Kasey Mosley

Kasey Mosley

Kasey Mosley

US History, Gender and Race History, History of Science and Technology (HOST), History of Medicine


Bio

Ph.D. candidate.  My broad research interests are 20th Century U.S., Gender and Race history, and History of Medicine.  My dissertation focuses on the intersection of cancer and gender in popular culture since World War II.

Education

  • Mississippi State University
  • Currently in the U.S. History Doctoral Program
  • Mississippi State University-Meridian 
  • Bachelor of the Arts in History, December 2010

Academic Career

Teaching Assistant for Early U.S. History at Mississippi State University. Fall 2011. Spring 2012. Spring 2016.
Teaching Assistant for Modern U.S. History at Mississippi State University. Fall 2012, 2013.
Teaching Assistant for Modern U.S. Online Course at Mississippi State University. Fall 2015.
Teaching Assistant for African American History Online Course at Mississippi State University. Fall 2015.
Instructor of Record for Modern U.S. History at Mississippi State University. Spring 2013. Spring 2015.
Instructor of Record for Modern U.S. History at Mississippi State University. Summer 2013.
Instructor of Record for Mississippi History at Mississippi State University. Spring 2014. Summer 2014.
Developer of Mississippi History Online Course for Mississippi State University.

Publications

Presentations:

  • Mississippi History Society Annual Meeting. March 3-5, 2016. Jackson, MS. Presentation of research entitled ""'Cotton Isn't King Anymore': Mississippi Press Women, NFPW National Conventions, and the Reimagining of Mississippi's Identity."
  • Society for the History of Technology Conference. November 6-9, 2014. Dearborn, MI.  Presentation of research entitled “’To Rethink Her Life’: Gender, Race, and Breast Cancer in American Women’s Magazines.”
  • American Association for the History of Medicine Conference.  May 8-11, 2014.  Chicago, IL.  Presentation of research entitled “’My Brain Tells Me To Look Away, But My Eyes Just Keep On Staring’: Hollywood’s Representations of Chemotherapy-Related Hair Loss.”
  • Guest Lecture entitled “Breast Cancer Culture and ‘Look Good, Feel Better’” to Introduction to Gender Studies course at Mississippi State University. March 24, 2014.
  • Gender, Race, and Representation in Magazines and New Media Conference.  October 25-27, 2013.  Cornell University in Ithaca, NY.  Presentation of research entitled “Breast Cancer and Beauty Magazines.”
  • Southern Studies Liberal Arts Conference.  February 8-9, 2013.  Auburn University Montgomery in Montgomery, AL.  Presentation of research in the “New Perspectives on the Civil Rights Movement in the South” session of the conference entitled “Letting the People Speak: A Comparative Study of Freedom Summer Coverage.”

Honors & Awards

  • George Robson Prize. Best Graduate Paper in 2013. Paper entitled “’When They Look Pretty, They Just Feel Better’: Look Good…Feel Better and Female Objectification.” Granted by Mississippi State University’s Gamma-Nu chapter of Phi Alpha Theta in April 2014.
  • Best Graduate Paper in 2013-2014 academic year. Paper entitled “’When They Look Pretty, They Just Feel Better’: Look Good…Feel Better and Female Objectification.” Granted by Mississippi State University’s Women’s Studies Department in May 2014.
  • James W. Garner Scholarship.  Mississippi State University.  
  • Teaching Assistantship.  Mississippi State University.  Since Fall 2011.

Professional Associations

  • Phi Alpha Theta Historical Honor Society. Mississippi State University’s Gamma-Nu chapter. Inducted April 2013. Officer: Secretary Fall 2013-Spring 2014. Vice President Fall
  • American Association for the History of Medicine. Member since January 2014.
  • Southern Association for the History of Medicine and Science. Member since September 2014.
  • American Historical Association. Member since September 2014.
  • Society for Historians of Technology. Member Since June 2014.
  • Mississippi Historical Society. Member since May 2011.

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