Will Ippen

Will Ippen

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Program: Joint Doctoral Program in American History and Public History

Email: wippen@luc.edu

Office: Crown Center 557

Faculty Advisor: Harold Platt

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Education

MA, Public History, Loyola University Chicago, 2011

BA, History and Political Science with University Honors, Northern Illinois University, 2008

Research Interests

My research interests include public history, 19th and 20th century US history, environmental history, history of capitalism, and global history.

Dissertation: "Threads that Bind: Cotton, Unfree Labor, and the Ecology of Capitalism"

Awards and Fellowships

Arthur J. Schmitt Dissertation Fellowship, Loyola University Chicago, 2017-2018

Teaching Fellowship, Loyola University Chicago, 2016-2017

National Science Foundation Travel Grant, 2015

Public Media Assistantship, Loyola University Chicago, 2013

Teaching Assistantship, Loyola University Chicago 2011-2017

Conference Papers and Public Lectures

“Trees, Preservations, and Public Historians: Challenges and Opportunities,” Structured Conversation, National Council on Public History Annual Meeting, Hartford, CT, March 2019.

“Resources and Best Practices for Public History Education and Training and Environmental Sustainability,” Working Group, National Council on Public History Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, April 2018.

“Cotton and the Ecology of Industrial Capitalism in the Indo-Atlantic,” American Society for Environmental History Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, March 2017.

“Environmental Knowledge Production in the Global Empire of Cotton,” American Society for Environmental History Annual Conference, Washington, DC, April 2015.

“NCPH Task for on Public History and Sustainability White Paper,” National Council on Public History, National Council on Public History Annual Meeting, March 2014.

“Innovative Reuse in the Post Industrial City,” Working Group (co-facilitator), National Council on Public History Annual Meeting, March 2014.

Invited public presentation, One Earth Film Festival, Oak Park, IL, March 2013.

“Sustaining Industrial Re-Use, Urban Farming, and Public History: A Case Study on an Interpretive Plant for The Plant,” Sustainability and Public History Working Group, National Conference on Public History Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, WI, April 2012.

“Uptown Square Historic District Interpretive Digital Map and Tour,” Northern Illinois University History Graduate Student Conference, DeKalb, IL, October, 2011.

“Garden for Victory: Urban Agriculture in Chicago, 1942-1945,” American Society for Environmental History Conference, Phoenix, AZ, April 2011.

Public History Projects

Digital Exhibits and Other Content:

“Red Gate Woods: ‘Site A,’” Forest Preserves of Cook County, 2013

“Activist Mundelein: Civic Engagement at a 20th Century Women’s College,” Women and Leadership Archives, Loyola University, Chicago, IL, 2013

Canyons of the Ancients National Monument website, Bureau of Land Mangement, United States Department of the Interior, 2012.

Anasazi Heritage Center website, Bureau of Land Management, United States Department of the Interior, 2012.

Museum Exhibits:

"Illinois Citizen Soldiers," Citizen Soldiers Exhibit Series, Pritzker Military Library and Museum, 2011.

National Register of Historic Places, Polish Roman Catholic Union of America Building, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, National Register #12001114, listed January 2, 2013.

"Don Vanitzian," Air Force History Exhibit, Pritzker Military Library and Museum, Summer 2010.

Resource Interpretation:

Red Gate Woods Site A Mahnattan Project interpretive signage, Forest Preserves of Cook County, IL, 2013.

Historic Presrevation:

National Register of Historic Places, Polish Roman Catholic Union of America Building, Chicago, Cook County, IL, National Register #12001114, listed January 2013.

Oral History:

"Interview with Amanda Furst," in Christopher Manning, N.O.L.A. Oral History Project, 2010.

Openlands Oral History Project, 2010-2011.

Professional Experience

Women and Leadership Archives, Digital Media Intern, May-August, 2013

Canyons of the Ancients National Monument and Anasazi Heritage Center, Digital Interpretation Intern, May-August 2012

Pritzker Military Library and Museum, Exhibit, Artifact Collection, and Archive Processing Volunteer, January 2011-May 2011

Pritzker Military Library and Museum, Artifact Collection Intern, May-July 2010

Openlands, Archivist and Oral Historian, September 2009-February 2011

Teaching

Courses Taught:

HIST 102: The Evolution of Western Ideas and Institutions since the Seventeenth Century

HIST 211: United States History to 1865

Discussion Section Leader:

HIST 101: The Evolution of Western Ideas and Institutions to the Seventeenth Century

HIST 212: United States History since 1865

Teaching Assistant:

HIST 102: The Evolution of Western Ideas and Institutions since the Seventeenth Century

HIST 211: United States History to 1865

Author: William Ippen
Last modified: 11/3/2018 2:32 PM (EST)