Curriculum Vitae

STUART MACKAY

802-229 Argyle Ave
Ottawa, Ontario Canada K2P 2J1
Mobile: 613-806-0728
Email: stuart.mackay@carleton.ca
Carleton Page: http://carleton.ca/history/people/stuart-mackay/
LinkedIn: http://ca.linkedin.com/in/stumackay/
WordPress: www.stuartmackay.info

EDUCATION
PhD. Candidate in History with a specialization in Political Economy, Carleton University (2013-Present)
M.A. in History, Carleton University (2011)
B.A. in History, York University (2006)

CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS
Nineteenth-Century U.S. political parties; U.S. South; Politics of the Civil War and Reconstruction; race and political economy

HONOURS, GRANTS AND PRIZES
Stanley Mealing Bursary (2015)
Department of History Graduate Student Bursary (2015)
Helen and Joe Connolly Bursary (2014)
Departmental Scholarship, Carleton University (2013)
Frank H. Underhill Travel Bursary for Ontario Students (2011)
David Farr Travel Award (2011)
Maryland Historical Society Lord Baltimore Fellowship (2011)
Departmental Scholarship, Carleton University (2010)

WRITING & LECTURES

Book Chapters
“The Promise of Free Labor: Carl Schurz and Republican Conceptions of Labor within the Early Reconstruction South,” in Reviving Southern Labor History: Race, Class, and Power, ed. Keri Leigh Merritt and Matthew Hild (Forthcoming 2018).

Encyclopedia entries
“Minstrelsy,” in America and the World, 1776 to the Present: A Supplement to the Dictionary of American History, edited by Edward J. Blum. Farmington Hills, MI: Charles Scribner’s Sons.

Non-refereed articles and conference proceedings
“Rise Up Frémont! The Republican Party of Maryland and the Presidential Campaign of 1856.” Paper presented at the Underhill Graduate Student Colloquium, Carleton University, March 4, 2011.

“The Resurrection of the Dry Bones: The Political Economy of Hinton Rowan Helper’s The Impending Crisis of the South.” Paper Presented at the Underhill Graduate Student Colloquium, Carleton University, March 6, 2015.

Invited lectures
“Liberal and Nationalist Revolts against Conservatism-The Road to 1848.” Lecture given for ‘The Making of Western Civilization’ course at Carleton University, January 26, 2011.

“The Persistence of Vision: The Birth of American Film, 1893-1929.” Lecture given for ‘Ideas, Arts and Culture in 20th Century U.S. History’ course at Carleton University, February 3, 2015.

Conferences, panels, and roundtables organized and moderated
Chair, “Navigating Violence against Bodies” Panel,  21st Annual Underhill Graduate Student Colloquium, Carleton University, March 2015.

Chair, “Actions and Reactions” Panel, 22nd Annual Underhill Graduate Student Colloquium, Carleton University, March 2016.

Chair, “Revealing Immigrant Experiences/Révéler l’experience des immigrants” Panel, 23rd Annual Underhill Graduate Student Colloquium, March 2017.

Media
Why America’s over-the-top inauguration spectacles are so different from Canada’s staid swearing-ins,” Yahoo Canada News, January 20th, 2017.

“Those Confederate monuments are built on racist lies. Tear them down.” iPolitics, August 17, 2017

 Pedagogical Writing
“Beyond the Empty Avatar: Teaching Assistants as Dynamic Facilitators in Online Learning,” http://carleton.ca/tasupport/2015/beyond-empty-avatar-teaching-assistants-dynamic-facilitators-online-learning/

 

ACADEMIC ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
President, History Graduate Students Association, Department of History (2015-2016)
Graduate Student Association Representative, Department of History (2014-2015)
Cyclical Program Review Committee, Department of History (2013-2014)
PhD. Representative, Underhill Committee (2013-2014)
M.A. Departmental Representative/Graduate Academic Caucus (2010-2011)

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS & ACTIVITIES
American Historical Association
Southern Historical Association
Society of Civil War Historians
Organization of American Historians

ACADEMIC TEACHING

Courses (2016-present)
HIST 2401A: The History of the United States until 1865 (Fall 2016) Syllabus
HIST 2401A: The History of the United States until 1865 (Summer 2016) Syllabus

Teaching Assistantships (2010-present)
HIST 3814: Crafting Digital History-Online Course (Summer 2017)
HIST 3501: Madness and Modern Times-Online course (Winter 2015/Winter 2017)
HIST 3810: Historical Theory (Fall-Winter 2014-2015)
HIST 1001: The Making of Europe (Fall-Winter 2013-2014)
HIST 1001: Western Civilization (Fall-Winter 2010-2011)

Academic Workshops
“Creative Teaching Methods for Discussion Groups”-Teaching Workshop, October 2014
“A Marathon, Not a Sprint: The Life Cycle of a Teaching Assistant”-Teaching Workshop, September 2015

Teaching Certificates
Certificate in Teaching Assistant Skills, Educational Development Centre, Carleton University (2015)
Preparing to Teach Certificate, Educational Development Centre, Carleton University (2015)