Curriculum Vitae

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Curriculum Vitae 
Zachary Dowdle 
zldc65@mail.missouri.edu 

EDUCATION 
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 
PhD Candidate 
19th century American History 
Advisor: Dr. Jeffrey L. Pasley 

Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX 
MA in American History 
Advisor: Dr. Jason E. Pierce 
Thesis title: "Frontier Capitalist: The Economic and Environmental History of William Currie Jones" 

Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX 
BA in History Minors: Political Science, English 
GPA: 3.78 Magna Cum Laude 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE 
2014-2016 Teaching Assistant, University of Missouri, United States History to 1861 American History to 1865 
2016      Guest Lecturer, University of Missouri for Dr. Cassie Yacovazzi “The Rise and Fall of Jeffersonian Democracy” 
2013      Guest Discussion Leader, Angelo State University for Dr. John Klingemann Mexico since Independence Facilitated discussion with undergraduates on class, race, and gender in historical analysis 
2013      Guest Lecturer, Angelo State University for Dr. John Klingemann. “Economic Boom of the 1920 and its Collapse” Lectured on causes of and early responses to the Great Depression 
2011      Discussion Leader, Angelo State University for Dr. David Dewar “The Young Republic” Conducted class-wide and small group discussions synthesizing multiple works 

PUBLICATIONS 
Dowdle, Zachary. "'Hang Him Decently': Politics of Order and the 1853 Lynching of Hiram, a Slave." The Confluence (forthcoming).
Dowdle, Zachary. "'In the Land of Sandstorms and Sand': Locating Texas Technological College in 1923." West Texas Historical Review 90 (2014): 75-102. 
Review of The Stormy Present: Conservatism and the Problem of Slavery in Northern Politics, 1845-1865 by Adam I. P. Smith, American Nineteenth Century History (forthcoming).
Review of In the Shadow of Dred Scott: St. Louis Freedom Suits and the Legal Culture of Slavery in Antebellum America by Kelly Kennington, Journal of the Early Republic (forthcoming).

AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS 
2017 Goodrich Graduate Fellow, State Historical Society of Missouri
2016 Kinder Graduate Fellow, Kinder Institute for Constitutional Democracy 
2016 Morrow Missouri History Student Prize 2015 Kinder Institution Research and Travel Grant 
2015 Jack Miller Center Summer Institute Fellowship 
2013 Joe Bill Lee Scholarship for library employees, one awarded per semester 
2013 Graduate Research Fellow, Angelo State University 
2013 Susan Miles Scholarship in History, one awarded per academic year 
2011 Carr Graduate Fellow Scholarship, highest tier of graduate funding awarded 
2011 Joe Bill Lee Scholarship for library employees, one awarded per semester 
2010 Terry Lehman Scholarship in History, one awarded per academic year 

PRESENTATIONS 
2018 "Border State Conservatism and Political Abolition during the Civil War," talk, Kinder Institute Summer Teachers Academy, Columbia, MO.
2018 "Hang Him Decently and in Order': Order, Politics, and the 1853 Lynching of Hiram, a Slave, paper, Missouri Conference on History, Jefferson City, MO. 
2016 “‘Not in the Habit of Sleeping with Men’: Politics and Masculinity in Antebellum Missouri,” paper, Missouri Conference on History, Columbia, MO. 
2014 "In the Land of Sandstorms and Sand: Locating Texas Technological College in 1923," paper, West Texas Historical Association Annual Meeting, Odessa, TX. 
2013 The Placement of Texas Technological College in 1923, poster, Angelo State Graduate Research Symposium, San Angelo, TX. 
2013 "'How Do You Stand?': FLPA, Socialists, and the Antiwar Movement," paper, Southwest Social Science Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. 
2010 "'Furious Creatures': Jesuit Perceptions of Indians in New France," paper, Phi Alpha Theta Biannual Conference, San Diego, CA. 

INVITED PRESENTATIONS 
2013 "'How Do You Stand?': FLPA, Socialists, and the Antiwar Movement," Tom Green County Historical Association meeting, San Angelo, TX. 

SERVICE 
2016-2017 President, History Graduate Student Association, University of Missouri 
2015-2017 University of Missouri History Graduate Student Colloquium Series Selection Committee 
2015-2016 University of Missouri Women and Gender Studies Conference Planning Committee 

PUBLIC HISTORY DISPLAYS 
2012 Curator, "A Century of Service: The Carlsbad Sanatorium," West Texas Collection, Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX. 
2012 Assistant Curator, "Over There: American Involvement in the Great War," West Texas Collection, Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX. 
2010 Collaborator, "¡Viva la Revolución! Money of the Mexican Revolution," West Texas Collection, Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX. 

ORGANIZATIONS AND HONOR SOCIETIES 
Southern Historical Association 
Missouri Regional Seminar for Early American History 
Society for Historians of the Early American Republic 
West Texas Historical Association 
Southwestern Social Sciences Association 
Texas State Historical Association 
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society 
Who's Who in American Universities and Colleges 
Alpha Chi Honor Society 
Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society 
Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society 

RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE 
2011-2013 Graduate Assistant, Angelo State University 
2009-2011 Student Assistant West Texas Collection, Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX. Assist in maintaining and processing collections Produce public history displays Digitize photograph collections and publishing online