Jonathan S. Coit
Department of History 102 10th St.
Eastern Illinois University Charleston, IL 61920
600 Lincoln Avenue 217-348-6161
Charleston, IL, 61920 email@example.com
Education: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Department of History
Dissertation completed, December 16, 2004
ABD, June 1999
Major Field: American Intellectual and Cultural History
Minor Fields: Comparative Labor and Working-Class History, U.S. History Since 1815
Department of History
Major: American Studies
Dissertation: “The Discourse of Racial Violence: Chicago, 1914-1923”
Chair: Kathryn Oberdeck
Experience: Fall 2004-
Assistant Professor, History Department, Eastern Illinois University
History 5350: Social and Cultural History of the 20th Century U.S.
History 4970: History of Ideas (U.S.)
History 2020: U.S. History Since 1865
Fall 1996-Spring 1998; Spring-Summer 2000
Teaching Assistant, Department of History, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
U.S. History Since 1877, including writing intensive
Presentations: “From ‘White Slavery’ to ‘Black and Tan’: Race and Housing on Chicago’s South Side, 1900-1919,” Urban History Association Conference, October 9, 2004
“Racial Politics, the Politics of Race, and the 1919 Chicago Race Riot,” Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities Conference, April 7, 2003
“Labor and Race in the Great Migration,” Illinois State Historical Society Conference, December 2, 2001.
“Hoodlums and the ‘Display of Manhood’: Race Rioters in Chicago, 1919,” Graduate Symposium on Women’s and Gender History, March 24, 2001.
Publication: “Black Philanthropy” in Juliet E. K. Walker, ed.. The Encyclopedia of African-American Business History. Newport, CN: Greenwood Press, 1998.
Grants: Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities Graduate Fellowship, 2002-2003
Fellowship, Department of History, University of Illinois, 1999
King V. Hostick Award, Illinois State Historical Society, 1998
Service: Localities Committee, History Department, EIU, 2004-
Curriculum Committee, History Department, EIU, 2004-
History Club, Faculty Sponsor, History Department, EIU, 2004-
Coordinating Committee and Co-President, Graduate Employees Organization, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2001-2002