Scott Wooley

Scott Wooley

Scott Wooley

Bio

I am a fifth year Ph.D. student with a focus on immigration, agriculture, and food history. My dissertation research focuses on the assimilation experiences of German immigrants to the Upper Midwest during the nineteenth century through the spread and acceptance of their food.

Education

B.A. in History from Michigan State University
Ph.D. in progress at Mississippi State

Research Interests

Immigration History
Agricultural History
Food History
German History

Publications

Conference Presentation:

“Growing Trust: Scientists, Farmers, and the Creation of Farmers’ Institutes in Michigan,” presented at the Annual Meeting of the Agricultural History Society in Washington, D.C., June 6-8 (organized panel Who Knows Best? Interactions Between Farmer Communities and Expert Institutions)

Courses Taught

Teaching Experience:
Teaching Assistant, HI 1073 Modern U.S. History Fall 2017
Teaching Assistant, HI 1073 Modern U.S. History Spring 2018
Teaching Assistant, HI 1063 Early U.S. History Fall 2018
Teaching Assistant, HI 1013 History of Technology Spring 2019
• Guest lecture, “Plants as Technology: Selective Breeding and Genetic Modification in Agriculture”
Teaching Assistant, HI 3773 The Holocaust Fall 2019
Teaching Assistant, HI 1223 Modern Western World Spring 2020
• Guest lecture, “The Thirty Years’ War”
Instructor, HI 1063 Early U.S. History Maymester 2020
Instructor, HI 1073 Modern U.S. History Fall 2020
Instructor, HI 1213 Early Western World & HI 1223 Modern Western World Spring 2021
Instructor, HI 1063 Early U.S. History Summer 2021

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