Jasmine Alinder

Associate Professor
 (414) 229-3675
 Holton Hall 343


PhD, University of Michigan, 1999
MA, University of New Mexico, 1994
BA, Princeton University, 1991

Research Interests

History of Photography
Race and Representation
Law and Photography
Socialism in Milwaukee
Civil Rights in Milwaukee

Teaching Areas

Public History
Critical Race Studies
Visual Culture
History Methods

Courses Offered

Hist 150 – Multicultural America
Hist 192 – First Year Seminar, “Photography and Imperialism”
Hist 293 – Seminar on Historical Method, Theory and Approach
Hist 599 – Special Topics, “Displaying Culture: The History and Politics of Museums”
Hist 600 – Seminar in History, “Photographs as Historical Sources”
Hist 700 – Introduction to Public History
Hist 900 – Seminar in U.S. History, “Photographs as Historical Documents”
Liberal Studies 721 – Special Topics in Liberal Studies, “Lens on the Local”

Other Activities

Director, UWM Urban Studies Programs
Coordinator of the Public History program, UWM
Affiliated faculty, Cultures and Communities, UWM
Board Member of the Wisconsin Humanities Council

Selected Publications

Alinder, Jasmine A. “Camera in Camp: Bill Manbo’s Vernacular Scenes of Heart Mountain.” Colors of Confinement: Rare Kodachrome Photographs of Japanese American Incarceration in World War II. Ed. Muller, Eric L. University of North Carolina Press and the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, (2012).
Alinder, Jasmine A. “Underexposed: The Controversial Censorship of Photographs of U.S. War Dead.” Outrage! Art, Controversy and Society. Ed. Richard, Howells. Palgrave MacMillan, (2012).