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Michael J. Schroeder

 

Assistant Professor of History

Lebanon Valley College

101 North College Ave.

Annville PA  17003

mjsch313@yahoo.com, or

schroede@lvc.edu

 

 

EDUCATION

 

1993          University of Michigan           Ph.D. in History

1987          University of Minnesota         B.A. in History, summa cum laude

                                                                    B.A. in Economics, summa cum laude

                                                                    Minor in African Studies

UNIVERSITY APPOINTMENTS

 

2008-              Assistant Professor of History, Lebanon Valley College

1999-2008     Assistant Professor of History, Eastern Michigan University

1993-1999     Assistant Professor of History, University of Michigan-Flint

AWARDS AND HONORS

•  2013   Harold Eugene Davis Prize for the best article published in 2011-2012 by a member of the Middle Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies (MACLAS), for "Social Geographies of Grievance & War," Dialectical Anthropology, Dec. 2012 (see below).

•  2013-2015   Arnold Grant for Student-Faculty Experiential Learning, Lebanon Valley College ($3,900)

•  2011-2013   Arnold Grant for Student-Faculty Experiential Learning, Lebanon Valley College ($5,000)

•  2009-2011   Pleet Initiative for Student-Faculty Research, Lebanon Valley College ($5,000)

•  2005   Rockefeller Foundation Grant-In-Aid

•  1997   Honorable Mention, Conference on Latin American History Prize (awarded annually to the best English-language scholarly article on Latin American history in a journal other than Hispanic American Historical Review and The Americas) for "Horse Thieves to Rebels to Dogs," JLAS, 1996 (see below)

•  1987-1989   Mellon Fellow, Mellon Fellowships in the Humanities

DISSERTATION:

 "'To Defend Our Nation's Honor':  Toward a Social & Cultural History of the Sandino Rebellion in Nicaragua, 1927-1934."  University of Michigan, 1993.  (PDF file)

PUBLICATIONS

Books

•  2007.  The New Immigrants:  Mexican Americans  (New York: Chelsea House).

•  2007.  The Twentieth Century and Beyond  (New York: McGraw-Hill).  Co-authored with Richard Goff, Walter Moss, Janice Terry, and Jiu-Hwa Upshur; wrote all chapters on the Americas; offsite promotional material from McGraw-Hill here.

•  2007.  Encyclopedia of World History, 7 vols.  (New York:  Facts On File).  General editor, with Marsha Ackerman, Janice Terry, Jiu-Hwa Upshur, and Mark Whitters; wrote c. 170 entries (c. 140,000 words) on the history of the Western Hemisphere from the First Americans to Hugo Chávez; offsite promotional material by Facts On File here.

Peer-Reviewed Articles

•  2012.  "Cultural Geographies of Grievance & War:  Nicaragua's Atlantic Coast Region in the First Sandinista Revolution, 1926-1934," Dialectical Anthropology, 36, December (3-4), pp. 161-196.  With commentaries by Jeffrey L. Gould and Wolfgang Gabbert, and my response.  Awarded the MACLAS Davis Prize for 2011-2012.

•  2007.  "Social Memory and Tactical Doctrine:  The Air War during the Sandino Rebellion in Nicaragua, 1927-1932," International History Review, 29, September, pp. 508-549.

•  2005.  "Bandits and Blanket Thieves, Communists and Terrorists:  The Politics of Naming Sandinistas in Nicaragua, 1927-1936 and 1979-1990," Third World Quarterly 26 (1), February, pp. 67-86.

•  1996.  "Horse Thieves to Rebels to Dogs:  Political Gang Violence and the State in the Western Segovias, Nicaragua, in the Time of Sandino, 1927-1934," Journal of Latin American Studies 28 (2) May, pp. 383-434.

Book Chapters

•  2011.   "Rebellion from Without: Foreign Capital, Missionaries, Sandinistas, Marines & Guardia, and Costeños in the time of the Sandino Rebellion, 1927-1934."  Co-authored with David C. Brooks.  In Luciano Barraco, ed., National Integration and Contested Autonomy: The Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua.  New York: Algora, forthcoming.

•  2010.   "National Security and Transnational Insecurity: The Cuban Missile Crisis,” in Jordana Dym & Karl Offen, eds., Mapping Latin America:  Space and Society, 1492-2000.  Chicago:  University of Chicago Press, 246-49.

•  2002.   "Baptized in Blood:  Children in the Sandino Rebellion in Nicaragua, 1926-1934," in James Marten, ed., Children and War: A Historical Anthology (New York: New York University Press).

•  1999.  "To Induce a Sense of Terror:  Caudillo Politics and Political Violence in Northern Nicaragua, 1926-1934 and 1981-1995."  Arthur Brenner and Bruce Campbell, eds., Death Squads in Global Perspective: Murder with Deniability (New York: St. Martin's Press).

•  1998.  "The Sandino Rebellion Revisited:  Civil War, Imperialism, Popular Nationalism, and State Formation Muddied Up Together in the Segovias of Nicaragua, 1926-1934."  In Gilbert Joseph, Catherine LeGrand, and Ricardo Salvatore, eds., Close Encounters of Empire: Writing the Cultural History of U.S.- Latin American Relations (Durham: Duke University Press).

contributions to REVISTA DE TEMAS NICARAGÜENSEs, ed. josÉ mejÍa lacayo:   www.temasnicas.net/

•  2014.  Marzo, No. 71:  "Construir una casa para aguantar las tormentas:  ¿Cómo contar la historia del Ejército Defensor de la Soberanía Nacional?  /  Building a House to Stand the Storms:  How to Tell the Story of Sandino’s Defending Army?," pp. 33-66:  www.temasnicas.net/rtn71.pdf

•  2014.  Enero, No. 69:  "Leer los textos imperiales 'contra el grano':  Una interpretación crítica del 'Estimado de Combate Abreviado de la Guardia Nacional' (1935-1938)," pp. 101-09:  www.temasnicas.net/rtn69.pdf

•  2013.  Diciembre, No. 68:  "Abriendo una grieta en el silencio:  La foto misteriosa y el telegrama de Martha Hernández Martínez," pp. 84-89:  www.temasnicas.net/rtn68.pdf

•  2013.  Septiembre, No. 65:  "Luchas por el Poder Entrelazadas:  Un Archivo Digital sobre los Costeños y la Costa Atlántica en los Tiempos de Sandino," pp. 51-55:  www.temasnicas.net/rtn65.pdf

•  2013.  Agosto, No. 64:  "Dos libros, dos relatos de luchas heroicas del pueblo nicaragüense," reseñas de Jorge Eduardo Arellano, Guerrillero de nuestra América: Augusto C. Sandino (1895-1934), 2a edición (Managua: HISPAMER, 2008), y Onofre Guevara López, Cien años de movimiento social en Nicaragua: relato cronológico (Managua: Instituto de Historia de Nicaragua y Centroamérica [IHNCA-UCA], 2008), pp. 219-21:  www.temasnicas.net/rtn64.pdf

•  2013.  Julio, No. 63:  "‘Los eventos son la verdadera dialéctica de la historia’:  Las batallas de El Bramadero, 27-28 de Febrero de 1928," pp. 68-78:  www.temasnicas.net/rtn63.pdf

•  2013.  Junio, No. 62:  "‘Todo Rencor de Familias’:  Guerra Civil, Imperialismo, Nacionalismo Popular y la Formación del Estado, Revueltos en Las Segovias de Nicaragua (1926-1934)," pp. 14-63 (translation of "The Sandino Rebellion Revisited," above):  www.temasnicas.net/rtn62.pdf

•  2013.  Mayo, No. 61:  "Guerras de palabras:  Hojas volantes y propaganda política de los marinos y la Guardia Nacional, el EDSN, los partidos Liberal y Conservador y otros (1927-1936)," pp. 16-19:  www.temasnicas.net/rtn61.pdf

•  2013.  Abril, No. 60:  "'Y también enséñenles a leer':  Un archivo digital sobre la formación de la Guardia Nacional de Nicaragua, 1925-1979," pp. 62-65:  www.temasnicas.net/rtn60.pdf

•  2013.  Marzo, No. 59:  "De Cuatreros a Rebeldes a Perros:  Violencia de Pandillas Políticas y el Estado en la Segovias Occidentales, Nicaragua, en los Tiempos de Sandino, 1926-1934," Parte 2:  www.temasnicas.net/rtn59.pdf

•  2013.  Febrero, No. 58:  "De Cuatreros a Rebeldes a Perros:  Violencia de Pandillas Políticas y el Estado en la Segovias Occidentales, Nicaragua, en los Tiempos de Sandino, 1926-1934," Parte 1 (translation of "Horse Thieves," above):   www.temasnicas.net/rtn58.pdf

•  2013.  Enero, No. 57:  "Imposición de la Democracia por el Imperio Norteamericano:  Reflexiones Críticas sobre las Elecciones Nicaragüenses de Noviembre de 1928"  (portada), pp. 4-14:  www.temasnicas.net/rtn57.pdf

•  2012.  Diciembre, No. 56:  "El 'Archivo Gordo Sobre la Situación de Sandino' Digitalizado, División de Inteligencia Militar, Estados Unidos, 1928-1933," pp. 83-85:  www.temasnicas.net/rtn56.pdf

•  2012.  Noviembre, No. 55:  "Archivo Digital de las Cartas y Telegramas a Enviado Especial Norteamericano Henry L. Stimson, Abril-Mayo de 1927," pp. 87-89:  www.temasnicas.net/rtn55.pdf

•  2012.  Octubre, No. 54:  "Un Archivo Digital de Mapas Históricos de Nicaragua," pp. 63-65: www.temasnicas.net/rtn54.pdf

•  2012.  Septiembre, No. 53:  "Los Malditos Pájaros de Hierro:  La Guerra Aérea en Nicaragua durante la Rebelión de Sandino, 1927-1932," pp. 47-87 (translation of "Social Memory & Tactical Doctrine," above):  www.temasnicas.net/rtn53.pdf 

Select Conference Papers

•  2014.   "Los testimonios del Instituto de Estudio del Sandinismo (IES) en Nicaragua, 1980-1984:  Rupturas y congruencias narrativas en un proyecto de memoria de un estado revolucionario."  Ponencia por presentar al XII Congreso Centroamericano de Historia, Universidad de San Salvador, San Salvador, 14-18 de julio (en preparación).

•  2014.   "Los Voluntarios:  A Failed Counterinsurgency Experiment of the US Marines & Guardia Nacional de Nicaragua, January-July 1929."  Paper presented to the Middle Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies, Rutgers University, New Brunswick NJ, March 7-8.

•  2013.   "Creating a Sole Non-Partisan Military & Police Force Composed of Natives to Promote Peace & Order & Prosperity & Rights:  The Remaking of the Nicaraguan State via the Formation of the Guardia Nacional de Nicaragua, 1925-1940.”  Paper presented with co-author Dr. David C. Brooks to the Middle Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies, Lebanon Valley College, Annville PA, March 8-9.

•  2012.   “Experiments in Digital Archives and Hybrid Print-Web Texts:  The Case of Nicaragua’s Atlantic Coast Region Under the Imperial Spotlight, ca. 1926-1933.”  Paper presented to the Middle Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies, American University, Washington D.C., March 22-24.

•  2011.   “Sandino on the Coast:  New Perspectives on the Sandino Rebellion in Nicaragua’s Atlantic Coast Region.”  Paper presented to the Middle Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies, University of Pittsburgh, March 17-19.

•  2010.  "La Revolución se va a digitalizar: Creación de un archivo virtual e interpretativa sobre la rebelión de Sandino en Nicaragua, 1927-1934."  Ponencia presentada al X Congreso Centroamericano de Historia, UNAN-Managua, 13-16 de Julio.

•  2009.  "The Vexatious Frontier Question:  Capital, Coercion, and Sovereignty in the Western Nicaragua-Honduras Borderlands, 1919-1936."  Paper presented to the Middle Atlantic Conference on Latin American Studies, College of William & Mary, March.

Book Reviews

•  2013.  H-Diplo Roundtable Review, Vol. XIV, No. 25 (2013), 25 March 2013.  Jason M. Colby, The Business of Empire: United Fruit, Race, and U.S. Expansion in Central America  (Ithaca:  Cornell University Press, 2011).
http://www.h-net.org/~diplo/roundtables/PDF/Roundtable-XIV-25.pdf.

•  2010.  Jorge Eduardo Arellano, Guerrillero de Nuestra América: Augusto C. Sandino (1895-1934).  2nd ed. Managua: HISPAMER, 2008, and Onofre Guevara López, Cien años de movimiento social en Nicaragua: relato cronológico.  Managua:  Instituto de Historia de Nicaragua y Centroamérica (IHNCA-UCA), 2008, in Mesoamérica 52, enero-dic.

•  2009.  Jeffrey L. Gould and Aldo A. Lauria-Santiago, To Rise in Darkness: Revolution, Repression, and Memory in El Salvador, 1920-1932 (Durham: Duke University Press, 2008), in A Contracorriente, 7 (1) Fall, pp. 367-376; available online here.

•  2007.  Michel Gobat, Confronting the American Dream: Nicaragua Under U.S. Imperial Rule (Durham: Duke University Press, 2005), in The Americas 63 (3) January, pp. 451-52.

•  2001.  Les W. Field, The Grimace of Macho Ratón: Artisans, Identity, and Nation in Late Twentieth-Century Western Nicaragua (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1999), in Social History 26 (1) January, pp. 130-32.

•  1998.  Darío A. Euraque, Reinterpreting the Banana Republic:  Region and State in Honduras, 1870-1972 (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996), in H-Net Reviews, Michigan State University (http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.cgi?path=14928887752532).

•  1998.  Volker Wünderich, Sandino: una biografía política (Managua: Nueva Nicaragua, 1995), in Hispanic American Historical Review 78 (3) November, pp. 522-23.

•  1996.  Alejandro Bendaña, La mística de Sandino (Managua, 1995), in Hispanic American Historical Review 76 (4) November, pp. 802-03.

•  1996.  Mike Wallace, Mickey Mouse History and Other Essays on American Memory (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1996), in H-Net Reviews, Michigan State University (http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.cgi?path=18280865028819).

BOOK MANUSCRIPT IN PROGRESS

The Sandino Rebellion:  US Invasion, Guerrilla War, and Social Revolution in Las Segovias, Nicaragua, 1926-1934.

REFERENCES

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