Jeanette Keith

Professor of History

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Bloomsburg, PA 17815

jkeith@bloomu.edu

Education:

                    Doctor of Philosophy, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, 1990

                    Master of Arts, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, Tennessee, 1982

Employment:

1989 to present, professor of history, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.

                    1994-1997, Honors Director, Bloomsburg University

Classes:

Currently teaching: U.S. Womenís History; Old South/New South; Shaping of Contemporary America, 1896-1941; U.S. History Survey, 1877-present. Have taught US History Survey, Colonial Period to 1877; Civil War and Reconstruction; U.S. Social History; Topics course, Church and State in America.

Publications, selected:

                     Rich Man's War, Poor Man's Fight: Race, Class and Power in the Rural South During the First World War.  Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004.

                      The South, A Concise History, Vols. I and II. Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 2002.

"The Politics of Southern Draft Resistance, 1917-1918: Class, Race and Conscription in the Rural South," Journal of American History 87 (March 2001) 1335-1361. (Winner of Binkley-Stephenson Prize)

Tennesseans and Their History, with Stephen Ash and Paul Bergeron. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1999.

Country People in the New South: Tennesseeís Upper Cumberland. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1995.

Papers Presented, selected:

"The Surveillance State in the Rural South, 1917-1918," Southern Historical Association, 2001.

"Donít Want to Fight: Class and Conscription in the Rural South During World War I," Social Science History Association, 1997.

Roundtable Session, "After the Market: Perspectives in the New Rural History," Social Science History Association, October 1996.

"Heavenís Just a Sin Away: Sin and Guilt in American Country Music," Mid-Atlantic American Cultural Association/Popular Culture Association conference, Syracuse, New York, November, 1995

"Salvaging Patriarchy: Women, Religion and Economic Change in Rural Tennessee," American Historical Association, 1991.

"Egg Money: Farm Women, Market Agriculture and Extension Agents in Rural Tennessee, 1890-1929," 47th Professional Agricultural Workers Conference at Tuskegee University, 1989.

"The Social Background of the 1925 Tennessee Monkey Law: Education Reform and Local Reaction in Rural Tennessee," History of Education Society, 1988.

Grants and Fellowships, selected:

                    National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for College Teachers, 1999-2000.

                    Visiting Fellow, Yale Agrarian Studies Program, 1999-2000

                    National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend, 1997

                     State System of Higher Education Faculty Professional Development Grant, 1997