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Jason Stacy

Jason Stacy

Associate Professor
History and Social Science Pedagogy
Office Phone: 618-650-2414
Location: Peck Hall, Rm. 1219
Email: jstacy@siue.edu

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Handbook for Social Science Secondary Education

Education

Ph.D., History, Loyola University Chicago, May 2006

Research and Teaching Interests

19th Century US History

Digital Humanities

Social Science Pedagogy

Authored and Edited Books

Documenting United States History: Themes Concepts and Skills, with Stephen Heller, Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s Press, 2015.

Walt Whitman’s Selected Journalism, ed. with Douglas Noverr. Iowa Whitman Series, Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2015.

Leaves of Grass 1860: The 150th Anniversary Facsimile Edition, ed. Iowa Whitman Series. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2009.

Walt Whitman’s Multitudes: Labor Reform and Persona in Whitman’s Journalism and the First Leaves of Grass, 1840-1855, New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 2008.

Articles and Book Chapters

“Secondhand Arguments: The Life, Death, and Rebirth of the American Antismoking Campaign, 1900-2000,” with Stephen Hansen. Studies in American Culture, 37(1), 2014.

“Whitman, Lincoln, and a Forgotten Form of Freedom, in Stephen Hansen, Caroline Pryor (ed.), Teaching Lincoln, New York: Peter Lang, 2014.

“Morbid Inferences: Whitman, Wikipedia, and the Debate over the Poet’s Sexuality.” Polymath: An interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Journal, 3(4), 2013.

“Building Reading, Writing and Analysis in the AP US History Classroom, with Stephen Heller. Social Education 77(5), 2013.

“Becoming Illuminated: New York City’s Public School Society and Its Religious Discontents, 1805-1840,” American Education History Journal, 2010.

“Washington’s Tears: Sentimental Anecdote and Walt Whitman’s Battle of Long Island,” Walt Whitman Quarterly Review, 2010.

“An Appeal to the Unappealing: Some Thoughts on Abraham Lincoln and Walt Whitman’s Troubling Anti-Slavery Rhetoric,” Learning for Democracy: An International Journal of Thought and Practice, vol 3, no.2 (2009), 1-19.

“The Guide on the Stage: In Defense of Good Lecturing in the History Classroom.” Social Education. National Council for the Social Studies , October 2009, 274-277.

“Showing Their Condition: Walt Whitman and Ethical Aesthetics in the ‘Sun-Down Papers.’” The Mickle Street Review: an Electronic Journal of Whitman and American Studies. Camden, NJ: Rutgers Univ., 19/20 (2008).

“Dialectic for U.S. History (with apologies to Professor Hegel)” Journal of the Illinois Council for the Social Sciences, 67 (Fall 2007), 11-18.

“Strangers Across the Hall: Comparing the DBQ and Synthesis Questions," AP English Language and Composition Special Focus: Using Sources, Steven Heller, ed., Princeton, New Jersey: The College Board, 2007, 61-68.

“‘I do not think we can keep universities open with bayonets’: The May 1970 Riots at Southern Illinois University,” Journal of Illinois History, Winter 2006, 9(4): 283-306.

“Containing Multitudes: Whitman, the Working Class, and the Music of Moderate Reform,” Popular Culture Review (13:2) 2002, 137-54. (2002).

Digital Scholarship

Contributing editor, Walt Whitman’s “Letters from a Traveling Bachelor,” Walt Whitman Archive, 2015.

Contributing editor, Walt Whitman’s “New York Dissected,” Walt Whitman Archive, 2014.

Contributing editor, Walt Whitman’s “Letters from Paumanok,” Walt Whitman Archive, 2014.

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