Jeremy Montgomery

Montgomery

Jeremy Montgomery

Graduate College Specialist


jjm232@msstate.edu

Bio

I am a Ph.D. candidate, and a native of Woodville, Mississippi. My geographic focus is the United States with a specific interest in early 19th century. Broadly, my dissertation examines medical diagnosis and prognostication in the United States with regards to neo-Hippocrates tradition.

Education

Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, Mississippi
2022 (Anticipated) Ph.D., Program in History
Fields: United States History, History of Medicine, African American History
Committee:
Major Professor:  Alan I Marcus, Ph.D.
2nd Reader:           Anne Marshall, Ph.D.
       Leigh Soares, Ph.D.
                             Mark Hersey, Ph.D.

Dissertation:
Tentatively Titled: “’Look To Your Map’: Medical Distinctiveness and the United States, 1800-1860”
         
Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, Mississippi
2016 M.A. History, Program in History
Major Professor: Alan I Marcus, Ph.D.

Xavier University of Louisiana, New Orleans, Louisiana
2012 B.A., History, minor field in Biology

Academic Career

Graduate Service Assistantship, January 2021- Present
The Office of the Graduate School, Admissions Department, Mississippi State University

Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Mississippi State University

Teaching Assistant, History of Technology in Six Objects, Fall 2019

Instructor-of-Record, Summer 2019
5-week Summer Session, Mississippi History, online

Instructor-of-Record, Spring 2019
Mississippi History

Instructor-of-Record, Fall 2018
African American History to 1865 (appointment in African American Studies)

Instructor-of-Record, Summer 2018
5-week Summer Session, Modern United States History, 1877-Present

Teaching Assistant, World Civilization from 1500, Mississippi State University, Spring 2018
Teaching Assistant, Early U.S. History, Mississippi State University, Fall 2017
Teaching Assistant, Modern U.S. History, Mississippi State University, Spring 2017
Teaching Assistant, Modern U.S. History, Mississippi State University, Fall 2016
Teaching Assistant, Early U.S. History, Mississippi State University, Spring 2016
Teaching Assistant, Modern U.S. History, Mississippi State University, Fall 2015

INTERNSHIP

2020     Editorial Assistant for Environmental History

2018-2019    Graduate Student Intern at the Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library and the Congressional and Political Research Center, Mississippi State University
DIGITAL HUMANITIES

2020- Documenting Grassroots Activism and Community Memory: The Black Lives Matter Protest March in Starkville (Co-PI with Dhanashree Thorat, Ph.D.)

SERVICE

2019  Assisted with Sensory History Workshop at Mississippi State University
2018  Assisted with the Second War World Research Group- North America
  Conference at Mississippi State University
2017   Processed parts of the Frank and Virginia Lincolniana Collection
2017   Processing in the Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library and the Political and
  Congressional Research Center

Research Interests

 

Publications

2021    “Disease Difference: Locality and Medical Education, 1800-1860” presented at American Association for the History Medicine, virtual (Madison, WI).  

2019  “From Hot Summers to the Cool Intellect of Ph.D. Students” presented at Graduate  Association for African-American History, Memphis, Tennessee.

2019   “Chemical Lands: A Roundtable” presented at Agricultural History Society,  Washington, D.C., along with Dr. David Vail, Dr. Amy Hay Dr. Frederick Davis, Dr.  Mark Hersey, and Dr. Pete Daniel.

2018 “Pesticides Now: Science, Mississippi, and Economics, 1930-1985” presented at the  Agricultural History Society, St. Petersburg, Florida.

2018 “Pesticides versus Environment: Mississippi’s Quest to Eradicate the Fire Ant, 1950- 1985,” presented at Southern History of Science and Technology Conference,  Starkville, Mississippi.

2018 “The Imported Fire Ant: Mississippi, Economics, and its People,” presented at  Southern Association for the History of Medicine and Science, Augusta, Georgia.

Honors & Awards

GRANTS, TRAVEL AWARDS, AND FELLOWSHIPS

2019               Travel Award from Mississippi State University to present at the Agricultural History Society in Washington, D.C. $1200.00 [$400 from the Department of History, $400 from the College of Arts and Sciences, $400 from The Graduate School]

2018               Travel Award from the Agricultural History Society to present my paper in St. Petersburg, Florida. $250.00

2018               Travel Award from Mississippi State University to present at the annual Southern Association for the History of Medicine in Augusta, Georgia. $250.00

Research Experience

SKILLS:

File Maker Pro
Cataloging Cultural Objects (CCO)
ScholarOne Manuscripts
Banner
Administrative Banner
Slate

LANGUAGE:

German (Reading and Writing Proficiency)

Professional Associations

Phi Alpha Theta
Southern Association for the History of Science

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