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Dr. Bronson Long

 

Associate Professor of History

Director of Global Initiatives and Study Abroad

Georgia Highlands College

3175 Cedartown Highway

Rome, GA 30161

Office: F-142a, Floyd campus

Office phone: 706-368-7618

E-mail: blong@highlands.edu

 

 
Research:
 
For more on my research, see my complete Curriculum Vitae below. 
 
Teaching:
 
Courses taught at Georgia Highlands College:
Western Civilization, American History, World Civilization
 

 

Schedule, Fall semester 2014

Office hours: Monday-Thursday, 12:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m., or by appointment

 

Class Schedule:

 

Mondays and Wednesdays:

 

H1121/F1, CRN# 80513, 8:00 a.m.-9:15 a.m., Lakeview 117

H1121/F2, CRN# 80514, 9:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m., Lakeview 117

 

Tuesdays and Thursdays:

 

H2112/F3, CRN# 80520, 8:00 a.m.-9:15 a.m., Lakeview 117

H1122/F1, CRN# 80515, 9:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m., Lakeview 117

 

 

 

CURRICULUM VITAE

 

Bronson Long

 

 

EDUCATION

 

Ph.D. History, Indiana University, August 2002-December 2007

Major: Modern European History, Concentration in French and German History

Minor: Modern Eastern European and Russian History

Outside Minor: Political Science

Dissertation: “The Saar dispute in Franco-German relations and European integration: French diplomacy, cultural politics and the construction of European identity in the Saar 1944-1957.” Committee: Carl Ipsen (chair), Mark Roseman, Irwin Wall, Rebecca Spang

 

M.A. History, The University of Georgia, August 1998-May 2000

Concentration: Modern European History

Thesis: “Charles de Gaulle, Konrad Adenauer and Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi: A Certain Carolingian Idea of Europe and the Emergence of European Interdependence, 1943-1963.” Directed by Professor John Morrow

 

B.A. History and French, cum laude, North Georgia College and State University, September 1994-June 1998

 

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS ABROAD

Attended seminar courses on the History of European integration, Université  de Cergy-Pontoise, Paris, France, September 2005-June 2006

German language student, Bildungswerk des Bielefelder Schulvereins (BiBiS), Bielefeld, Germany, Grundstufe III certificate awarded, September 2001-March 2002

High School Exchange student, Lycée Jean Guehenno, Flers, France, Baccalauréat exam in Philosophy (TA1) attempted, September 1993-June 1994

 

LANGUAGES

English (native speaker), French (fluent), German (very good), Italian, (reading knowledge), Spanish (beginner)

 

 

CURRENT RESEARCH

 

I have completed the process of transforming my dissertation into a publishable manuscript and have a book contract to publish it with Camden House press. I have tentatively titled this manuscript No easy occupation: French imperialism and nation-building in the German Saar, 1945-1959. It will examine French policy in the Saar after the Second World War and explore the reasons why France failed to convince Saarlanders to transform their territory into a new nation and the capital of European institutions instead of returning to Germany. 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Articles:

 

“Saarlanders into Germans: The role of football in the formation of national identity in post-war Europe”, Football Studies, October 2007

“Complicating Europe: Transatlantic relations and the origins of the Saar dispute 1944-1949”, Atlantic Affairs Journal, Spring 2007

 

Chapters in a volume:

 

“De-Prussianizing the Saar: Lessons from the Second World War and the French Path

 to European Integration,” in France and its Spaces of War: Experience, Memory, Image, ed. Patricia M. E. Lorcin and Daniel Brewer (New York, NY: Palgrave MacMillan, 2009), 87-101.

 

Reviews:

 

Review, together with Steve Blankenship, Jayme Feagin and Karen Huggin of Steven L. Danver, editor’s Popular Controversies in World History: Investigating History’s Intriguing Questions, four volumes, in Teach History-A Journal of Methods, Fall 2012.

Review of James M. Lang’s On Course: A Week-by-Week Guide to Your First Semester of College Teaching, in Teaching History-A Journal of Methods, Fall 2008.

 

CONFERENCE PAPERS

 

Georgia Conference on College and University Teaching, “One Topic, Multiple Perspectives: 

     The Case for Interdisciplinary Faculty Research & Teaching Groups,” Kennesaw, GA,

     February 2012

South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) convention, “Dealing with Trauma and 

     Reclaiming Their Selves: Women in the Francophone and Modern World,” Atlanta, GA,

     November 2011, panel commentator

Young Harris College History conference "Remembrances: Constructing Narratives of Wars of   

     the 19th and 20th centuries," Young Harris, GA, March 2011, "Remembering and Forgetting

     War: The German Saar under French occupation, 1945-1947," Won third prize for best paper

      at this conference

Southeastern World History Association annual conference, Kennesaw, GA, October 2010,

     “Saarlanders into Frenchmen? Memory and identity in the Saar, 1946-1947”

Georgia Association of Historians annual conference, Dahlonega, GA, February 2009,

    organized a panel entitled “Negotiating Identity at the Frontier of American Memory: From    

    the New South through the First World War” , presented paper “Mussolini’s gift to Rome,

    Georgia: The Capitoline Wolf and the projection of new identities”

Society for French Historical Studies annual conference, Houston, TX, March 2007,

     organized a panel entitled “Colonization or reconciliation?: French cultural policy in

     occupied Germany following the Second World War”, presented paper “Saarlanders

     into Europeans?: French cultural policies in the occupation of the Saar and in the

     attempt to make it Europe’s ‘District of Columbia’ 1945-1957”

Spaces of War: France and the Francophone World, Minneapolis, MN, October 2006,

     “De-Prussianizing the Saar: Lessons from the Second World War and the French Path

       to European Integration”

The Annual Paul Lucas Conference in History, Bloomington, IN, March 2005,

     “The Black Book of Communism Debate: Post-Communist Identity in Europe and

       Beyond”

The Annual Paul Lucas Conference in History, Bloomington, IN, April 2004,

     “Lebensraum Inverted: The Integration of Ethnic German Expellees and Refugees

      from Eastern Europe into West German Society, 1944-1960”

Memorial Conference for Prof. William B. Cohen, Bloomington, IN, December 2003, 

     “Confederation versus Integration: De Gaulle and the continuing debate over

      European unity”

 

AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS

 

External:

 

Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistantship (FLTA), Georgia Highlands College and Southern Polytechnic State University, co-authored successful grant application with Raj Sashti of Southern Polytechnic State University, grant for August 2011-May 2012

The American Council on Germany, Dr. Richard M. Hunt Fellowship, one month travel grant to Germany, May-June 2007

Bourse Chateaubriand (Sciences Sociales et Humaines), French Government Dissertation Fellowship, September 2005-June 2006

European Union travel grant (for MA thesis research in Paris), February 2000-March 2000

 

Internal:

 

Indiana University History Department Semester Dissertation Fellowship, August-December 2006 (declined)

William B. Cohen Memorial Fellowship, April 2006   

Indiana University Dissertation Grant-in-Aid, April 2005

Solt Travel Award, April 2005

 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

 

American Association of University Professors

American Historical Association

Society for French Historical Studies

Georgia Association of Historians

 

 

SERVICE

 

Service to the University System of Georgia:

 

Member of Executive Committee, Regents Academic Advisory Committee on History (RAACH), University System of Georgia, February 2010-Februrary 2013

Chairman, Regents Academic Advisory Committee on History (RAACH), University System of Georgia, February 2011-February 2012

Faculty reader, Études Historiques, undergraduate History journal for the University System of Georgia, February 2009-present

 

Service to Georgia Highlands College:

 

Director of Global Initiatives and Study Abroad, Georgia Highlands College, Formulated Study Abroad policies, Promoted Study Abroad trips, Fostered Global Awareness, June 2010-present

Representative from Georgia Highlands College to the System Council on International Education (SCIE) and University System of Georgia Study Abroad Committee, June 2010-present

Advisor, Phi Kappa Theta, September 2009-present

Member, tenure-track and lecturer History positions Search Committee, Georgia Highlands College, June-July 2010

Committee Chair, Search Committee, tenure-track History position, Georgia Highlands College, April-May 2009

Facilitator, History Assessment Team, Georgia Highlands College, September 2008-August 2010

Member, Web Management Committee, Georgia Highlands College, August 2008-August 2010

Member, Student Affairs Committee, Georgia Highlands College, August 2008-August 2010

Georgia Highlands College representative, Regents Academic Advisory Committee on History (RAACH), University System of Georgia, Georgia Highlands College representative, April 2008-present

Member, tenure-track History position Search Committee, Georgia Highlands College, April-May 2008

 

 

 

 

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