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					                                   BOYD D. COTHRAN
                                    436 Prospect St., Apt 4
                                    New Haven, CT 06511
                                       (831) 227-1170
                                     cothr002@umn.edu

EDUCATION

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Ph.D. Candidate in History, 2008-
M.A. in History, 2008

       Dissertation: “Marketplaces of Remembering and the Making of the Modoc War”
       Fields of study: Modern U.S. History; American Indian History; U.S. Western History;
       Public History and Memory Studies; Latin American History

University of California, Berkeley
B.A. in History with highest honors and highest distinction in general scholarship, 2005
       Thesis: “„An Object of Their Fury‟: The Boston Smallpox Inoculation Controversy of
       1721” (recipient of the Departmental Citation for Best Honors Thesis, 2004)

RESEARCH GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS, AND AWARDS

2010-2011       Henry Roe Cloud Dissertation Writing Fellowship in American Indian and
                Indigenous Studies, Howard R. Lamar Center for the Study of Frontiers and
                Borders, Yale University

2010            A. Beebe White Fellowship, Department of History, University of Minnesota,
                Twin Cities (spring semester)

2009-2010       Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies Fellow, Newberry Library
                D‟Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies,
                Chicago, Il. (2 months)

2009-2010       Dissertation Research Grant, The Graduate School, University of Minnesota,
                Twin Cities (2 months)

2008            Travel Grant, American Society for Ethnohistory

2008            Research Travel Award, History Department, University of Minnesota, Twin
                Cities (2 months)

2007, 2008      Research Travel Award, American Indian Studies Workshop, University of
                Minnesota, Twin Cities (2 months each)

2007            Graduate Research Partnership Program Grant, College of Liberal Arts,
                University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (summer)
2006-07          Center for Early Modern History Graduate Fellowship, University of
                 Minnesota, Twin Cities (fall/spring semester)
ARTICLES

“Pocahontas of the Lava Beds: Gender, Colonialism, and the Marketplace of Remembering US-
Indian Violence, 1873-1920.” ms, in progress.

“Exchanging Gifts with the Dead: Lava Beds National Monument and Narratives of the Modoc
War.” International Journal of Critical Indigenous Studies, forthcoming.

“The Lava Beds Monument and the Making of California‟s Last Indian War.” In Unforgiving
Landscape: Lava Beds National Monument and the Modoc War (Klamath Falls: Shaw Historical
Library, 2011), forthcoming.

“Working the Indian Field Days: The Economy of Authenticity and the Question of Agency in
Yosemite Valley, 1916-1929.” American Indian Quarterly 34:2 (Spring 2010): 194-223.

BOOK REVIEWS

The Colfax Massacre: The Untold Story of Black Power, White Terror, and the Death of
Reconstruction by LeeAnna Keith, History: Reviews of New Books, forthcoming.

Making a Non-White America: Californians Coloring Outside Ethnic Lines, 1925-1955 by
Allison Varzally. History: Reviews of New Books 36:3 (Spring 2008): 103.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

“Working the Bureau of Pensions: Understanding the Gendered Marketplace of Remembering
US-Indian Violence, 1870-1940,” Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Amherst,
Massachusetts, June 9-12, 2011.

“Storied Land of Progress: Local Histories and Settler Colonialism in the Klamath Basin,”
Native American and Indigenous Studies Association, Sacramento, California, May 19-21, 2011.

Chair. “Keeping the Legacy, Looking Ahead,” Henry Roe Cloud Conference at the Yale Native
American Cultural Center, New Haven, Connecticut, November 6, 2010.

“Marketplaces of Remembering: Violence, Memory, and Colonialism in the California-Oregon
Borderland,” American Society for Ethnohistory Annual Meeting, Ottawa, Ontario, October 13-
17, 2010.

“Exchanging Gifts with the Dead: Lava Beds National Monument and Narratives of the Modoc
War,” Native American and Indigenous Studies Association Annual Meeting, Tucson, Arizona,
May 20-22, 2010. (Finalist 2010 NAISA Graduate Student Paper Prize)

“Crimes Against Civilization: State Violence, Judicial Homicide, and Vigilante Justice in
Historical Sites Commemorating the Indian Wars,” National Council on Public Historians
Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon, March 10-14, 2010.
“„In Service of Civilization: Identity and the Indian War Veterans Pensions, 1913-1930,”
American Society for Ethnohistory Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, September 30-
October 3, 2009.

“Containing the Violence of the Past: Lava Beds National Monuments and Narratives of the
Modoc War,” Organization of American Historians Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington,
March 25-28, 2009.

“„Pocahontas of the Lava Beds: Toby Riddle, Winema, and the Economy of Remembering the
Modoc War,” American Society for Ethnohistory Annual Meeting, Eugene, Oregon, November
12-15, 2008 (Subsequent versions of this paper were presented at The McNickle Seminar in
American Indian Studies, Newberry Library, Chicago, Illinois, February 4, 2010 and at the
Native American and Indigenous Studies Association Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota,
May 21-23, 2009.)

“The Silenced Witness: Meditations on the Problem of Testimony in Historical
Commemorations of the Modoc War,” Native American and Indigenous Studies: Who are We?
Where are we Going?, Atlanta, Georgia, April 10-12, 2008.

“Working the Yosemite Indian Field Days, 1916-1929,” American Society for Ethnohistory
Annual Meeting, Tulsa, Oklahoma, November 7-10, 2007.

Session Organizer
Making History: Memory, Identity, and the Politics of Historical Knowledge Production,
American Society for Ethnohistory Annual Meeting, Eugene, Oregon, November 12-15, 2008.

TEACHING AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Yale University (2010-Present)
     Henry Roe Cloud Dissertation Writing Fellow, Howard R. Lamar Center for the Study of
     Frontiers and Borders

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (2006-2010)
     Instructor, Department of American Indian Studies, 2009
     Indigenous Peoples in Global Perspective(s) (Fall 2009)

     Instructor, Department of History, 2009
     Modern Latin American History From 1820-Present (Summer 2009)

     Teaching Assistant, Department of History, 2007-2008
     Central American Revolutions (Spring 2009)
     History of American Foreign Relations (Fall 2008)
     U.S. History from 1865 to Present (Spring 2008)
     Authority and Rebellion in America to 1865 (Fall 2007)
     Modern Latin American History From 1820-Present (Spring 2007)

     Research Assistantships
     Professor Jean O‟Brien, Department of History, Fall 2007, Spring 2008, Fall 2008, Spring
     2009, Fall 2009

University of California, Berkeley (2004-2005)
     Teaching Assistant, Department of History, 2004-2005
     American Revolution (Spring 2005)
     Colonial American History (Fall 2004)

Other Teaching Experience:
    Long-Term Substitute Teacher, Pajaro Valley Unified School District (2005-06)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

     Program Assistant, Native American and Indigenous Studies Association, 2008-09
     Organizer, American Indian Studies Workshop, University of Minnesota, 2007-2008;
           2008-09
     Vice President of University Relations, Council of Graduate Students, 2008-09, 2009-10
     Representative, Graduate and Professional Student Association, 2008-09
     Assistant Editor, The Berkeley McNair Research Journal, 2004-2005
     Symposium Coordinator, 2004 Western McNair Research Symposium, Berkeley,
           California
     Apprentice Editor, Mark Twain Project, Bancroft Library, 2002-2005

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

     Student Administrative Processes Work Group, Office of the Vice President, Fall 2009
     Graduate School Restructuring Implementation Committee, Office of the Vice President,
           Spring, 2009
     CLA-Subcommittee on Graduate Education, College of Liberal Arts, Spring, 2009
     Graduate Studies Committee, Department of History, 2007-08, 2008-09
     Undergraduate Studies Committee, Department of History, 2007-2008
     Policy and Review Council, Social Sciences, 2007-08, 2008-09
     Academic Advising Committee, Council of Graduate Students, 2008
     Environmental Sustainability Committee, Council of Graduate Students, 2008

PUBLIC HISTORY

     Klamath County Museum, Historical Consultant, June 2010-
     Minnesota Historical Society History Day, Judge, 2007, 2008, 2009.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

American Historical Association
Organization of American Historians
Native American and Indigenous Studies Association
American Society for Ethnohistory
National Council on Public History

				
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