ALLAN M. WINKLER


Department of History
Miami University
Oxford, Ohio 45056
Telephone: 513/529-5132
Fax: 513/529-3224
E-mail: winkleam@muohio.edu
Home Page:
http://www.users.muohio.edu/winkleam/amw.htm

925 Cedar Drive
Oxford, Ohio 45056
Telephone: 513/523-2993
Fax: 513/529-3224
Cell: 513/593-0348



Education

    Ph.D., Yale University, 1974
    M.Phil., Yale University, 1972
    M.A., Columbia University, 1967
    B.A. (magna cum laude), Harvard University, 1966

Employment

    2000-pres.: Distinguished Professor of History, Miami University
    1986-1999: Professor of History (Chair: 1986-1995), Miami University

    2004 (Fall): Visiting Professor for Tanzania Program, Earlham College
    1999 (Fall): Visiting Professor for Kenya Program, Earlham College
    1995-1996: Visiting Professor of History, University of Nairobi, Kenya
    1981-1986: Associate Professor of History, University of Oregon
    1984-1985: John Adams Professor of American Civilization, University of Amsterdam
    1979-1981: Assistant Professor of History, University of Oregon
    1978-1979: Bicentennial Professor of American Studies, Helsinki University
    1975-1978: Assistant Professor of History, Yale University
    1974-1975: Instructor of History, Yale University
    1973-1974: Acting Instructor of History, Yale University
    1967-1969: Peace Corps Volunteer, The Philippines

Teaching Awards

  • Distinguished Teacher Award for Excellence in Graduate Education and Mentoring, Miami University, August 2008
  • Outstanding Teacher Award, Ohio Academy of History, 2000
  • Distinguished Educator Award, College of Arts and Science, Miami University, 1998
  • Outstanding Teaching Award, Associated Student Government, Miami University, 1987-1988
  • Selection as one of the Top Twelve Teachers in Yale College, 1977-1978

Other Awards and Prizes

  • Recipient of Miami University's Benjamin Harrison Medallion "For Outstanding Contributions to Education of the Nation," 2007
  • Award of a Miami University Alumni Enrichment Grant, 1999
  • Award of a Senior Fulbright Lectureship at the University of Nairobi, Kenya, 1995-1996
  • Award of an American Council on Education Fellowship, 1991-1992, taken at the University of Cincinnati
  • Award of an American Council of Learned Societies Travel Grant, 1988, for travel to and from Germany, for the meeting of the European Association for American Studies
  • Award from GTE Foundation Lectureship Program to run a lecture series on the nuclear age, 1988
  • Award of a Fulbright Chair in The Netherlands, 1984-1985
  • Award of an Oregon Committee for the Humanities Summer Research Fellowship, 1984
  • Award of a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, 1981-1982
  • Award of an American Council of Learned Societies Travel Grant, 1982, for travel to and from France, for the meeting of the European Association for American Studies
  • Award of a Fulbright Travel Grant, 1978-1979, for travel to and from Finland
  • Award of a Mellon Fellowship at the Aspen Institute for Humanistic Studies, 1978
  • Award of a Travel Grant from the American Philosophical Scieity, 1977, for research
  • Award of a University of Oregon Summer Research Fellowship, 1980

Other Positions

  • Founding Director of the Miami University Humanities Center, 2008-2011
  • Research Fellow in the American Studies Programme at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand, January-May 2004
  • One of Lead Faculty Members at Salzburg Seminar on American Approaches to Europe and Beyond, October 26-30, 2007
  • Lead Faculty Member at Salzburg Seminar on Media Politics and Political Leadership, October 20-27, 2000
  • Lead Faculty Member at Salzburg Seminar on American Immigration, October 3-9, 1998
  • Guest Editor, Issue on the "World War II Homefront," Organization of American Historians Magazine of History, Spring 2002
  • Member of the American Historical Association, the Organization of American Historians & the American Studies Association (Member of AHA Committee on the Congressional Fellowship, 1982-1984; Member of AHA Local Arrangements Committee, 1988; Member of AHA Committee on International Historical Activities, 1991-1994; Member of AHA Review Committee on Graduate Education, 2001--; Member of OAH Membership Committee, 1983-1984; Member of OAH International Committee, 1997-2002 (Chair, 2000-2001); OAH Distinguished Lecturer, 2001--; Member of ASA International Committee, 1997-2000; Chair of ASA Program Committee for 1991 Annual Conference; Chair of ASA John Hope Franklin Prize Committee for 1994)
  • Chair of the Scandinavian Committee for the Council for International Exchange of Scholars, 1987-1991
  • Consultant to ThinkTV (Dayton) for "20th Century Interactive" curriculum unit, 2000-2002
  • Consultant to the College Board, 1987-1992
  • Consultant to the Educational Testing Service, 1992-2001
  • Consultant to the Media Division of the National Endowment for the Humanities, 1987, 1999
  • Consultant to the Division of Research Programs (Editions) of the National Endowment for the Humanities, 1992
  • Consultant to the Division of Preservation and Access of the National Endowment for the Humanities, 1996
  • Consultant to the National Humanities Center, North Carolina, 1990-1994
  • Consultant to the United States Holocaust Memorial Council for a project on Nazi Book Burning and Its Consequences, 1988-1989
  • Consultant to ABC News Productions for a program on "The White House Goes to War," 2003
  • Grader in American History, Advanced Placement Program, 1976-1990
  • Author of $300,000 NEH grant to Miami University to create a Distinguished Teaching Professorship, 1990
  • Author of statewide Report on Faculty Workload for the Ohio Board of Regents, 1992
  • Board Member of the ALSOS Digital Library for Nuclear Issues, 2001--
  • Member of the Ohio Humanities Council, 2000-- (Chairman 2003-2005)
  • Member of the North Central evaluation team for Talawanda High School (Oxford), 1992
  • Member of Editorial Advisory Board, Pakistan Journal of American Studies, 1993
  • Member of Phi Beta Kappa
  • Member of Phi Kappa Phi
  • Member of the Literary Club (Cincinnati)
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Hillel Foundation, Miami University, 1988-1991
  • Instructor, Cincinnati Reform Jewish High School, 1989, 1990
  • Instructor, Institute for Learning in Retirement (Oxford, Ohio), 1999, and frequent guest speaker, 2001-2006

Publications: Books

  • “To Everything There Is a Season”: Pete Seeger and the Power of Song . Oxford University Press, 2009. (Paperback edition in 2010.)
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Making of Modern America. Longman, 2005. (SourceBooks Weekend Biographies edition 2006.)
  • Uncertain Safari: Kenyan Encounters and African Dreams. Hamilton Books, University Press of America, 2004.
  • Postwar United States, 1946-1968, Volume IX of Encyclopedia of American History, under the general editorship of Gary B. Nash. Facts on File, 2003.
  • The Cold War. Oxford University Press, 2000. (Named one of the year's notable books by the National Council for the Social Studies and the Children's Book Council.)
  • Life Under a Cloud: American Anxiety about the Atom. Oxford University Press, 1993. Revised papberback edition published by the University of Illinois Press, 1999. (Translated into Japanese as Amerikajin No Kaku Ishiki, 1999.)
  • America: Pathways to the Present. (Co-author with Andrew R. L. Cayton and Elisabeth Israels Perry) Prentice Hall, 1994, 2nd ed. 1996, 3rd ed. 1998, 4th ed. 2000, 5th ed. 2003.
  • Cassie's War (a novel for children). Royal Fireworks Press, 1994.
  • The American People: Creating a Nation and a Society. (Co-author with Gary Nash, Julie Jeffrey, John Howe, Peter Frederick, and Allen Davis) Harper & Row, 1986, 2nd ed. 1990, 3rd. ed. 1994, 4th ed. (now published by Addison Wesley Longman) 1998, 5th ed. 2000, 6th ed. 2004, 7th ed. 2006, Vango ed. 2009; Brief eds. 1992, 1996, 1999, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2008, 2011..
  • The Recent Past: Readings on America Since World War II (editor). Harper and Row, 1989. (Translated into Rumanian as Trecutul Apropiat: Eseuri i Documente Despre America De Dup Cel De Al Doilea R zboi Mondial, Editura Dacia, 1996.
  • Home Front, U.S.A.: America during World War II. Harlan Davidson, 1986, 2nd ed. 2000.
  • Modern America: The United States from World War II to the Present. Harper & Row, 1985. (Translated into Swedish as Förenta Staternas Historia efter 1945, Esselte Studium, 1989)
  • The Politics of Propaganda: The Office of War Information, 1942-1945. Yale University Press, 1978.

Publications: Scholarly Articles

  • "1941-1950." In A Companion to 20th Century America, edited by Stephen J. Whitfield, Blackwell Publishing Limited, 2004.
  • "Transculturations: American Studies in a Globalizing World." In Amerikastudien/American Studies, Winter 2002.
  • "The Chimera of Nuclear Power." In The Nuclear Age, edited by Shane J. Maddock, Houghton Mifflin Company, 2001.
  • "The Office of War Information." In Eleanor Roosevelt Encyclopedia, edited by Maureen H. Beseley and Holly C. Shulman, Greenwood Press, 2001.
  • "The Post-Cold War Era." In Oxford Companion to United States History, edited by Paul Boyer, 2001.
  • "Robert M. LaFollette." In Oxford Companion to United States History, edited by Paul Boyer, 2001.
  • "Civil Defense." In Oxford Companion to United States History, edited by Paul Boyer, 2001.
  • "The 1960s and 1970s." In Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History, edited by Mary Kupiec Cayton and Peter Williams, Charles Scribner's Sons, 2001.
  • "The Bicentennial Chair." In Roots and Renewal: Writings by Bicentennial Fulbright Professors, edited by Mark Shackleton and Maarika Toivonen, Renvall Institute (Helsinki, Finland), 2001.
  • "1941-1950." In Blackwell Companion to 20th Century America, edited by Stephen J. Whitfield, forthcoming.
  • "Civil Defense." In The Encyclopedia of Urban America: The Cities and Suburbs, edited by Neil Larry Shumsky, ABC-CLIO, 1999.
  • "To Helsinki and Beyond: An American Studies Odyssey." In In Search of a Continent, edited by Mikko Saikku, Maarika Toivonen, and Mikko Toivonen, Renvall Institute for Area and Cultural Studies (Helsinki, Finland), 1999.
  • "Historians and the Holocaust." In People of the Book: Thirty Scholars Reflect on Their Jewish Identity, edited by Shelley Fisher Fishkin and Jeffrey Rubin-Dorsky, Univerersity of Wisconsin Press, 1996.
  • "Modern America." (Chapter 8 in a revised version of An Outline of American History, originally prepared by Wood Gray and Richard Hofstadter and first revised by Keith W. Olson and D. Steven Endsley). United States Information Agency, 1994.
  • "The 'Atom' and American Life." The History Teacher, May 1993.
  • "The Nuclear Age." In Encyclopedia of American Social History, edited by Mary Kupiec Cayton, Elliott Gorn, and Peter Williams, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1993.
  • "Modern America: The 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s" In Encyclopedia of American Social History, edited by Mary Kupiec Cayton, Elliott Gorn, and Peter Williams, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1993.
  • "The Nuclear Question." In American Choices: Social Dilemmas and Public Policy Since 1960, edited by Robert H. Bremner, Gary W. Reichard, and Richard J. Hopkins. Ohio State University Press, 1986.
  • "Harry S Truman and Leadership in the Atomic Age." In Power and Responsibility: Case Studies of Leadership in American Life, edited by David M. Kennedy and Michael E. Parrish. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1986.
  • "American Hopes and Fears in the Nuclear Age." In Sweet Reason: A Journal of Ideas, History and Culture. Oregon Committee for the Humanities, Fall, 1986.
  • "Public Opinion." In Encylopedia of American Political History, edited by Jack P. Greene. Charles P. Scribner's Sons. 1985. Reprinted in a set of background readings to accompany Karen O Connor and Larry J. Sabato, American Government: Roots and Reform, Macmillan, forthcoming.
  • "A Forty Year History of Civil Defense." Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, June-July 1984.
  • "American Opposition to Imperialism During World War II." In Eagle against Empire, edited by Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones and Serge Ricard. The University of Provence Press, 1983.
  • "The Office of War Information." In Government Agencies, edited by Donald R. Whitnah. Greenwood Press, 1983.
  • "Lewis Lorwin." In Biographical Dictionary of Internationalists, edited by Warren F. Kuehl. Greenwood Press, 1983.
  • "The Philadelphia Transit Strike of 1944." Journal of American History, June 1972.
  • "Ulrich Bonnell Phillips: A Reappraisal." The South Atlantic Quarterly, Spring 1972.
  • "Lyman Beecher and the Temperance Crusade." Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol, December 1972.
  • "Drinking on the American Frontier." Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol, June 1968.

Publications: Popular Articles

  • “South Africa: Engendering a Powerful Sense of Hope.” International Educator, May-June 2009.
  • “Chaos in Kenya.” International Herald Tribune, Janaury 20, 2008.
  • “The World War II Home Front.” History Now: American History Online (Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History), December 2007.
  • "Striking a Historical Note." Chronicle of Higher Education, November 25, 2005.
  • "Climbing Kilimanjaro." International Educator. March-April, 2005
  • "Catch a Rising Democratic Star." Boston Globe. July 30, 2004.
  • "Grading Biased." The Press (Christchurch, New Zealand). May 3, 2004.
  • "A Damaging Warning." International Herald Tribune. July 19-20, 2003.
  • "Americans in Vietnam, Disturbed and Heartened." Chronicle of Higher Education.
    April 18, 2003.
  • "From liberty cabbage to liberating Iraq." Boston Sunday Globe. March 9, 2003.
    "Panic Is Worse Today Than It Was in Past." Newsday. October 21, 2001.
  • "Helsinki Diary." American Studies Association Newsletter. December 2000.
  • "African Diary." Co-authored with Sara J. Penhale. International Educator. Fall 2000.
  • "American Studies in East Africa." American Studies Association Newsletter. June 2000.
  • "At a Castle in Salzburg, a Global Exchange of Ideas." Chronicle of Higher Education. February 19, 1999.
  • "Jewish community in Nairobi, Kenya, still flourishing today." The American Israelite. August 13, 1998.
  • "Recognize Africa's Importance." The Nation (Nairobi). March 31, 1998.
  • "A Forest Safari." Co-authored with Sara J. Penhale. The Cincinnati Enquirer. July 6, 1997.
  • "How We Can Help African Universities." Chronicle of Higher Education. March 14, 1997
  • "The United Kenya Club." Booklet published in Nairobi. October 1996.
  • "US insights into power transfer." The People (Nairobi). June 28-July 4, 1996.
  • "Tooling Around on the Tarmac." Auto News (Nairobi). June/July 1996.
  • "Climbing Mt. Kenya." Pinedale Roundup (Wyoming). May 2, 1996.
  • "University don assesses value of political dissent." The Nation (Nairobi). April 6, 1996.
  • "I'm eager to see this rally." Auto News (Nairobi). March/April 1996.
  • "Breakdown -- A short story (with a moral)." Auto News (Nairobi). January/February 1996.
  • "Freedom of the Press an American Experience." The Nation (Nairobi). January 22, 1996.
  • "Woes of growing up as a mixed-race child." The Nation (Nairobi). November 5, 1995.
  • "Impact of public protest over new nuclear threat." The Nation (Nairobi). September 23, 1995.
  • "Mushrooming Anger." The Times Higher Education Supplement. December 16, 1994.
  • "Centre of Attention." The Times Higher Education Supplement. April 15, 1994.
  • "Keep Pressing for Arms Control." The Chronicle of Higher Education. May 19, 1993.
  • "The Faculty Workload Question." Change. July-August 1992.
  • "Explaining What Professors Do With Their Time." The Chronicle of Higher Education. July 15, 1992.
  • "Conquering Kilimanjaro a peak experience." The Cincinnati Enquirer. February 9, 1992.
  • "Space on the drawing board." The Times Higher Education Supplement. December 20, 1991.
  • "Pearl Harbor Was Relatively Insignificant." The Chronicle of Higher Education. December 4, 1991.
  • "The Struggle for Power." The Times Higher Education Supplement. August 23, 1991.
  • "The Queen City and World War II." In Queen City Heritage (journal of the Cincinnati Historical Society), Spring 1991.
  • "A Poison Promise Made Real." The Times Higher Education Supplement. March 8, 1990.
  • "Bar Mitzvah Boy Comes of Age." The American Israelite. May 24, 1990.
  • "Commuting." Cincinnati Magazine. December 1989.
  • "Fatman and the American Dream." The Times Higher Education Supplement. October 13, 1989.
  • "From Second Rate to White House." The Times Higher Education Supplement. October 7, 1988.
  • "The Atom and American Life." In American Culture: Creolized, Creolizing, edited by Erik Åsard. Uppsala University, 1988.
  • "Tradition and Change: The American Response." Middle States Council for the Social Studies Journal. Fall 1988.
  • "Ragtime and the United States before World War I."In E. L. Doctorow: A Democracy of Perception, edited by Herwig Friedl and Dieter Schulz. Die Blaue Eule, 1988.
  • "The Nuclear Landscape: Fallout Shelters in the Fifties." In Ten Years of American Studies: The Helsinki Experience, edited by Markku Henriksson. Suomen Historiallinen Seura, 1987.
  • "The College Board's 'camp' for historians." The Cincinnati Post. June 23, 1987.
  • "Anti-Americanism: A Personal and Historical Perspective." In Anti-Americanism in Europe, edited by Rob Kroes and Maarten van Rossem. Free University Press, 1986.
  • "Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow: Where Are We Going? Where Have We Been?" In Dimensions in American Studies, edited by John D. Hopkins. University of Tampere. 1986.
  • "Digging In or Digging Out?" The Times Higher Education Supplement. July 22, 1983.
  • "Grading the AP Exam." AHA Perspectives. January 1983.
  • "Abundance and Austerity in Twentieth Century America: An Historical Perspective." In Sweet Reason: Oregon Essays, Issue 1. Oregon Committee for the Humanities, 1982.
  • "Laying Bare the Beginnings of the Atomic Age." The Times Higher Education Supplement. September 17, 1982.
  • "Day Care and Me." Cincinnati Magazine. January 1988.
  • A dozen articles in Helsingin Sanomat (Finland), Tampereen Aamulehti (Finland), and Haarlems Dagblad (The Netherlands), 1979-1985.
  • Approximately 45 columns on the Op-Ed Page, Eugene Register-Guard, between 1979 and 1986.
  • Half a dozen columns on the Op-Ed page, Portland Oregonian, between 1980 and 1984.
  • Regular contributions to The Cincinnati Post. Essays currently appear every 2 weeks.
  • Occasional contributions in The Cincinnati Enquirer and The Dayton Daily News.
  • Regular commentaries on WGUC (public radio station), 1987-1988.
  • Regular commentaries on WMUB (public radio station), 1990-2007.
  • Regular contributions to the History News Network.
  • Regular contributions to the History News Service.
  • Regular contributions to Talking History.

Publications: Reviews

    Reviews in The Chronicle of Higher Education, American Historical Review, Journal of American History, The Historian, Reviews in American History, The Public Historian, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Science, Historical Journal of Film, Radio, and Television, Arizona and the West, Physics Today, ISIS, Business History Review, Law and History Review, Diplomatic History, Journal of Policy History, Journal of American Ethnic History, The Journal of Interdisciplinary History, Ohio History,The Times Higher Education Supplement, Los Angeles Times, American Jewish Archives Journal, Environmental History, Pacific Northwest Quarterly, Journal of Cold War Studies, African American Review, Left Review, Presidential Studies Quarterly, and North Carolina Historical Review between 1976 and 2007.

Papers Given

  • “’To Everything There Is a Season’: Pete Seeger and the Power of Song.” The 12 th Maple Leaf and Eagle Conference, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland, May 7, 2008.
  • "Pete Seeger and the Power of Song," Australia and New Zealand American Studies Association Conference on “Performers, Practitioners and Audiences in American Studies,” Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, July 12, 2006.
  • "Urban America in World War II: Cincinnati as an Example." Conference on Kharkiv and Cincinnati: Parallel Cities, Different Paths in the 19th and 20th Centuries. V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Kharkiv, Ukraine. June 19, 2002.
  • "Analyzing Primary Sources to Gain Perspectives on the Cold War." Annual Conference of the National Council for the Social Studies. San Antonio, Texas. November 17, 2000.
  • "Transculturations: American Studies in a Globalizing World: The Globalizing World in American Studies." American Studies Association Convention. Detroit, Michigan. October 12, 2000.
  • "Patterns of Social and Political Change in Postwar America." The Eighth Biennial Maple Leaf and Eagle Conference for North American Studies. Helsinki, Finland. September 12, 2000.
  • "Why Study History? To Understand Its Lasting Impact." Northeast Regional Conference on the Social Studies." Boston Massachusetts. March 3, 1999.
  • "Social History, Political History, and the American Past." Annual Conference of the National Council for the Social Studies. Anaheim, California. November 22, 1998.
  • "Migration and Multiculturalism in America Today." Maple Leaf and Eagle Conference. Helsinki, Finland. May 14, 1998.
  • "The Information Superhighway." Sixth American Studies Colloquium, Egerton University, Nakuru, Kenya. July 11, 1997.
  • "The History and Philosophy of American Studies." Launching Conference for the Kenya American Studies Section of the Kenya United States Association. Nairobi, Kenya. April 11, 1996.
  • "Contemporary Issues in America: An American Studies Perspective." Workshop for the Kenya American Studies Section of the Kenya United States Association. Nairobi, Kenya. December 7, 1995.
  • "The History of Media Diplomacy: Selected Case Studies." Workshop on National Image Management and Strategies for Media Diplomacy." Nairobi, Kenya. September 21, 1995.
  • "The Post-Cold War Era: Africa in the World Context." Firth American Studies Association of East Africa Conference." Jinja, Uganda. July 18, 1995.
  • "East-West Relations in the Contemporary World." Sixth Tampere Conference on North American Studies. Tampere, Finland. April 22, 1995.
  • "The 1994 Elections: A Turning Point in History." Tennessee Council for the Social Studies State Social Studies Conference. Gatlinburg, Tennessee. April 7, 1995
  • "Turning Points in United States History." Annual Conference of the National Council for the Social Studies. November 21, 1994.
  • "Images of American Life: Posters and Pictures for Classroom Use." Japanese Association for American Studies Conference. Tokyo, Japan. April 3, 1994.
  • "Cultural Transformations: The Fulbright Program and American Studies." American Studies Association Convention. Boston, Massachusetts. November 5, 1993.
  • "Faculty Workload: Balancing External Expectations and Institutional Responsibilities." American Association for Higher Education National Conference. March 16, 1993
  • "The Organization of Interdisciplinary Study." American Studies Association Convention. Costa Mesa, California. November 5, 1992."The Atom and American Life." Organization of American Historians Convention. Chicago, Illinois. April 2, 1992.
  • "The Nuclear Question in the Nineties." Tampere American Studies Conference. Finland. April 19, 1991.
  • "Radiation: Promise and Peril in the Late Victorian Age." European Association for American Studies Conference. London, England. April 10, 1990.
  • "The History Classroom and Curriculum: Reflections on Changing Times." Conference on Gender Roles in an Academic Culture. Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana. March 30, 1990.
  • "From World War II to George Bush." Ohio Academy of History. Columbus, Ohio. April 22, 1989.
  • "Nuclear Weapons and American Culture: An Overview." Conference on Nuclear Weapons and American Culture, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. February 24, 1989.
  • "The Recent Past" in Perspective." The Maple Leaf and the Eagle Conference. Helsinki, Finland. May 12, 1988.
  • "America's Image Abroad: Propaganda to Europe before and during World War II." European Association for American Studies Conference. West Berlin, Germany. March 30, 1988.
  • "The Atom and American Life." Nordic Association for American Studies Conference. Uppsala, Sweden. May 30, 1987.
  • "Interface With History: The Computer in America." Tampere American Studies Conference. Finland. April 11, 1987.
  • "As the Post-War Period Began -- The Mood of America in 1946." Tampere American Studies Conference. Finland. April 10, 1987.
  • "The Nuclear Landscape: Fallout Shelters in the Fifties." American Studies Association Conference. San Diego, California. November 1, 1985.
  • "Immigrant Experiences in the West in Depression and War." Canadian American Studies Association Conference. Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. October 17, 1985.
  • "Anti-Americanism: A Personal and Historical Perspective." Netherlands American Studies Association Conference. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. May 23, 1985.
  • "Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow: Where Are We Going? Where Have We Been?" Tampere American Studies Conference. Finland. April 20, 1985.
  • "Twentieth Century America and the Impact of War." British Association for American Studies Conference. Manchester, England. April 14, 1985.
  • "Civil Defense in the Atomic Age." Organization of American Historians Convention. Cincinnati, Ohio, April 9, 1983.
  • "American Opposition to Imperialism During World War II." European Association for American Studies Conference. Paris, France. March 31, 1982.
  • "American Propaganda in World War II and After." American Historical Association Convention. New York. December 28, 1979.
  • "The Civil Rights Movement Since 1945." Nordic Association for American Studies Conference. Helsinki. June 16, 1979.
  • "American Society and Politics Since 1945." Bucharest Symposium on Romania and America. Romania. May 18, 1979.
  • "New Trends in American Historiography." Bucharest Symposium on Romania and America. Romania. May 17, 1979.
  • "The Last Quarter Century in America: An Historical Perspective." Helsinki American Studies Seminar. Finland. January 12, 1979.
  • "The Shape of American Society Today and Things to Come." Oslo American Studies Seminar. Norway. November 18, 1978.

International Guest Lectures

Finland

  • Helsinki University. April 25, 1983. April 23, 1985. April 16, 1991.
  • American Embassy, Helsinki. November 9, 1978.
  • Tampere University. November 7, 1978. March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 1979. April 27, 1983.
  • Turku University. February 12, 1979. April 26, 1983. April 22, 1985.
  • Jyvaskyla University. December 5, 1978. February 27-28, 1979. April 28-29, 1983. April 17, 1991.
  • Oulu University. March 27, 1979.
  • Joensu University. May 3, 1979.
  • Åbo Academy. February 13, 1979.
  • Helsinki School of Economics. November 21, 1978.
  • Turku School of Economics. February 13, 1979.
  • Tampere Language Institute. November 7, 1978.
  • Turku Language Institute. November 15, 1978. May 9, 1979.
  • Kouvola Language Institute. November 28, 1978.
  • Savonlinna Language Institute. December 12, 1978.
  • English Language American Studies Seminar, Helsinki. June 11-13, 1979.
  • Helsinki Comprehensive High School. October 24, 1978. January 18, 1979.
  • Social Research Institute for Alcohol Studies, Helsinki. November 21, 1978.

Norway

  • University of Oslo. April 18, 1983.
  • Tromso University. April 19, 1983.
  • Tromso Teachers College. April 24, 1979.
  • Bodo Teachers College. April 25, 1979. April 20, 1983.
  • Nesna Teachers College. April 26, 1979. April 21, 1983.
  • Trondheim University. April 27, 1979.
  • European Youth Movement Meeting, Sarpsborg. April 22, 1983.

Spain

  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs. April 14, 1982.
  • Ministry for Territorial Administration. April 14, 1982.

Austria

  • University of Innsbruck. April 18, 1982.
  • University of Salzburg. April 19, 1982. May 4, 1983.
  • University of Graz. May 3, 1983.
  • Austrian Foreign Policy Association Meeting. May 2, 1983.

Sweden

  • University of Lund. January 28-29, 1985.
  • University of Uppsala. January 30, 1985. May 14, 1985.
  • Lidingo American Studies Seminar. January 30-31, 1985.
  • Pitea American Studies Seminar. July 29-August 2, 1985.
  • Tallberg American Studies Seminar. August 5-9, 1985.
  • Gustavsberg American Studies Seminar. June 9-13, 1986.

Denmark

  • University of Copenhagen American Studies Seminar. July 3-10, 1985.

Belgium

  • Antwerp American Studies Seminar. March 11,1985.
  • Leuven American Studies Seminar. May 17-18,1985.

Germany

  • Hamburg American Studies Seminars. February 11-13, 1985. May 20-21, 1985.
  • Heidelberg Deutsch-Amerikanisches Institut. June 19, 1985.
  • Bonn American Studies Seminar. June 3-5, 1985.

The Netherlands

  • University of Amsterdam. October 5, 1985. November 5, 1985. November 12, 1985. December 10, 1985.
  • Mazzo's Forum, Amsterdam. November 6, 1985.
  • University of Utrecht. November 6, 1985.
  • Jewish Student Organization of Leiden. November 11, 1985.
  • University of Leiden. November 21, 1985. March 28, 1985. May 1, 1985.
  • Pieterskerk, Leiden. November 22, 1985.
  • Nimegan American Studies Seminar. May 9, 1985.
  • D'Witte Leli (Teacher Training Institute), Amsterdam. May 13, 1985. March 21, 1986.
  • Vrij Leergangen Teacher Training College, Amsterdam. May 22, 1985.
  • NLO Zuid West Nederland (Teacher Training Institute), Delft. March 17, 1986.
  • The Hague American Studies Seminar. March 18, 1986.
  • SOL (Teacher Training Institute), Utrecht. March 19, 1986.
  • Ubbo Emmius (Teacher Training Institute), March 20, 1986.

Scotland

  • University of Edinburgh. May 7, 1985. April 16, 1990.

China

  • Nanjing University. May 11, 1987.
  • Fudan University, Shanghai. May 13, 1987.
  • Peking University, Beijing, May 18, 1987.

Japan

  • Osaka American Studies Group. March 29, 1989.
  • Doshisha University, Kyoto. April 6 & 7, 1994.

The Philippines

  • Department of Science and Technology, Davao. April 3, 1989.
  • USIS, Davao. April 3, 1989.
  • USIS, Cebu. April 4, 1989.
  • Thomas Jefferson Cultural Center, Manila. April 6, 1989.

Egypt

  • American Studies Conference, Cairo. May 15, 16, & 17, 1994.

Kenya

  • United States International University. July 27, 1995. December 6, 1995
  • University of Nairobi. January 17, 1996.
  • Moi University. May 10, 1996
  • Princeton Academy. May 15, 1996.
  • Kenya American Studies Association, Nairobi, August 19, 1999.
  • Kenya Fulbright-Humphrey Alumni Association, July 13 & 14, 2007.
  • Kenyatta University and United States International University, July 16, 2007.
  • MLK International, July 17, 2007.
  • Catholic University, October 14, 2010

Uganda

  • City Hall (sponsored by Makerere University). April 26, 1996.

Tanzania

  • US Embassy Workshop & Concert in Dar es Salaam. Novenmber 10, 2010.

Turkey

  • Bogazici University, Istanbul. December 15, 1999.
  • Turkish American Association, Ankara. December 16, 1999.
  • American Studies Association in Turkey, Bilkent University, Ankara. December 17, 1999

New Zealand

  • University of Canterbury , Christchurch. March 29 & April 26, 2004.

Australia

  • Folk Song Performance at Opening Reception of the Australia and New Zealand American Studies Association Conference on “Performers, Practitioners and Audiences in American Studies,” Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, July 9, 2006.

Guest Lectures in the United States

  • University of Kentucky. October 20, 1986.
  • United States Department of State, Washington, D.C. December 15, 1986.
  • United States Information Agency, Washington, D.C. February 11, 1987. March 16, 1987.
  • Mid-States Council for the Social Studies. Hershey, Pennsylvania. March 5, 1987.
  • Northeast Regional Conference on the Social Studies. Boston, Mass. March 10-11, 1989.
  • Woodbridge, New Jersey School System. November 15, 1989.
  • Northeast Regional Conference on the Social Studies. Boston, Mass. March 16, 1991.
  • University of Notre Dame. South Bend, Indiana. January 25, 1991.
  • David A. Sayre School History Symposium. Lexington, Kentucky. Feb 27, 1993.
  • University of Cincinnati. May 21, 1993.
  • Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies. October 10, 1997.
  • University of Wisconsin, Green Bay. March 24, 2000.
  • University of Houston, Texas. October 26, 2002.
  • Wright State University. Dayton, Ohio. April 17, 2003, April 16 & 30, 2005, June 13-17, 2005.
  • Bowling Green State University, June 16, 2005 .
  • Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul, Minnesota, October 22, 2005.
  • Vandenburgh County Historical Society, Evansville, Indiana, November 10, 2005.
  • Thomas More College, Crestview Hills, Kentucky, February 8, 2006.
  • Ohio Council for the Social Studies, Worthington, Ohio, April 7, 2006
  • University of North Texas, September 29, 2007.
  • Council for History Education, Bozeman, Montana, February 1 & 2, 2007.
  • Woodstock, Illinois School System, May 17, 2007.
  • Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California, October 4, 2008.

Administrative Activities

  • Director, Miami University Humanities Center, 2008 - 2011.
  • Co-Chair of planning committee to create Wilks Leadership Insitutue, Miami University, 2003; Acting Co-Director, 2004-2005.
  • Chair, Department of History, Miami University, 1986-1995.
  • Chair of the Miami University Self-Study Committee for North Central Association Accreditation, 1993-1995.
  • American Council on Education Fellow at the University of Cincinnati, 1991-1992.
  • Director, Academy for Educational Development Seminar in American Studies, Miami University, 1987.
  • Director, Miami University Summer Seminar for Swedish Teachers, 1987, 1988.
  • Co-Director, American Studies Program, University of Oregon, 1985-1986.
  • Co-Director, University of Oregon Summer Seminar for Swedish Teachers, 1986.
  • Faculty Advisory Council, University of Oregon, 1985-1986.
  • Assistant Head, Department of History, University of Oregon, 1983-1984.
  • University and Departmental Committees on Curriculum, Academic Standards, and New Appointments, University of Oregon, 1979-1986.

Public Appearances

Oregon
  • Guest Moderator at Congregational Church of Eugene on topic - "Crisis of Confidence." September 23, 1979.
  • Interview on KVAL-TV, Eugene. February 19, 1980.
  • Interview on KVAL-TV, Eugene. February 29, 1980.
  • Speech at Eugene Active 20-30 Club on topic - "Election of 1980." November 5, 1980.
  • Interview on KWAX Radio, Eugene. August 31, 1982.
  • Participant in Colloquium on Nuclear War, University of Oregon. November 11, 1982.
  • Interview on KEZI-TV, Eugene. November 18, 1982.
  • Interview on KEZI-TV, Eugene. December 7, 1982.
  • Public Lecture on topic - "Twentieth Century Ameica and the Impact of War." Eugene Conference Center. November 18, 1992.
  • Participant in Panel on Issues, Policies and Viewpoints on Nuclear Arms Control, First United Methodist Church of Eugene. February 26, 1983.
  • Guest Scholar, Let's Talk About it Program, Riddle Public Library. November 19, 1985.
  • Interview on KVAL-TV, Eugene. January 1, 1986.
  • Guest Speaker. Chamber of Commerce Banquet, Pendleton, January 11, 1986.
  • Guest Speaker, Sierra Club, Medford. January 21, 1986.
  • Interview, KEZI-TV, Eugene. January 28, 1986.
  • Moderator, Panel on Patriotism, Harris Hall, Eugene. February 10, 1986.
  • Guest Speaker, Madras, Oregon. March 6, 1986.
  • Guest Scholar, Let's Talk About It Program, West Linn. March 10, 1986.
  • Guest Speaker, La Grande, Oregon. May 1, 1986.
  • Guest Scholar, Oregon Committee for the Humanities Conference, Portland, Oregon. November 14, 1986.

Ohio

  • Guest Speaker, League of Women Voters, Presbyterian Church on topic - "Crisis Control." October 6, 1986.
  • Guest Speaker, Miami University, Phi Beta Kappa Banquet on topic - "Making It in America." April 1, 1987.
  • Guest Speaker, Miami University, Red Carpet Day. 1988, 1989.
  • Guest Speaker, Miami University, Harrison Scholars Banquet, 1989, 1990.
  • Co-Instructor, with Henry R. Winkler, of public course at Cincinnati Historical Society on "Anglo-American Cross-Currents." February 1989.
  • Instructor of public course at Cincinnati Historical Society on "The World War II Home Front." February 1990.
  • Peace Corps Recruiting Talk, Miami University, February 15, 1990.
  • Moderator at conference on "The Corporation and the Community" at the Center for the Study of Ethics and Contemporary Moral
  • Problems, Hebrew Union College/The University of Cincinnati. May 20-21, 1990.
  • Guest Speaker, Miami University Art Gallery, on topic - "The Depression Years." September 17, 1990.
  • Guest Speaker, School for the Creative and Performing Arts, Cincinnati. January 9, 1991, October 21, 1991.
  • Guest Speaker, Cincinnati Historical Society, on topic - "The World War II Home Front." February 4, 1991.
  • Guest Speaker, Miami University Alumni Symposium, on topic - "The Home Front." June 10, 1992.
  • Guest Speaker, Lakota School System. December 15, 1992.
  • Guest Speaker, Downtown Club Luncheon Series, Cincinnati, on topic - "Change - The '90's and You...Political Implications." February 2, 1993.
  • Guest Speaker, Drew's Bookshop Series, Cincinnati. February 16, 1994.
  • Guest Speaker, Miami University Alumni Symposium, on topic - "The U.S. in Transition." June 9, 1994.
  • Guest Speaker, Phi Alpha Theta Initiation and Banquet, Northern Kentucky University, on topic "The Home Front at War: Women and Minorities during World War II." April 11, 1985.
  • Guest Speaker, Southwest Ohio Social Studies Academy, on topic - "National History Standards." June 14, 1995.
  • Guest Speaker, Miami University Art Museum, on topic - "The Turmoil of the 1960s." October 9, 1996.
  • Guest Speaker, Lane Public Library, Oxford. November 6, 1996.
  • Guest Speaker, Miami University, Phi Beta Kappa Banquet, on topic - "Safari." April 3, 1997.
  • Guest Speaker, Pierce Elementary School, Hamilton, May 8, 1997.
  • Guest Speaker (with Sara Penhale), Miami University Art Museum, on topic - "Kenya." October 3, 1997.
  • Guest Speaker, Kiwanis Club, Oxford on topic - "Kenya." October 21, 1997.
  • Performer in OxAct community theater production of You Can't Take It With You. February 21- 23, 1997.
  • Guest Speaker, Wise Temple, Cincinnati, February 8, 1998.
  • Guest Speaker, St. Julie Billiart School, Hamilton, March 3, 1998.
  • Guest Speaker, Rotary Club, Hamilton, August 6, 1998.
  • Guest Speaker, Annual Salute to Our Pioneers at the Indian Creek Pioneer Burial Ground and Church - on topic "Where Are We Going? Issues Facing America Today." May 16, 1999.
  • Guest Speaker, Business Advisory Council Wives, Miami University - on topic "Civil Rights." April 7, 2000.
  • Performance (with Dennis Sullivan) of "Songs of the 1960s," The Stadium, Oxford, March 28, 2001.
  • Guest Speaker, Oxford Senior Citizens, March 30, 2001.
  • Guest Speaker, Multicultural Leadership Program Fall Unity Retreat on topic - "The Civil Rights Movement." September 15, 2001.
  • Guest Speaker, Institute for Learning in Retirement on topic - "The Impact of World War II." October 15, 2001.
  • Guest Speaker (with Sara J. Penhale) at Hopedale Church on topic - "Kenya." December 2, 2001.
  • Guest Speaker, Cincinnati Seminar on the City on topic - "Urban America in World War II: Cincinnati as an Example." January 20, 2002.
  • Guest Speaker, Institute for Learning in Retirement" on topic - "The Atomic Bomb." March 19, 2002.
  • Guest Speaker, Kiwanis Club, Oxford, April 16, 2002.
  • Guest Speaker, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park on topic - "The 1960s." May 5, 2002.
  • Guest Speaker in Michael J. Colligan History Project, Hamilton on topic - "The Vietnam War: Origin and Impact." September 24, 2002.
  • Guest Speaker, Institute for Learning in Retirement" on topic - "The Peace Corps." October 16, 2002.
  • Guest Speaker, Institute for Learning in Retirement" on topic - "On Everest." October 21, 2002.
  • Performance (with Dennis Sullivan) of "Folk Songs of the 1960s" in the Michael J. Colligan History Project, Hamilton, February 11, 2003.
  • Guest Speaker, Institute for Learning in Retirement" on topic - "Vietnam: Yesterday and Today." March 24, 2003.
  • Performance (with Dennis Sullivan) of "Folk Songs of the 1960s" at the Western Lodge, April 15, 2003.
  • Guest Speaker, Rotary Club of Hamilton on topic - "Vietnam." May 8, 2003.
  • Dayton Think TV, Interactive performance with middle school classes on "Civil Rights Songs." May 20, 2003.
  • Guest Speaker, Rotary Club of Oxford on topic - "Vietnam." May 21, 2003.
  • Guest Speaker, Institute for Learning in Retirement, on topic - "Another Sojourn in Africa." October 18, 2004
  • Performance (with Dennis Sullivan) of "American Folk Songs, Book 2" in the Michael J. Colligan History Project, Hamilton, February 1, 2005.
  • Performance (with Dennis Sullivan) of “American Folk Songs, Book 3” in a benefit for the Oxford Community Arts Center, October 7, 2005.
  • Performance of American Folksongs (with Dennis Sullivan) in the Michael J. Colligan History Project, Hamilton, January 31, 2007.
  • Guest Lectures at a Teaching American History Workshop on the Great Depression, the New Deal, and World War II, at Miami University Hamilton, May 16, 2007.
  • American Folk Songs: Book 3, a concert in the Colligan Lecture Series in Hamilton, with Dennis Sullivan, January 30, 2007
  • Benefit concert for the Oxford Community Arts Center on American Folk Songs, with Dennis Sullivan, November 9, 2007
  • Guest lecture on Kenya and Tanzania for off-campus study program, Earlham College, March 27, 2007
  • Guest lecture on the Culture of the Cold War for the Institute for Learning in Retirement, October 18, 2007
  • Guest appearance on radio talk show, dealing with teaching, on WMKV at Maple Knoll Village, Cincinnati. January 2, 2008.
  • Earlham College Noontime Brown Bag Lunch Concert, with Dennis Sullivan, January 18, 2008.
  • Guest speaker at Clark County Public Library in Springfield, Ohio on topic “Uncertain Safari,” February 7, 2008
  • Interview about Pete Seeger with WVXU, June 13, 2008, for subsequent broadcast
  • Talk to the Ohio Humanities Council, June 21, 2008, on Ohio and the New Deal
  • Guest lecture at Earlham College on topic “Tanzanian History,” March 3, 2008.
  • Guest lecture at the College of Mt. St. Joseph on “Pete Seeger,” March 10, 2008.
  • Guest speaker at Miami Hamilton Downtown on “FDR,” April 11, 2008.
  • Brown Bag concert on “Folk Songs of the 1960s” at Earlham College, September 19, 2008.
  • Guest lecture to Greenhills Historical Society on “Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Making of Modern America,” March 23, 2009.
  • Turn, Turn, Turn: Folk Music of the 60s – The Singers and their Music,” concert at the VOA Learning Center, with Dennis Sullivan and Dan Cobb, April 19, 2009.
  • Summer Reading Kickoff with Allan & Dan – folk music concert for kids to start the Summer Reading Program at the Lane Public Library, June 13, 2009.
  • Talk at Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Cincinnati, on Pete Seeger (with guitar accompaniment), July 30, 2009.
  • Talk at books & co., Dayton, on Pete Seeger (with guitar accompaniment), August 18, 2009.
  • “Come Together: Songs of Unity and Hope,” concert at the Oxford Community Arts Center, with Dennis Sullivan and Dan Cobb, November 29, 2009.
  • Concert at the Egghead Café (MUH Downtown) – “Songs of the 1930s” – in connection with the Big Read, with Dennis Sullivan and Dan Cobb, January 22, 2010.
  • Concert of “Songs of Unity and Hope” in the Colligan Lecture Series at MUH, with Dennis Sullivan, Dan Cobb, and David Edmundson, January 26, 2010.
  • Presentation – “’To Everything There Is a Season’: Pete Seeger and the Power of Song” – at the Hopedale Unitarian Universalist Community, March 7, 2010.
  • Presentation – “’To Everything There Is a Season’: Pete Seeger and the Power of Song” – for the Kiwanis Club, May 11, 2010.
  • Musical Afternoons at the Lane Libraries – “American Folk Music” – with Dan Cobb, June 22, 2010.
  • Talk (with guitar accompaniment) on “The 1960s” to Rotary Club, Oxford, January 26, 2011.

Allan M. Winkler,
Department of History, Miami University, Oxford Ohio 45056
Last updated: March 4, 2011
URL:
http://www.users.muohio.edu/winkleam/vita.htm