Jeremy Montgomery

Jeremy Montgomery

Jeremy Montgomery

Environmental History Editorial Assistant


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

Ph.D History (ABD), Mississippi State University, 2017-Present
M.A History, Mississippi State University, 2015-2016
B.A. History with a Minor in Biology, Xavier University of Louisiana, 2008-2012

Academic Career

Current Projects:

• Writing my dissertation tentatively titled, “Disease Difference: Medical Education, Locality, and the United States, 1800-1860”
• Member of Mississippi State’s COVID-19 Digital Humanities Project
• Environmental History Journal Editorial Assistant


Teaching Experience:

Mississippi State University, Teaching Assistant
Teaching Assistant, History of Technology in Six Objects, Fall 2019

Mississippi State University, Instructor-of-Record (Summer 2019)
5-week Summer Session, Mississippi History, online

Mississippi State University, Instructor-of-Record (Spring 2019)
Spring 2019, Mississippi History

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

Mississippi State University, Instructor-of-Record (Summer 2018)
5-week Summer Session, Modern United States History, 1877-Present

Mississippi State University, Teaching Assistantship Positions

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

Research Interests

United States History (Early and Modern)
African American History
History of Medicine
History of the Body
Medical Education
Race and Racism

Publications

 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.

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, Georgia.

 

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