Samuel Klee

Doctoral Research Fellow - British North American
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Visiting address Niels Henrik Abels vei 36 Niels Treschows hus 0316 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1003 Blindern 0316 Oslo

Academic interests

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    Background

    MA American History, Saint Louis University, 2018

    BA History, summa cum laude, Aquinas College, 2016

      Positions held

      • Adjunct History Faculty, Saint Louis Community College, Fall 2019-Summer 2020
      • Research Assistant for Dr. Flannery Burke and the Missouri Council for History Education, Spring 2020
      • Instructor of Record, Saint Louis University, Fall 2019
      • Research Assistant for Dr. Lorri Glover, Saint Louis University, Academic Year 2018-2019
      • Teaching Assistant for Dr. Thomas Madden, Spring 2018
      • Teaching Assistant for Fr. Steven Schoenig, Fall 2017
      • Research Assistant for Dr. Katrina Thompson Moore, Saint Louis University, Academic Year 2016-2017

      Online Academic Writing and Projects

      Book Reviews

      • Review of Managed Migrations: Growers, Farmworkers, and Border Enforcement in the Twentieth Century, by Cristina Salinas, H-Net, H-Environment, June 22, 2020. https://perma.cc/UG2V-MJXP.
      • Review of Ellen Browning Scripps: New Money & American Philanthropy, by Molly McClain, American Nineteenth Century History, 20, no. 1 (2019): 86-88.

      Courses taught

      • Saint Louis Community College
        • HST 128 - Western History from 1500 to Present
        • HST 115 - Ancient and Medieval History to 1500
        • HST 102 - United States History from 1865 to the Present
      • Saint Louis University
        • HST 1120 - Origins of the Modern World, 1500-Present

      Recent Presentations & Workshops

      • “Changes in the Land: Colonizing the Americas with Animals.” Remote Guest Lecture for Middle School Students. St. Louis, Missouri, April 22, 2020.
      • “When Potato Fields were Prisons: Unfree Agriculture in McHenry County during World War II.” Invited Lecture for the Highland Park Historical Society. Highland Park, Illinois, April 5, 2020. [Moved to Zoom due to COVID-19]
      • “When Potato Fields were Prisons: Unfree Agriculture in McHenry County during World War II.” Invited Lecture for the McHenry County Historical Society’s Sampler Lecture. Union, Illinois, April 2020. [Cancelled due to COVID-19]
      • “Caging Cantaloupe Fields: Carceral Foodscapes in Chesterfield, Missouri, 1940-1973.” Paper prepared for American Society for Environmental History Annual Conference. Ottawa, Ontario, CA, March 2020. [cancelled due to COVID-19]
      • “Caging Potato Fields: Carceral Agriculture in Marengo, Illinois, during World War II.” Paper presented at the 2019 Midwestern History Association Conference. Grand Rapids, MI, May 2019.
      • “Revisited: Migrant Labor and Unfree Agriculture in Chesterfield, Missouri – 1940-1965.” Invited Guest Speaker Presentation at Saint Louis University Graduate Research Symposium. St. Louis, MO, April 2019.
      • “SLU Food and Environment Strategy Session.” Participant in interdisciplinary summit on food and environment issues in the St. Louis region. St. Louis, MO, December 2018.
      • “Whose Education? Disentangling Sex Education, Compulsory Schooling, and Subsidiarity, 1763-2017.” Paper presented at the 2018 World History Association Conference. Milwaukee, WI, June 2018.
      • “Migrant Labor, Carceral Agriculture, and Catholic Infantilization in Chesterfield, Missouri – 1940-1965.” Paper presented at Saint Louis University Graduate Research Symposium. St. Louis, MO, April 2018. Second Place Cash Award for Humanities Paper Presentation.
      • “Historicizing Emo Music and Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson.” Panel presentation with Saint Louis University Theatre Department. St. Louis, MO, April 2018.
      • “Migrant Labor, Carceral Agriculture, and Catholic Infantilization in Chesterfield, Missouri – 1940-1965.” Paper presented at Saint Louis University Phi Alpha Theta Conference. St. Louis, MO, April 2018.
      • “Latino Migrants and Catholic Infantilization in Chesterfield, Missouri – 1940-1965.” Paper presented at the 2018 Missouri Conference on History. Jefferson City, MO, March 2018.
      • “Endnote and Zotero: Digital Source Management in History Research.” Workshop facilitated at the American History Forum, Saint Louis University. Saint Louis, MO, October 2017.
      • “Toward Abundant History.” Paper presented at the 2017 Missouri Conference on History. Springfield, MO, March 2017.
      • “Teaching Conservative Humanism.” Project presented at Fall 2015 Insignis Honors Event. Grand Rapids, MI, December 2015.

      Awards

      • American History Forum Fund Research Grant, December 2019
      • SLU History Department 1818 Travel Grant, April 2018
      • SLU History Department 1818 Travel Grant, April 2017
      • Outstanding Graduate Award, Aquinas College History Department, 2016

      Service

      • History Department Representative, Graduate Student Association, Saint Louis University, 2019-2020
      • Coordinator, American History Forum, Saint Louis University, 2018-2019

       

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      Published Sep. 9, 2020 3:53 PM - Last modified Sep. 9, 2020 3:53 PM