Kathleen Sullivan-Thomas

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Kathleen Sullivan-Thomas

ISIS Editorial Assistant


Bio

Kathleen Sullivan-Thomas is a doctoral student working on the intersections between veterinary medicine and environmental thinking in mid twentieth-century America. Her current work emphasizes the relationship between human and animal medicine, but her larger project will consider the connections between wildlife conservation, human health, and the construction of disease-free domestic animal bodies.

Education

Ph.D. History, Mississippi State University, 2016 - current

M.A. History, Mississippi State University, 2014 - 2016

B.A. History, Mississippi College, 2010 - 2014
 

Academic Career

Teaching Assistant, Mississippi State University, Fall 2016

Adjunct Instructor, Mississippi College, Summer 2016

Teaching Assistant, Mississippi State University, Spring 2016

Teaching Assistant, Mississippi State University, Fall 2015

Teaching Assistant, Mississippi State University, Spring 2015

Teaching Assistant, Mississippi State University, Fall 2014

Publications

Research and Presentations
Panels Organized
2018- “Knowing Nature: An Interspecies Enterprise,” History of Science Society, Seattle, WA

Scholarly Presentations
“Going Wild: Disease and Wildlife in Mid-Twentieth Century America,” History of Science Society, Seattle, WA, 2018
“The Nature of the Beast: Vaccines and Zoonotic Disease in Mid-Twentieth Century America,” Society for the History of Technology, St. Louis, MO, 2018
“Wild Bodies in Wild Places: Veterinary Science and the Crafting of Wild Disease,” Agricultural History Society, St. Petersburg, FL, 2018
“Where the Wild Things Are: Equine Encephalitis and Wildlife in Mid-Twentieth Century America,” Southern Association for the History of Medicine and Science, Myrtle Beach, SC, 2017
“Out of the Wild: Animals, Disease, and the Environment in Mid-Twentieth Century America, Southern History of Science and Technology, Nashville, TN, 2017

Honors & Awards

Fellowship- Center for the History of Agriculture, Science, and Environment of the South, 2018-2019
Teaching Assistantship- Mississippi State Department of History, 2014-present

Courses Taught

Teaching Experience
Teaching Assistant
Fall 2014- Modern U.S. History: 1877-Present, Mississippi State University
Spring 2015- Modern U.S. History: 1877-Present, Mississippi State University
Fall 2015- Modern U.S. History: 1877-Present, Mississippi State University
Spring 2016- Pop Culture in U.S. History, Mississippi State University
Fall 2016-  Modern U.S. History: 1877-Present, Mississippi State University
Spring 2017- Race and the U.S. Color Line, Online, Mississippi State University
Instructor
Summer 2016- Modern U.S. History: Reconstruction to the Present, Mississippi College
Spring 2017- Modern U.S. History: 1877-Present, Online, Mississippi State University
Summer 2017- Modern U.S. History: 1877-Present, Mississippi State University
Spring 2018- Modern Western World, Online, Mississippi State University
Summer 2018- Modern U.S. History: 1877-Present, Mississippi State University
Fall 2018- Early Western World, Online, Mississippi State University

Professional Associations

History of Science Society
Society for the History of Technology
Agricultural History Society, Social Media and Website Management Assistant
Mississippi State University Gamma Nu Chapter, Phi Alpha Theta, President (2017-2018)

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