Kathryn J Oberdeck

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Research Interests

US 19th and 20th Century Cultural and Intellectual History, Working-class history, Histories of space and place, Comparative U.S. and South African History, Public and Digital History


Ph.D. American Studies, Yale University, 1991
B.A., Sociology, University of California, Berkeley 1981


Spring 2019: History 271: Illinois History
Fall 2019: History 172, U.S. History Since 1877
Fall 2019: History 358, History Harvest: Collaborative Public Digital History
Spring 2018: History 386: Public History


Co-investigator, Humanities Without Walls: "The Classroom and the Future of the Historical Record," with John Randolph, Principal Investigator, and Daniel Gilbert and Bonnie Mak, UIUC co-investigators, and Patrick Jones, Aaron Johnson and William Thompson, University of Nebraska, Lincoln and Sharon Leon, Michigan State University.

Co-Investigator, "THINK (The Humanities Innovating New Knowledge), Barbara Ransby, UIC and Jennifer Brier, UIC Principal Investigators, Devin Hunter, UIS, co-investigator

Office Address

427 Gregory Hall

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