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Nate Kogan : Curriculum Vitae

Education

Ph.D. in Transatlantic History, December 2015

University of Texas at Arlington

Arlington, TX



Dissertation: "'Every good man Is a Quaker, and that none but good men are Quakers': Transatlantic Quaker Humanitarians, Disability, and Marketing Enlightened Reform, 1730-1834"

 

Master of Arts Degree in History, August 2008

University of Texas at Arlington

Arlington, TX

 

Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and Art History, May 2004

Columbia College, Columbia University

New York, NY



Senior Honors Thesis: "The Mormon Pavilion: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' Development of Proselytizing and Emergence into Mainstream America"

 

High School Diploma with Distinction in Journalism, June 2000

Rowland Hall-St. Mark's School

Salt Lake City, UT



Professional and Teaching Experience

June 2012-Present

Upper School History Teacher, Rowland Hall, Salt Lake City, UT

Courses Taught:

  • AP European History
  • Western Civilization
  • Slavery in the Atlantic World (elective)
  • Disability in the Past (elective)

August 2004-May 2012

Upper School History Teacher, Fort Worth Country Day, Fort Worth, TX

Courses Taught:

  • AP United States Government (Upperclass elective)
  • American Government and Economics (9th grade)
  • World History (10th grade)
  • World History, Honors (10th grade)
  • Modern Problems (Upperclass elective)
  • United States History (11th grade)

Coaching Responsibilities:

  • Head JV Basketball Coach (2006-2007; 2008-Present)
  • Assistant JV Basketball Coach (2004-2006; 2007-2008)
  • Assistant Varsity Track Coach (2004-Present)

Summers 2008-2011

Mentor Teacher, Breakthrough Collaborative (formerly Summerbridge), Fort Worth, TX

  • 2011 - Mentor Teacher for 7th-8th Grade Writing and 9th Grade Geography teachers
  • 2010 - Mentor Teacher for 7th-9th Grade Social Studies teachers
  • 2009 - Mentor Teacher for 9th Grade English and Social Studies teachers
  • 2008 - Mentor Teacher for 9th Grade English teachers
  • Responsibilities include creating and planning curriculum; supervising teachers' implementation of lessons; providing pedagogical guidance; observing classes and providing feedback and suggestions to teachers; writing summative evaluations and recommendations for teachers.

Awards & Fellowships

2016 – George Wolfskill PhD Dissertation Award, History Department, University of Texas at Arlington.

2015 – Dean's Excellence Fellowship for 2015-2016 academic year, University of Texas at Arlington; Transatlantic History Award, History Department, University of Texas at Arlington.

2014 – Dean's Excellence Fellowship for 2014-2015 academic year, University of Texas at Arlington; Global Reseach Fellowship, University of Texas at Arlington; College of Liberal Arts Dean's Award for Research Travel, University of Texas at Arlington.

2013 – Dean's Excellence Fellowship for 2013-2014 academic year, University of Texas at Arlington; College of Liberal Arts Dean's Award for Research Travel, University of Texas at Arlington; College of Liberal Arts Dean's Award for Conference Presentation, University of Texas at Arlington.

2012 - Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society inductee; College of Liberal Arts Scholar, University of Texas at Arlington; Dean's Excellence Fellowship, University of Texas at Arlington; College of Liberal Arts Dean's Award for Research Travel.

2009-2010 - Graduate Stimulus Scholarship, University of Texas at Arlington

2009 - University Scholar, President’s Convocation for Academic Excellence, University of Texas at Arlington

2008 - Wolfskill Award for Excellence in Master's Studies in History, University of Texas at Arlington

2004 - Departmental Honors in History, Columbia University, History Department

2000-2004 - Dean's List, Columbia College, Columbia University

2000 - Diploma with Distinction in Journalism, Rowland Hall-St. Mark's School

Research

Peer-reviewed Publications

  • "Aberrations in the Body and in the Body Politic: The Eighteenth-Century Life of Benjamin Lay, Disabled Abolitionist." Disability Studies Quarterly 36, no. 3 (2016): http://dx.doi.org/10.18061/dsq.v36i3.5135.

  • "Mormons in the New York World's Fair, 1964-65." Mormons and Popular Culture: The Global Influence of an American Phenomenon, edited by J. Michael Hunter, 2 vols. Santa Barbara, Calif.: Praeger, 2012.
  • Content Editor for "A Continent Divided: The U.S.-Mexico War," Center for Greater Southwestern Studies, University of Texas at Arlington, 2011.
  • "The Mormon Pavilion: Mainstreaming the Saints at the New York World's Fair, 1964-1965." Journal of Mormon History 35, no. 4 (Fall 2009): 1-52.

Other Publications

Conference Presentations

  • "'Heaven bade this structure rise, and called it the Retreat': Rhetoric versus Reality at the Quakers' York Retreat, 1796-1820," Society for Disability Studies Conference, Atlanta, GA, June 2015.
  • "The Visual Legacy of Benjamin Lay: Disabled Quaker Abolitionist," Society for Historians of the Early American Republic Conference, Philadelphia, PA, July 2014.
  • "The Strange Career of Benjamin Lay: Disabled Quaker Abolitionist," Conference of Quaker Historians and Archivists, Philadelphia, PA, June 2014.
  • "Spaces of Reform: Transatlantic Quakerism, the ‘Insane,’ and Publicizing Humanitarian Advocacy," Society for Historians of the Early American Republic Conference, St. Louis, MO, July 2013.
  • "Spaces of Reform: Transatlantic Quakerism, the ‘Insane,’ and Publicizing Humanitarian Advocacy," Annual Celebration of Student Excellence Symposium, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, March 22, 2012.
  • "The Art of the Remix: Incorporating Collaborative Writing in the Classroom," (co-presenter with Vanessa Scanfeld, Co-Founder of MixedInk), ISTE Conference, Philadelphia, PA, June 27, 2011.
  • "Reflections on the New Deal in Fort Worth Project," Fort Worth Council Area for Social Studies, Fort Worth, TX, June 2, 2011.

  • "Our Students Won't Research the Way We Did," (co-presenter with Russ Goerend), Reform Symposium, July 30, 2010.
  • "Write, Remix, Evaluate: Collaborative Writing in the Social Media Classroom," (co-presenter with David Stern, Co-Founder of MixedInk), ISTE Conference, Denver, CO, June 30, 2010.
  • “Making the Classroom Transparent: Conceptualizing and Integrating Social Media into the Secondary School Humanities Classroom,” poster presentation given at conference on "Engaging Students: The Process and Product of Effective Active Learning," University of Texas at Arlington, September 2009.