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Glen Jeansonne

Professor
 (414) 229-3964
 Holton Hall 316

Degree(s)

PhD, History, Florida State University, 1973
MA, History, Florida State University, 1969
BA, History, University of Louisiana-Lafayette, 1968

Research Interests

20th century American political history; the Presidency; the Great Depression; World War II; American politics since 1945, especially the presidency. History of 20th century, U.S. popular culture, race, the extreme right, religion, biography. Special figures of interest: Herbert Hoover, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Barack Obama, Huey P. Long, Gerald L. K. Smith, Leader H. Perez. Women of the Extreme Right during World War II, Elvis Presley. Comparisons of the Great Depression of the 1930s with the Great Recession Of 2008

Courses Offered

Undergraduate
Hist 418 – America in Prosperity, Depression, and War, 1921-45 (may also be taken for graduate credit)
Hist 419 – Modern America, 1945-Present (may also be taken for graduate credit)
Hist 456 – American Biographies
Graduate
Hist 800 (900) – Colloquium in American History: Issues in U.S. and Global History, 1890-1945
Hist 800 (900) – Colloquium in American History: Issues in U.S. and Global History, 1945-Present
Hist 813 – Twentieth-Century Problems in American History, 1900-Present
Hist 904 – Seminar in Modern America (subtitles vary)

Selected Publications

Jeansonne, Glen S. “review of Herbert Hoover: Freedom Betrayed, edited by George H. Nash.” Annals of Iowa (Spring 2012). (In Progress) .
Jeansonne, Glen S. “review of Margaret Hoover, ‘American Individualism’.” Annals of Iowa (Winter 2012). (In Progress) .
Jeansonne, Glen S. “Russell Long: His Public Career.” University of Mississipp Press. (In Progress) .
Jeansonne, Glen S. “referee for Proposal for Iowa Humanities Committee Grant.” Hoover Library Association. (In Progress) .
Jeansonne, Glen S. “Preface to ‘Godot is Not coming’.” Book–"Godot is Not Coming". (In Progress) .
Jeansonne, Glen S., and Luhrssen, David. “Obama’s Lifetime of Consensus Building Fell Short in the White House.” Clio’s Psyche. (In Progress) .
Jeansonne, Glen S., and Luhrssen, David Luhrssen. “P. G. T. Bureaugarde.” KnowLA: The Encyclopedia of Louisiana History. (In Progress) .
Jeansonne, Glen S., and Luhrssen, David. “P. G. T. Bureaugarde:: A Creole in the Confederate Army.” Louisiana Cultural Vistas. (In Progress) .