Curriculum Vitae

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

2017-Present   Assistant Professor of History, Schreiner University, Kerrville, Texas.

2008-Present   Online History Instructor, Social Sciences Department, Highline College, Des Moines, Washington.

2016-2017       Lecturer, Department of History and Department of International Affairs, University of Colorado, Boulder, Boulder, Colorado.

EDUCATION

2015    Doctorate of Philosophy, University of Colorado, Boulder; Boulder, CO

Fields of Specialization: U.S.-Mexican Diplomatic Relations History, Mexican Immigration, Mexican Politics, U.S. Politics, Race and U.S. Society.

2004    Master of Arts, History, University of Nevada, Las Vegas; Las Vegas, NV

2000    Bachelor of Arts, History, University of Nevada, Las Vegas; Las Vegas, NV

PUBLICATIONS

Books

An International History of US Immigration: Policy, Identity and Building a Nation, Bloomsbury Academic Publishing, under contract.

Risking Immeasurable Harm: Immigration Restriction and U.S.-Mexican Diplomatic Relations, 1924-1932, University of Nebraska Press, 2020.

Edited Volumes

Beyond 1917:  American Legacies of the Great War. Oxford University Press, 2017.

Refereed Journal Articles

Immigration Policy and US Foreign Policy before 1945.” In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History. Oxford University Press. Article published August 2019. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780199329175.013.619.

“‘A Grave Offense of Significant Consequences’: Three Mexican Perspectives on the U.S. attempt to place a quota on Mexico’s immigration during the late 1920s” Pacific Historical Review, Vol. 87, number 2, 2018, pp. 333-355.

Book Chapters

“Undermining the Sandbags: How Neoliberalism Encouraged Undocumented Migration, from the 1980s to the early 2000s” inUnderstanding and Teaching Contemporary American History, Reagan to Trump, Kimber Quinney and Amy L. Sayward, eds. University of Wisconsin Press, forthcoming.

Conference Proceedings

Contributor, Special Roundtable: “Reconsidering the 1918–19 Influenza Pandemic in the Age of COVID-19”. The Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, 1-31. doi: 10.1017/S1537781420000377

Book Reviews

Beyond the Borders of the Law: Critical Legal Histories of the North American West, Katrina Jagodinsky and Pablo Mitchell, eds., Southwestern Historical Quarterly, forthcoming.

Deported to Death: How Drug Violence is Changing Migration on the US-Mexico Border, by Jeremy Slack, The Americas, Vol. 78, issue 1, January 2021, pp. 178-179.

The INS on the Line: Making Immigration Law on the U.S.-Mexico Border, by S. Deborah Kang, Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Vol. 122, number 4, April 2019, pp. 480-482.

Charros: How Mexican Cowboys Are Remapping Race and American Identity, by Laura R. Barraclough. Pacific Historical Review, Vol. 89, number 1, Winter 2020, pp. 151-152.

They Came to Toil: Representations of Mexicans and Immigrants in the Great Depression, by Melita M. Garza, Pacific Historical Review, Vol. 88, number 2, Spring 2019, pp. 294-296.    

CONFERENCE ACTIVITY

Conferences Organized

2009-2011       Executive Planning Committee Member, Rocky Mountain Interdisciplinary History  Conference, University of Colorado, Boulder; Boulder, CO.

Panels Organized

2020    Hollow Building Blocks: Immigration Restriction in the History of U.S.-Mexican Foreign Relations. The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR) annual conference. Virtual: https://adamsigoodman.com/shafr2020/ , June 18-20.

2017    Breaking Bonds, Creating Enemies: U.S. Immigration Policy and Its Impact on U.S. Foreign Relations during the Interwar Period. The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR) annual conference. Arlington, VA, June 23-25.

2016    Open Minds and Closed Borders: The Effects of Immigration Restriction on U.S. Foreign Relations. The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR) annual conference. San Diego, CA, June 23-25.

Panels Presented

2020    “Undermining the Sandbags: How Neoliberalism Encouraged Undocumented Migration, from the 1980s to the early 2000s,” as part of the roundtable, Understanding and Teaching Contemporary American History, Reagan to Trump. The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR) annual conference. Virtual, June 18-20.

The “Quality of Free Man”: National Sovereignty as a bar to the Equality of Peoples–the

Mexican anti-quota proposal of April 1928. The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR) annual conference. Virtual: https://youtu.be/6WfcPl-Lj7o , June 18-20.

2018    Roundtable: The Geopolitics of Migration. The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR) annual conference. Philadelphia, PA, June 21-23. Broadcast on C-SPAN III.

2017    “A Grave Offense of Significant Consequences”: Three Mexican Perspectives on the U.S. Attempt to Place a Quota on Mexican Immigration during the 1920s. The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR) annual conference. Arlington, VA, June 23-25.

2017    “No state shall have the right to establish any discrimination”: International pressure against the U.S. effort to restrict Mexican immigration in 1928. The American Historian Association (AHA) annual conference, Denver, CO, January 5-8.

2016    “No state shall have the right to establish any discrimination”: International pressure against the U.S. effort to restrict Mexican immigration in 1928. The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR) annual conference, San Diego, CA, June 23-25.

2016    1916: A turning point in U.S.-Mexican Relations, American Historian Association (AHA) annual conference, Atlanta, GA, January 7-10. Broadcast on C-SPAN III.

2009    A United Empire”: Remembrance of The Fallen as a Form of National Cohesion in post-Great War England, 1918-1920, Rocky Mountain Interdisciplinary History Conference, University of Colorado, Boulder; Boulder, CO, September 21-23.

2008    A United Empire”: Remembrance of The Fallen as a Form of National Cohesion in post-Great War England, 1918-1920, Nexus Interdisciplinary Conference: Collected and Collective Identities. University ofTennessee; Knoxville, TN, March 13-15.

Commentator

2015    Rocky Mountain Interdisciplinary History Conference, University of Colorado, Boulder;Boulder, CO, September 18-20.       

2014    Rocky Mountain Interdisciplinary History Conference, University of Colorado, Boulder; Boulder, CO, September 12-14.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Schreiner University, Kerrville, TX, Assistant Professor of History (2017-Present)

United States History up to 1865

United States History since 1865

The History of Mexico

United States-Latin American Relations since 1810

The Vietnam Wars, 1945-1975

United States Relations with the Global South since 1945

University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, Adjunct Faculty of History (2016-2017)

United States History since 1865

United States Politics and Foreign Relations, 1898 to Present

U.S.-Latin American diplomatic relations since the end of the Cold War

United States Relations with the Global South since 1945

The Vietnam Wars, 1945-1975

Highline College, Des Moines, WA, Sole Instructor (including online, 2006-Present)

            United States History, 1492-1815

            United States History, 1815-1900

            United States History, 1900-Present

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE TO THE FIELD AND TO INSTITUTIONS

2020-present   The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, Scholarly Advisory Board, board member

2020-present   The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR), Committee on Minority Historians, committee member

2019-present   Coordinator of Texas Studies; Academic Affairs Committee, committee member. Schreiner University, Kerrville, TX

2018-2019       Quality Enhancement Plan-Advising Committee, chairperson. Schreiner University, Kerrville, TX

2017-2018       Quality Enhancement Plan Taskforce, committee member; Faculty Research Taskforce, committee member; Undergraduate Research Committee, committee member. Schreiner University, Kerrville, TX

2013-2014       Senior Assistant Editor, Diplomatic History, University of Colorado, Boulder; Boulder, CO

2011-2013       Junior Assistant Editor, Diplomatic History, University of Colorado, Boulder; Boulder, CO

INVITED TALKS & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Lead Scholar: Teaching Literacy through History, The Gilder Lehrman Institute of

American History.

2019    Lecture title: “ ‘The Fusing Heat and Fervor’ of Assimilation: the Americanization Campaign of World War I.” Newark, NJ, February 26; Little Rock, AR, November 2

2019    Lecture title: “An Awkward Confluence: Domestic Nativism versus Diplomatic Neighborliness in U.S.-Mexican Relations, 1928.” New York City, NY, June 3.

2018-19  Lecture title: “The United States in the Great War Era: Balancing Security with Involvement.” Frisco, TX, October 27; Chicago, IL, April 6; Des Moines, IA, May 11.

2018    Lecture title: “America: A Nation of Immigrants.” Wichita, KS, June 7.

Invited Talks

2019    Lecturer: “Mexican Immigration: An Intractable and Untrackable Problem?” to Hill Country Chapter of the League of Women Voters (LWV), Kerrville, TX, November 21.

2019    Lecturer: “Crucial Decisions: Fateful Consequences: D-Day as the Linchpin of the Grand Alliance, June 1941 to August 1944” given at the Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library, in honor of the 75th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings, Kerrville, TX, June 13.

2019    Lecturer: “The American Revolution of Voting, 1780s to 1820s” given to Sons of the American Revolution, Hill Country Chapter, Kerrville, TX, May 14.

2019    Lecturer: “The Core of Audacity: the Corps of Discovery (Lewis and Clark Expedition) and the Creation of the ‘Westering Nation.’” Chautauqua Speaker Series, Schreiner University, Kerrville, TX, March 5.

2019    Lecturer: “The Mexican Revolution,” to the Dynamic Learning Institute, Schreiner University, Kerrville, TX, January 29.

2018    Lecturer: “The Civil Right to Vote,” to Hill Country Chapter of the League of Women Voters (LWV), Kerrville, TX, November 8.

2018    Lecturer: “The United States: A Nation of Immigrants,” to the Dynamic Learning Institute, Schreiner University, Kerrville, TX, October 9.

2018    Lecturer: “Central American Gangs: The Multi-Point Origins of a Transnational Problem,” to the Hill Country Chapter of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Schreiner University, Kerrville, TX, October 6.

2018    Lecturer: “The Civil Right to Vote,” to mark Constitution Day 2018, Schreiner University, Kerrville, TX, September 17.

2018    Lecturer, “The Waning of Pax Americana?,” as part of the Great Decisions-Foreign Policy Associations, Bulverde, TX, April 5.           

Professional Development

2018    Participant, Seminar: The Civil War and American Memory, Lead Scholar: David W. Blight, The Council of Independent Colleges and The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, Yale University, New Haven, CT, June 10-15.

2010    Participant, Colorado Learning and Teaching with Technology Conference, University of Colorado, Boulder; Boulder, CO; August 7-8.     

2008    Participant, Presenting Data and Information Workshop by Edward Tufte, Seattle, WA, July 15.

2007    Participant, Early College Conference, Simon’s Rock College; Berkshires, MA, August 24-26.

2006    Participant, Digital Storytelling Workshop, University of Colorado, Denver; Denver, CO, November 19-22.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR), 2010

The American Historical Association (AHA), 2015

Conference on Latin American History (CLAH), 2015

AWARDS, GRANTS, & HONORS

2015    Dissertation Completion Fellowship, University of Colorado, Boulder.

2014    Samuel Flagg Bemis Dissertation Research Grant, The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR).

2013    Dean’s Graduate Student Research Grant Award, University of Colorado, Boulder.

2004    Phi Kappa Phi.

2000    Phi Alpha Theta, Psi-Sigma Chapter.

RELATED PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

Online learning module systems

Angel: expert

Blackboard: expert

Canvas: expert

Desire to Learn: expert

Echo360: adequate

LANGUAGES

Spanish: reading, writing, some conversational.

REFERENCES

Jeannette W. Cockcroft, Associate Professor of History and Political Science,

Schreiner University

AC Schreiner, 205

2100 Memorial Blvd
Kerrville, TX 78028

830-792-7267

JCockroft@schreiner.edu

Joseph A. (“Andy”) Fry, Distinguished Professor Emeritis of History,

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

2409 Anderson Park Dr.

Henderson, NV, 89044

702-275-6772

joseph.fry@unlv.edu

Thomas W. Zeiler, Director of the Program on International Affairs; Professor of History and International Affairs

University of Colorado, Boulder

Department of History

UCB 234

University of Colorado Boulder

Boulder, CO. 80309

303-492-2353

thomas.zeiler@colorado.edu