • Alexander Hyres, “Book Session on Derrick Alridge’s The Educational Thought of W.E.B. Du Bois: An Intellectual History” History of Education Society Annual Meeting 2018 . Presentation, Presented, 11/02/2018.
  • Alexander Hyres, “Book Session on Tondra Loder-Jackson’s Schoolhouse Activists: African American Educators and the Long Birmingham Civil Rights Movement” History of Education Annual Meeting 2018 . Presentation, Presented, 11/01/2018.
  • Alexander Hyres, “The Role of Educational History in Reassessing Civil Rights Movement History,” History of Education Society Annual Meeting 2018 . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/05/2018.
  • Alexander Hyres, “’The Whole Mess is American History’: The Rise and Fall of Black Studies at a Desegregated High School in the South, 1968-1974” Association for the Study of African American Life and History 2018 . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/04/2018.
  • Alexander Hyres, "Remembering and Forgetting Teachers and Students in Charlottesville's Long Civil Rights Movement," Teachers in the Movement Summer Teachers Institute 2018. Presentation, Presented, 06/27/2018.

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • Desegregating the Curriculum. PI: Alexander Hyres. University of Utah's College of Education, 07/01/2019 - 06/30/2020. Total project budget to date: $5,000.00

Research/Scholarship Projects

  • Desegregating the Curriculum: The Emergence and Evolution of Ethnic Studies in the American High School. PI: Alexander Hyres. 10/01/2018 - present.

Languages

  • English, fluent.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • United States of America