Dr. Vikki J. Vickers - Curriculum Vitae

Assistant Professor
Department of History
Weber State University
1205 University Circle
Ogden, UT  84408-1205
Office:  (801) 626-6712
vikkivickers@weber.edu

EDUCATION

Ph.D. in History; University of Missouri-Columbia, August 2002
            --supervised by Dr. John L. Bullion 

M.A. in History; University of Missouri-Columbia, May 1996
            --thesis entitled “The Origins of the Religious Beliefs of Thomas Paine”

B.A. in History; University of Missouri-Columbia, December 1993

PREVIOUS TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Assistant Professor of History, Middle Tennessee State University, 2002-2005

Teaching Fellow, University of Missouri-Columbia, 1999-2000.

Adjunct Faculty Instructor, Columbia College, Jefferson City, MO.  October 1998-1999.

COURSES

History 1700 – American Civilization
History 2700 --
U.S. History to Reconstruction
History 2710 --
U.S. History since Reconstruction
History 4010 -- Colonial
America (1400s-1763)
History 4020 -- The American Revolution (1763-1791)
History 3250 – Religion in American History
History 3030 – African American History

Topics Courses:

The American Revolution: America’s First War
The Social and Intellectual History of the American Revolution

PUBLICATIONS 

“My Pen and My Soul Have Ever Gone Together”: Thomas Paine and the American Revolution (Routledge Press), November 2005.

I am also under contract with Greenwood Press (Praeger Division) to write a book for a new series they are publishing.  The new series will be on Civil-Military Relations during all of the U.S. wars and I have been asked to write the inaugural volume on the American Revolution.   

SERVICE

Faculty Advisor for Phi Alpha Theta (National History Honors Society), Weber State            University
            --accompanied the Phi Alpha Theta College Bowl team to the Regional competition
                in
Tuscon, Arizona, February 23-25, 2006

Faculty Advisor for Delta Sigma Nu (African-American Students’ Honor Society), Weber State University

Major Fair, WSU

Weber State University History Fair, 2006

Holocaust Commemoration Committee, WSU

PRESENTATIONS/ CONFERENCES

Graduate School Panel, October 11, 2005 (with Susan Matt and Prasanna Reddy)

Weber Historical Society, October 17, 2005, “One God and No More:” The Strange Mission of  Thomas Paine”

Thomas Paine Symposium, October 21-22, 2005, San Diego State University.  I moderated a panel on Thomas Paine’s political and religious beliefs.

Weber State University, November 10, 2005, Stewart Library Special Collections, “My Pen and My Soul Have Ever Gone Together”: Thomas Paine and the American Revolution

Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference, University of Utah, April 22, 2006, Moderator of a Panel on the Cold War in U.S. History


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