University of Rochester

Jeffrey R. Ludwig

PhD Candidate, ABD

Field: American History

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Adviser: Robert Westbrook

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Education:
MA, History, Villanova University, 2006
BA, History, Elizabethtown College, 2004

Jeffrey R. Ludwig

Publications/Presentations:

  • "'I am a Western Man':  The Progressive Historian as Midwesterner, the Lives and Works of Turner, Beard, and Becker." Concept: Graduate Journal of Interdisciplinary Research (2005).
  • "Reading Rabbit." (Panel Moderator) Updike in Pennsylvania: The First Biennial John Updike Society Conference, Alvernia University, Reading, PA, October 2010.
  • "Christopher Lasch and History as Social Criticism." James A. Barnes Club Conference, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, April 2010.
  • "From Apprentice to Master: Christopher Lasch, Richard Hofstadter, and the Making of History as Social Criticism." Christopher Lasch and the Rochester Constellation: The Conscience of a Critic, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, March 2009.
  • "Christopher Lasch and the Crisis Solved by democracy," James A. Barnes Club Conference, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, April 2008.
  • "'That Perennial Battle': Richard Hofstadter's Rejection of the Cold War Consensus and Progressive History," Villanova University Graduate Forum, Villanova University, Villanova, PA, May 2006.
  • "Carl Becker as Midwestern Historian," Villanova University Graduate Forum, Villanova University, Villanova, PA, 5 May 2005.
  • "'I am a Western Man':  The Progressive Historian as Midwesterner, the Lives and Works of Turner, Beard, and Becker," 27th Annual Warren I. Susman Graduate History Conference, "Imagining Histories," Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, 16 April, 2005.
  • "Tides of Resistance: A Comparative Study of Slave Rebellion in the United States and Brazil," Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference, Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA, 3 April 2004.

Teaching Experience:

  • HIS 173: American Military History, Instructor, University of Rochester, Summer 2010.
  • CAS 105: The West Wing, Instructor, University of Rochester, Fall 2008 & Spring 2009
  • HIS 145: Recent America, 1945-1989, Teaching Assistant for Dr. Robert Westbrook, University of Rochester, Spring 2008.
  • HIS 205: Europe since 1945, Teaching Assistant for Dr. Celia Applegate, University of Rochester, Fall 2007.
  • HIS 146: Democratic America, 1800-1865, Teaching Assistant for Dr. Michael Jarvis, University of Rochester, Spring 2007.
  • AAH 4000: Senior Seminar in Art History, Teaching Assistant for Dr. Mark Sullivan, Villanova University, Fall 2005.