Professor Jeremy Young

Jeremy Young

Jeremy C. Young, Office: MAK D-1-214, Telephone #(616) 331-7243, youngj1@gvsu.edu


Visiting Assistant Professor


Degrees: B.A. St. Mary's College of Maryland, 2006 M.A. Indiana University, 2008 Ph.D., Indiana University, 2013

Fields: 19th- and 20th-Century U.S., Social and Cultural, Leadership, Social Movements, Emotional Experience
Courses Taught: HST 101 (World Civilizations)  HST 103 (American Civilizations) HST 203 (World Civilization to 1500) HST 204 (World Civilization since 1500)
Book Manuscript:  The Age of Charisma: Personal Magnetism and Social Change in America, 1870-1940 (manuscript under revision).
Selected Publications: "Transformation in the Tabernacle: Billy Sunday's Converts and Emotional Experience in the Progressive Era," Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era (forthcoming)."Empowering Passivity: Women Spiritualists, Houdini, and the 1926 Fortune Telling Hearing," Journal of Social History, 48:2 (Winter 2014) (forthcoming).  "Warrior of Science: Raphael Zon and the Origins of Forest Experiment Stations," Forest History Today, Spring/Fall 2010, 4-12.  "Roots of Research: Raphael Zon and the Origins of Forest Experiment Stations," in Olberding, Susan D., and Margaret M. Moore, eds., Fort Valley Experimental Forest: A Century of Research 1908-2008 (Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, 2008), 363-370.

Website:  http://jeremycyoung.com