Donald Thomas Hickey

TitlePhD Student,
Graduate Teaching Assistant
DivisionHumanities Division
DepartmentHistory Department
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Donald Thomas Hickey

Research Interests

My research interests include, but are not limited to:

-cultural and intellectual history of the United States

-American Civil War, Reconstruction, Gilded Age, Progressive Era

-The United States in a global context

-epistemology and philosophy of historical methodology

-memory and public history 


Biography, Education and Training

MA history California State University, Fullerton (2013)

BA history The George Washington University (2001)

Honors, Awards and Grants

C. Carmon Hardy Prize for Best Intellectual History Paper: 2012. CSU-Fullerton

Ronald Rietveld Fellowship on the Era of Abraham Lincoln: 2012. CSU-Fullerton 

Selected Publications

"The Existentialism of Ambrose Bierce: A Study of Memory in American Postbellum Literature," published in the Welebaethan Journal of History, California State University Fullerton, 2012.

Teaching Interests

I am interested in teaching courses on United States history, the U.S. in a Global Context, and historical methodology and theory.