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Course Afffiliation

Hist A314: U.S. History, 1929-1945 (Fall 2011)

Faculty Advisor

Dr. Louis Cantor

Chair/Discussant

Dr. David Schuster

Brief Biography

Tanner Billingsley is a senior with IPFW’s Department of History. Last year, he participated in the 3rd Annual Undergraduate History Conference, where he discussed the role of Mary Harris “Mother” Jones in the coal wars of West Virginia and Colorado. In 2011, he was the recipient of the Judie and Ralph Violette History Scholarship. This year, he received the Sharon Alt Piepenbrink Award for his research paper “Beyond Gender: Black Women amidst the Feminist Movement in the 1960s.” His current research interests include American feminism, the American labor movement, modern American conservatism, and Romania during the Ceaușescu period. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and traveling to Massachusetts and Colorado.

Start Date

21-4-2012 9:30 AM

End Date

21-4-2012 10:30 AM

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Tanner Billingsley is a senior with IPFW’s Department of History. Last year, he participated in the 3rd Annual Undergraduate History Conference, where he discussed the role of Mary Harris “Mother” Jones in the coal wars of West Virginia and Colorado. In 2011, he was the recipient of the Judie and Ralph Violette History Scholarship. This year, he received the Sharon Alt Piepenbrink Award for his research paper “Beyond Gender: Black Women amidst the Feminist Movement in the 1960s.” His current research interests include American feminism, the American labor movement, modern American conservatism, and Romania during the Ceaușescu period. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and traveling to Massachusetts and Colorado.