Stella A. Ress

Stella A. Ress

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Program: Doctoral Program in United States History with minor fields in Public History and Women's and Gender History

Email: sress@luc.edu

Faculty Advisor(s): Dr. Lewis Erenberg and Dr. Patricia Mooney-Melvin

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Research Interests

 

Nineteenth- and twentieth century American social and cultural history with emphases on women’s and gender history, public history, history of youth and children, history of the family, and popular culture.

Honors and Awards

 

2012

          Alpha Sigma Nu, inducted Fall 2012

2011           

          Arthur J. Schmitt Dissertation Fellowship, Loyola University Chicago Graduate School, 2011-2012

2010           

           Advanced Doctoral Fellowship, Loyola University Chicago Graduate School, 2010-2011

2009            

            Graduate Assistantship, Loyola University Chicago Campus Safety, 2009-2010                                        

2008           

            Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Loyola University Chicago History Department, 2008-2009

2007           

            Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Loyola University Chicago History Department, 2007-2008

2006           

            Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Loyola University Chicago History Department, 2006-2007

2005           

            Graduate Scholar, Loyola University Chicago Women & Gender Studies Department, 2005-2006

            Phi Alpha Theta, inducted 2005

Publications

 

2010

     “Bridging the Generation Gap: Little Orphan Annie in the Great Depression.” Journal of Popular Culture 43, no. 4 (August 2010): 782-800.

      Sauganash Historic District Nomination. Co-author.  National Parks Service.  National Park Service.  June 2010. http://www.nps.gov/history/nr/feature/weekly_features/IL_SauganashHistoricDistrict.pdf

 

2009           

 

     “Finding the Flapper: A Historiographical Look at Image and Attitude.” History Compass 7 (November 2009): 1-11.

 

2007           

     “Child Labor.” in Encyclopedia of American Urban History. David Goldfield, ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2007.

 

 

Education

PhD Candidate, United States History, Loyola University Chicago, present

MA, United States History, Loyola University Chicago, 2005

BA, United States History, Earlham College, 2002

Presentations

Select Public History Presentations & Exhibits

 

2008

                   “Building a History: Developing the Sauganash Community through Individual Home Ownership.” Poster Presentation. National Council of Public History. 11 April 2008.

 

2007           

                    “Nourishing Culture: Greeks and Food in Chicago.” Exhibit. Research and Curatorial Assistant. Hellenic Museum and Cultural Center. Chicago, IL. 2006-2007.

 

2006           

                    “Road to Rembetika.” Exhibit. Label and Copy Editor. Hellenic Museum and Cultural Center. Chicago, IL. Summer 2006.

                    “The Greek Immigrant Experience.” Exhibit. Historical Consultant, Label and Copy Writer. Hellenic Museum and Cultural Center. Chicago, IL.  Spring 2006.

 

2004            “Garbage Guardians: Children and Refuse Reform.” Poster Presentation. Erie Neighborhood House. Chicago, IL. 17 April 2004.

Select Academic Presentations

 

2012

                  “Orphans and Idols: ‘Small Girls’ in the Great Depression.”  Paper Presentation.  Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association, National Conference.  Boston, MA.  14 April 2012.

 

2011           

                  “Romancing the Old: Age, Gender and Discourse in Intergenerational Relationships, 1890-1930.” Paper Presentation. Gender Matters Conference. Governors State University.  University Park, IL. 8 April 2011.

 

2010           

                   “Gold Diggers & Sugar Daddies: Intergenerational Romance and the Challenge to Age/Gender Norms, 1900-1930.”  Paper Presentation.  Women and Leadership Archives Lecture Series.  Loyola University.  9 November 2010.

                   “Sauganash: A Local History within National Context.”  Paper Presentation.  Twelfth Annual Conference on Illinois History.  Springfield, IL. 30 September 2010.

 

2008            

                    “Who’s Your Daddy?: Age, Gender, and Adoption in the Jazz Era.”  Paper Presentation.  Thirty-Third Annual Great Lakes History Conference. Grand Rapids, MI. 18 October 2008.

Teaching Experience

 

Spring 2010: Instructor of Record, American Pluralism, 2 sections, Loyola University Chicago History Department, Chicago, IL

 

Fall 2009: Instructor of Record, American Pluralism, 2 sections, Loyola University Chicago History Department, Chicago, IL

 

Spring 2009: Instructor of Record, U.S. History Since 1865, Loyola University Chicago History Department, Chicago, IL

 

Fall 2008: Instructor of Record, U.S. History Since 1865, Loyola University Chicago History Department, Chicago, IL

 

Spring 2008: Discussion Leader, Western Civilization Since 1500, 2 sections, Loyola University Chicago History Department, Chicago, IL

 

Fall 2007: Discussion Leader, Western Civilization Before 1500, 2 sections, Loyola University Chicago History Department, Chicago, IL

 

Spring 2007: Teaching Assistant, Western Civilization Before 1500, Loyola University Chicago History Department, Chicago, IL

 

Fall 2007: Teaching Assistant, Western Civilization Since 1500, Loyola University Chicago History Department, Chicago, IL 

 

Summer 2005: Reading Teacher, Institute of Reading Development, Chicago, IL

Author: Stella Ress
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