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Tamar Carroll

Assistant Professor

Rebecca Edwards


Michael Laver

Assistant Professor

Rebecca Scales

Assistant Professor

Eric Nystrom

Associate Professor
Published Review

Carroll, Tamar W. "Film Review Essay." Rev. of Jim Hubbard and Sarah Schulman, United in Anger: A History of ACT UP, David France, How to Survive a Plague, and Jeffrey Schwartz, Vito: The Life of Gay Rights Activist Vito Russo, ed. Stephanie Gilmore. Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender History Newsletter Dec. 2012: 16-18. Print.

Journal Paper

Carroll, Tamar W. and Lily Geismer. "Integrating Gender and Political History into Courses on Post-1945 U.S. History." Perspectives on History 50. 3 (2012): 28-30. Print.

Invited Presentations/Keynotes

Carroll, Tamar W. "Working Class Feminism in the 1970s and 1980s." Women's History Month Speaker. Nazareth College. Rochester, NY. 7 Mar. 2012. Lecture.

Published Review

Carroll, Tamar W. "Love and (Gender) Trouble in Interwar African American Marriages." Rev. of Stormy Weather: Middle-Class African American Marriages Between the Two World Wars, by Anastasia Carol Curwood. H-Law, H-Net Aug. 2011: 1-3. Web.

Full Length Book

Edwards, Rebecca. Words Made Flesh: Nineteenth-Century Deaf Education and the Growth of Deaf Culture. New York, NY: New York University Press, 2012. Print. *

Journal Paper

Edwards, Rebecca. "No Dummies: Deafness, Baseball, and American Culture." Sign Language Studies 12. 2 (2012): 171-187. Print. *

Invited Presentations/Keynotes

Edwards, Rebecca. "Seeing the Signs: Doing Deaf History at Holy Cross and Beyond." Inauural lecture for the series "Opening Doors: 40 Years of Women at Holy Cross". College of the Holy Cross. Worcester, MA. 20 Sep. 2012. Address.

Journal Paper

Laver, Michael. "Butter Diplomacy: Food and Drink as a Social Lubricant in Dutch East India Company Trade with Japan." Education About Asia. Spring (2012): 5-8. Print. *

Laver, Michael. "Skins in the Game: The Dutch East India Company, Deerskins, and the Japan Trade." World History Bulletin 28:2. Fall (2012): 13-16. Print. * Formal Presentation

Laver, Michael. €œThrough a Glass Darkly: Christianity and the Politics of Control in Tokugawa Japan.€ Sustainable Asia: Challenges and Opportunities. 38th Annual Mid-Atlantic Region Association for Asian Studies Conference. State College, PA. 23 Oct. 2010. Presentation.

Laver, Michael. €œGift-giving and the Politics of Legitimacy in Tokugawa Japan.€ 59th Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs. Columbus, OH. 30 Oct. 2010. Presentation.


Eric Nystrom, Seeing Underground: Maps, Models, and Mining in America (Reno: University of Nevada Press, 2014).

Published Article

Nystrom, Eric. "Underground Photography and American Mining Before 1920." Mining History Journal 17 (2010): 103-126.

Formal Presentation

Nystrom, Eric. "Mapping Mine Lands: A History of Underground Maps in America." National Association of Abandoned Mine Land Programs (NAAMLP) Conference. Scranton, PA. 19-22 Sept 2010.

Nystrom, Eric. "Change of Plans: Blueprint Technology and the Evolution of Engineering Practice." Michigan Technological University Archival Speaker Series. Houghton, MI. 13 July 2010.

Nystrom, Eric. "Mining Landscapes on Display in the U.S. National Museum, 1880-1930." Mining History Association Conference. Silver City, NM. 10-13 June 2010.

Nystrom, Eric. "Presenting the Underground: Model Mines in American Museums." National Council on Public History / American Society for Environmental History Joint Meeting. Portland, OR. 10-14 March 2010.