Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

Andrew D. Devenney
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858
Email: deven1ad@yahoo.com

Education

2007: PhD, Transnational and Comparative History, Central Michigan University (Mount Pleasant, MI) / University of Strathclyde (Glasgow, Scotland)

2001: MA, Transnational and Comparative History, Central Michigan University / University of Strathclyde

1998: BS, History and English, Central Michigan University

Academic Appointments

2013-2014: Lecturer, Department of Academic Advising and Assistance, Central Michigan University
2009-2012: Visiting Assistant Professor of World History, Grand Valley State University (Allendale, MI)
2008-2009: Visiting Assistant Professor of World History, Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, MI)
2007-2008: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Center for Transnational and Comparative History, Central Michigan University
2006-2007: Instructor of History, Central Michigan University
2005-2006: instructor of History, Saginaw Valley State University (University Center, MI)
2004-2013: Adjunct Instructor, Mid Michigan Community College (Harrison, MI)

Publications

Refereed Articles
“Joining Europe: Ireland, Scotland, and the Celtic Response to European Integration, 1961-1975,” Journal of British Studies 49, no.1 (January 2010): 97-116. (pdf)

“A Unique and Unparalleled Surrender of Sovereignty: Early Opposition to European Integration in Ireland, 1961-1972,” New Hibernia Review / Iris Éireannach Nua 12, no.4 (Winter 2008): 15-32. (pdf)

“Regional Resistance to European Integration: The Case of the Scottish National Party, 1961-1972,” Historical Social Research / Historische Sozialforschung 33, no.3 (2008): 319-345. (pdf)

Book Reviews and Other Essays
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Follow-up on Playful Historical Thinking Class Experiment,” Play the Past, January 24, 2012.

Experimenting with Playful Historical Thinking in the Classroom,” Play the Past, September 20, 2011.

Murray Pittock, The Road to Independence?: Scotland since the Sixties, in Journal of British Studies 49, no.3 (July 2010): 726-727.

Jack R. Westbrook, Central Michigan University, in The Michigan Historical Review 34, no. 1 (Spring 2008): 169-170.

Walter van Gerven. The European Union: A Polity of States and Peoples. H-German, H-Net Reviews, February 2008 (URL).

The Home Front Encyclopedia: United States, Britain, and Canada in World Wars I and II. James Ciment and Thaddeus Russell, eds. New York: ABC-CLIO, 2006. Entries on “UK Trade Unions, WWI” and “UK Mobilization, WWII.”

Richard K. Herrmann, Thomas Risse, and Marilynn B. Brewer, eds. Transnational Identities: Becoming European in the EU. H-German, H-Net Reviews, March 2005 (URL).

Works in Preparation
America: From the Ground Up (co-writer with Lemont Dobson and Randall Fuller, documentary television series airing on PBS stations in the US, forthcoming 2014 — series website)

“The Last Shrill Caoin of the Béal Bocht: The 1972 EEC Referendum in Ireland” (journal article, in preparation)

“Scotland in Europe?: The 1975 British EEC Referendum in Scotland” (journal article, in preparation)

The Ghost State: European Integration and Struggles over Space and Place in Europe, 1950 to the Present (long-term research project)

Professional Activities

Papers Presented
“The 1962 Wolfe Affair: Exploring Nationalist Networking in the British Isles,” American Conference for Irish Studies — Midwest Regional, Marquette University (Milwaukee, Wisconsin), October 2012.

“Locating European Spaces in the British Isles since 1945: Some Problems and Considerations,” Northeast Conference on British Studies, Boston College (Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts), November 2008.

“One Britain, One Europe, One World: Arthur Woodburn and the Last Throes of Socialist Internationalism in Scotland, 1960-1970,” Midwest Conference on British Studies, Wright State University (Dayton, Ohio), September 2007.

“Nationalism and European Integration: Scotland, Ireland, and the Making of an Anti-EEC Public Sphere, 1961-1975”, Midwest Conference on British Studies, Indiana University-Purdue University (Indianapolis, Indiana), October 2006.

“’A very black shadow indeed’: Public Debate in Scotland over Britain’s 1961 Application to Join the EEC”, Midwest Conference on British Studies, University of Notre Dame (South Bend, Indiana), September 2005.

“’A Unique and Unparalleled Surrender of Sovereignty’: Early Irish Euro-skepticism and the EEC Debate, 1968-1972”, DCU Research Office Seminar Series, Dublin City University, April 2005.

“Beyond the Mandarins: The Regional Approach to European Integration in the British Isles,” Graduate Seminar Series, Central Michigan University, November 2003.

Professional Talks
Cake or Death?: A Personal Look at Embracing the Academic Digital Life,” Faculty History Colloquium, Department of History, Grand Valley State University, March 2011.

Other Conference Activities
Participant, The Humanities and Technology (THAT) Camp AHA, 5 January 2012 at 126th Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association (Chicago, Illinois).

Participant, The Humanities and Technology (THAT) Camp Great Lakes, 30 April-1 May 2011 at Michigan State University (East Lansing, Michigan).

Commentator, “Bloody Britannia” Panel, 3rd Annual Graduate Student History Conference, 15-16 April 2010 at Central Michigan University.

Co-Organizer (with Prof. Eric A. Johnson), CMU Graduate History Colloquium, 3-4 April 2008 at Central Michigan University.

Editorial Work
Journal Editorial Board: Transnational Subjects: History, Society, and Culture (2010-present)

Manuscript Reviews, Palgrave Macmillan (2013), Oxford University Press (2012), Journal of British Studies (2009); New Hibernia Review/Iris Éireannach Nua (2007).

Textbook Reviews, Oxford University Press (2012, 2010); Prentice Hall/Pearson (2010); W.W. Norton (2008); McGraw-Hill (2005).

Managing Editor (2001-2002), Peace and Change: A Journal of Peace Research

Awards

Grand Valley State University
Fall 2010: Scholarly Travel Grant, Center for Scholarly and Creative Excellence

The J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board
2004-2005: US Fulbright Grant to Ireland

Central Michigan University
Fall 2005: Graduate Publication and Presentation Grant, College of Graduate Studies
Spring 2004: Dissertation Research Support Grant, College of Graduate Studies
Spring 2004: Dean’s Development Fund Research Grant, College of Humanities, Social, and Behavioral Sciences
Spring 2003: J.D. Smith Graduate Student Award, Dept. of History
2002-2003: Doctoral Research Fellowship, Dept. of History
2000-2001: Graduate Research Fellowship, Dept. of History
Fall 1999: Graduate Publication and Presentation Grant, College of Humanities, Social, and Behavioral Sciences
1999-2000: John E. Warriner Scholarship, College of Humanities, Social, and Behavioral Sciences (also awarded in 2002-2003 and 2003-2004)

Classes Taught

Grand Valley State University
Introduction to World Civilizations
Introduction to European Civilizations
World History to 1500
Europe since World War II (Advanced Undergraduate)

Western Michigan University
Modern Western World
World History to 1500 (Advanced Undergraduate)
Europe since 1945 (Advanced Undergraduate)

Central Michigan University
College Learning Strategies
Development of Western Civilization I (Teaching Assistant)
Development of Western Civilization II (Teaching Assistant)
US History since 1865
Nazi Germany and the Holocaust (Teaching Assistant)
The Craft of History (Advanced Undergraduate)
Britain since 1689 (Advanced Undergraduate)
Germany since 1870 (Advanced Undergraduate)
Rebuilding Europe: Ideology, Integration, and the Origins of the Cold War, 1945-1953 (Senior Research Seminar)
Tudor England (Graduate Course)
Europe, 1914-1945 (Graduate Course)

Saginaw Valley State University
World History to 1500
World History since 1500
Intro to Historical Study
Survey of European History

Mid Michigan Community College
Introduction to Western Civilization I (Online)
Introduction to Western Civilization II (Regular and Online)
United States to 1877 (Regular and Online)
History of Michigan (Regular and Online)

Professional Associations

American Conference for Irish Studies
American Historical Association
North American Conference on British Studies