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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (2): 195–203.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Pamela Riney-Kehrberg Abstract Mentoring graduate students is a far different task than teaching undergraduates, involving a different set of skills and a high level of long-term commitment. This article discusses a number of principles important to the task of mentoring, from choosing one's...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (4): 436–460.
Published: 01 October 2006
... subjects. As a graduate student, Allan G. Bogue studied with both and here he describes and contrasts their personalities, teaching styles, and interests, as well as the graduate student mores and methods of the late 1940s and early 1950s. Although the processes of graduate student research have changed...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (1): 101–123.
Published: 01 January 2018
...-grant colleges in this region limited accessibility for students from poorer backgrounds. The students that did attend and graduate rarely returned to the farm, instead pursuing social mobility into new middle-class careers and professions. These findings counter previous arguments that early land-grant...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (2): 91–95.
Published: 01 April 2012
.... At the first Agricultural History Society Conference in Boston, I met many graduate students and faculty involved in the Agricultural History and Rural Studies Program at Iowa State University. I realized then that the program provided the best avenue through which to accomplish my research goals. Q. Who were...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (3): 347–369.
Published: 01 July 2005
... and become enmeshed in family life. One education course cured me. I decided to leave the School of Education and enter the College of Arts and Sciences as a his? tory major with the goal of graduate study in American history and teach? ing at college or university level. My experience as a history major...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (3): 403–411.
Published: 01 July 2010
... was part of a National Science Foundation pilot project to create the next generation ofNobel Prize-winning chemists; undergrad uates in the program did not take regular courses but were essentially apprenticed to graduate students and professors. In a way that most undergraduates never had the opportunity...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (1): 18–21.
Published: 01 January 2014
... census, Irwin s population was roughly the same size as in 1930, although smaller than it had been in the 1980s. A graduate student and I became curious about how many similar towns there were in Iowa and discovered about two dozen that had been home to roughly three hundred people in 1930 and were still...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (1): 121–127.
Published: 01 January 2014
... and Ellis. Mark grew up in Athens, Ohio, the son of Roger W. Finlay, a physics professor at Ohio University, and Dee Ann Finlay, a nurse. He graduated from Grinnell College and went to graduate school at Iowa State University, earning his PhD in 1992. While completing his dissertation, Finlay taught...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (2): 247–262.
Published: 01 April 2015
... at the 1890 land-grants in much the same way that the Hatch act of 1887 did for the 1862 institutions nearly a century earlier. evans-allen enabled the 1890 colleges to attract leading scholars to campuses, conduct high-quality research, establish graduate science and engineering programs to train new...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (4): 464–470.
Published: 01 October 2007
... grew older. Q. What changes have you seen in the field during your career to date? A. When I was in graduate school in the 1970s, most agricultural historyfocusedon politicsand policies.The topics I studied included Populism, federaland state land policies, federalagriculturapl olicies during...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (1): 103–106.
Published: 01 January 2015
... was to receive an honorary alumnus award. As Dorothy told her story, her father, Walter Hubbard a hard-driving, nononsense Presho businessman dominated her childhood world. He operated an International Harvester dealership and put each of his ten children (except perhaps the youngest son, John, who had...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (1): 30–34.
Published: 01 January 2013
... pushed me in the direction of rural history, but far more direct influences were the people with whom I worked in graduate school. After graduating with a BA in American Studies from Brigham Young University, I enrolled in the MA program in history at Utah State University (USU). There I studied...
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Agricultural History (2003) 77 (4): 553–556.
Published: 01 October 2003
... Copyright 2003 Agricultural History Society 2003 Agricultural History Talks to Gavin Wright Q. What made you want to become an historian? A. I have been interested in history as far back as I can remember, but my graduate studies were in economies. Like many students back in the 1960s, I...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (1): 107–111.
Published: 01 January 2015
.... Edwards Award JOSHUA NYGREN is the 2013 winner of the Everett E. Edwards Award for the best article submitted to Agricultural History by a graduate student. Nygren is a PhD student at the University of Kansas. His article, In Pursuit of Conservative Reform: Social Darwinism, the Agricultural Ladder...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (3): 338–355.
Published: 01 July 2016
..., Iowa. THE DEATH OF DOROTHY HUBBARD SCHWIEDER in August 2014 ended the remarkable career of a historian who cut a unique path to achievement and prominence. A young woman who landed in Ames as wife of a new Iowa State University (ISU) graduate student and mother of two small children, she plunged...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (1): 21–23.
Published: 01 January 2011
... in the semester, the professor, Sally Scully, spoke of the different world view of the ancient Egyptians and I was hooked (I m not kidding). A bit later, I took Bill Issel s graduate historiography class, the single best course I ve ever had, and emerged from it, in terms of my personal identity, a historian. Q...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (4): 545–548.
Published: 01 October 2016
..., with the publication of The Farm on the North Talbot Road (2001), a combined memoir and history of dairy farming in ontario, which helped to explain the origins of the person and the body of historical work. one of the real strengths of al s work is its usefulness. While graduate students and academic historians...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (2): 261–265.
Published: 01 April 2018
..., College Park, graduating in 1945. From there, she went to Cornell University to continue her studies. She counted herself fortunate to work with Paul Wallace Gates, one of the few male professors in that era who was willing to advise women graduate students. Margaret commented that many of them frowned...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (1): 128–129.
Published: 01 January 2014
... home in Athens, Georgia, on November 10, 2013. He was an instructor in the history department at the University of Georgia. He had been an active member of the Agricultural History Society since very early on in his graduate school career. In 2008 he was awarded the Everett Edwards Prize, given...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (2): 162–180.
Published: 01 April 2000
..., seeking to apply biblical precepts of social justice to America. This crusading Christianity contributed to progressive reform.5 These bright young men attended college in their home states, except for Allin who ventured as an undergraduate up to the University of Wisconsin. Most earned graduate degrees...