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Jamie LeAnne Hager

The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH Doctorate of Philosophy, in progress-anticipated 2014

Appalachian State University, Boone, NC Master of Arts, Public History, May ‘10 GPA: 3.95 Thesis: Towards a New History: Iredell County, North Carolina

Appalachian State University, Boone, NC Bachelor of Arts, Archaeology, History, May ‘08 GPA: 3.86

Publications:

“The Pirate and the Privateer: A Comparative Study of Sir Francis Drake and Sir Henry Morgan”-Greensboro Historical Review 2010

Professional Conferences:

North Carolina State University History Graduate Student Association Conference; Raleigh, NC-Presented “America’s Lost Women: North Carolina Women and the ERA” February 21, 2009

Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference; Boone, NC-Presented “Sir Henry Morgan: Britain’s Second Drake?” March 28, 2009

UNCC History Graduate Association Conference; Charlotte, NC-Presented “Under Fire: Pirates vs. Privateers” April 4, 2009

Fourth Annual Spring Conference in World History and Economics; Boone, NC-Presented “Pirates vs. Privateers: A Comparative Study of Sir Francis Drake and Sir Henry Morgan” April 18, 2009

The College of William and Mary Graduate Research Symposium; Williamsburg, VA-Presented “Towards a New History: Iredell County, North Carolina” March 26, 2010

Southwestern Historical Association Annual Meeting/Conference; Houston, TX-Presented “Pirates vs. Privateers: A Comparative Study of Sir Francis Drake and Sir Henry Morgan” April 2, 2010

2010 Ohio University History Graduate Student Association Conference; Athens, OH-Presented “Towards a New History: Iredell County, North Carolina” May 15, 2010

Southwestern Historical Association Annual Meeting/Conference; Las Vegas, NV-Presenting Presenting “To Trade or Not To Trade?: The Effect of Piracy and Privateering on International Trade Relations in the 16th Century Atlantic World” March 16-19, 2011

17th Annual Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture Conference; New Paltz, NY-Presenting “To Trade or Not To Trade?: The Effect of Piracy and Privateering on International Trade Relations in the 16th Century Atlantic World” June 17-19, 2011

Awards and Honors:

•Member of the Cratis D. Williams Honor Society which recognizes the top 1% of all graduate students and their academic achievements
•Passed Comprehensive Exams with Distinction
•Recipient of a scholarship to attend the NCLHA conference in New Bern, NC
•Recipient of the Clara Dougherty Brown Scholarship for Outstanding Public History Graduate Students, 2009-2010 School Year
•Summa Cum Laude graduate, Appalachian State University, May 2008
•Anthropology Departmental Honors graduate, Appalachian State University, May 2008
•Heltzer Honors Program General Honors graduate, Appalachian State University, May 2008
•Nominated for Outstanding Senior in Anthropology, March 2008
•Junior Marshall for the 2007 Commencement Ceremony, College of Arts and Sciences-Anthropology, Appalachian State University, May 2007

Book Reviews:

Rob Christensen, The Paradox of Tar Heel Politics: The Personalities, Elections, and Events That Shaped Modern North Carolina, Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2nd edition, 2010. (North Carolina Association of Historians, April 2011 Journal)

Kitty Burns Florey, Script and Scribble: The Rise and Fall of Handwriting, Melville Publishing, 2009. (Submitted to Essays in History)

Professional Experience:

Founder and President of Appalachian State University Graduate History Association, for 2009-2010 Academic Term

Referee Editor, Fall 2010 Southern Historian: A Journal of Southern History