Joshua Wachuta

Joshua Wachuta

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Status: PhD in U.S. and Public History

Website: Joshua Wachuta

Email: jwachuta@luc.edu

Faculty Advisor: Ted Karamanski

Please note: This profile is no longer maintained. Please visit https://joshua.wachuta.name/ for current information.

Education

PhD in US and Public History, Loyola University Chicago, 2019

MA in Public History, Loyola University Chicago, 2015

BA in History, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, 2010

Research Interests

19th Century U.S. Midwest, Canadian Borderlands, American Indian History, & Public History

Dissertation

"All and More Than Was Owed: American Indians and Settler Capitalism on the Upper Mississippi, 1805-1890"

Awards and Fellowships

Crown Fellowship, Loyola University Chicago, 2012-2017

Conference Presentations

"All and More Than Was Owed: The Making of Indigenous Debt and Midwestern Capitalism." Midwestern History Association Conference. Grand Rapids, Illinois. May 30, 2019.

"Where is Darwin in a Jesuit College Library?" Crossings and Dwellings Conference. Chicago, Illinois. October 17, 2014.

"Negotiating Claims to Wisconsin: A Political History of the Ho-Chunk Treaty of 1837." Wisconsin History Symposium. Platteville, Wisconsin. April 4, 2014.

"Creole Persistence at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, 1836-1900." Loyola University Chicago History Graduate Student Conference. Chicago, Illinois. November 9, 2013. Awarded "Best Loyola Graduate Presentation."

Professional Experience and Internships

Wisconsin Historical Society-Villa Louis Historic Site (Prairie du Chien, Wis). Historic Site Manager. 2017-2018

National Park Service - Grand Portage National Monument (Grand Portage, Min). Park Guide. 2014

Loyola University "Crossings and Dwellings" Exhibition (Chicago, Ill). Curatorial Assistant. 2013-2014

Wisconsin Historical Society-Villa Louis Historic Site (Prairie du Chien, Wis). Historic Interpreter/Curatorial Assistant. 2006-2013

Fort Crawford Museum (Prairie du Chien, Wis). Museum Attendant. 2007

Author: Joshua Wachuta
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